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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, University of Toronto
Dental: DDS, University of Toronto
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency:
General Practice, New York Hospital Queens
Orthodontics, Boston University
Treatments offered at MCO Orthodontics- Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, braces, Incognito
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Invisalign Attachments are required to allow aligners to get a better grip on the teeth. Sometimes they are used to directly move teeth, while other times, they are used as anchors to help move other teeth in the arch. They are made of a tooth-coloured material that will stay on your teeth for the...
This short video produced by one of our clinical team members describes new features that are incorporated into Invisalign Teen. Learn about how Invisalign can now expand treatment to many teenagers!
There are many ways to help improve the chances of successful treatment with Invisalign. In this video, learn about aligner chewies and their role in ensuring treatment stays on track.
A lot of our patients wonder what Invisalign looks like, how it feels, if it hurts, whether it will fall out, and how you will talk with it on. My feeling is that if I am going to offer treatment to my patients, I should know exactly what it feels like.&n
Most popular answers from Jason K. Tam, DDS
While there is some merit to each of the posts below, it is important to note that the inherent shape of the teeth may be responsible for the spaces.... READ MORE
Many Invisalign providers and the public often comment on the limitations of Invisalign treatment to basic treatment. They believe that aligners are... READ MORE
There are many different modalities of straightening teeth. Depending on the malocclusion, there are going to various ways to go ahead and achieve... READ MORE
It is a common misconception that clear braces move teeth slower than metal braces. The major reason for choosing one over another is aesthetics... READ MORE
Absolutely the doctor is extremely important in the success of your treatment with Invisalign. They are they ones who map out your treatment and... READ MORE
The attachments are used to allow the aligner to get a better grip of a particular tooth, or to provide an anchor. Therefore, they are meant to fit... READ MORE
We recommend our patients clean their aligners with water and a clean toothbrush without toothpaste. Toothpastes have abrasives in them and will... READ MORE
Interproximal reduction (IPR), stripping, slenderization, or enamelplasty is always one of the biggest concerns of Invisalign patients. This... READ MORE
Attachments are auxilliaries to aid in the movement of teeth by providing a larger surface area for your Invisalign to grip onto. They are temporarily... READ MORE
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