TADs and Aligners: Overcoming Limitations by Their Synergistic Application


This session will cover the successful application of skeletal anchorage, encompassing various aspects from insertion sites to advanced techniques. Participants will explore clinical workflows with an emphasis on digital methods.

Moreover, attendees will discover how to combine clear aligners with skeletal anchorage, extending the possibilities within clear aligner treatments.

Through this lecture, orthodontic professionals will acquire the knowledge necessary for effective implementation of skeletal anchorage, maximizing treatment outcomes and expanding treatment options.


Dr Küffer is a talented and accomplished professional at the University of Duesseldorf, Germany. He has a passion for digital treatment planning and CAD/CAM manufacturing of orthodontic appliances, especially in combination with temporary anchorage devices, and is committed to delivering exceptional results.

Dr Küffer finished his post-graduate in orofacial orthopaedics and orthodontics at the University of Duesseldorf. Afterwards, he stayed at the University to develop new treatment techniques through the improvement and innovation of orthodontic appliances using skeletal anchorage.

With excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail, Dr Küffer teaches dentistry students at the University and has held numerous national and international lectures. Prior to his work at the University of Duesseldorf, Dr Küffer gained experience while working at the University of Tuebingen and in a resident orthodontic practice in South Germany for several years. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Tuebingen, and is known for his dedication to his work.