High Tech Treatment

The Latest Technology

At The Smile Agency, we are always looking for ways to make our patients’ experience better. That’s why we offer the latest in high-tech treatment options to make treatment faster, more comfortable and more esthetic.


  • TADS
  • Herbst
TADS – Temporary Anchorage Device Screws

TADS are Temporary Anchorage Device Screws, otherwise knows as Mini- Implants. If you are looking for an orthodontist in Pasadena & West Covina that can completely makeover your smile with innovative technology, Dr. Guinn is the one to see.

With TADS, Dr. Karen Guinn places them into the top or bottom gum, depending on what movement is needed.

See what one of her patients says here!

Actual Patient Transformation 1

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Actual Patient Transformation 2

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Actual Patient Transformation 3

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Actual Patient Transformation 4

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Herbst Appliance

The Herbst appliance is a superior fixed functional appliance which effectively corrects skeletal Class II malocclusions.

Actual Patient Major Transformation - IN PROGRESS

The Herbst appliance is a revolutionary temporary appliance that is placed in a patient’s mouth for  a limited amount of months.

This appliance can be used at virtually any age and when used correctly, will advance the jaw to the proper position, eliminating the need for surgery!