Advantages of making a T.A.C

Written by: Dr. Gregorio Mayor Gallego
Published: | Updated: 21/05/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The CT (Computerized Axial Tomography) is a diagnostic test for the accurate and reliable image with which the specialist dentist / stomatologist can accurately determine, before an intervention, the exact location of an implant, extraction (extraction of teeth) or in any intervention know exactly the oral anatomy.

The accuracy of this radiological test is such that implantologists choose it because they can know exactly the bone quality, height and width of bone available.. It also provides us with the necessary information for cases of canines included, tumors, cysts, etc.

 

How a TAC is done

The test is performed in a Radiological Center, the patient, will have to provide a flyer from your dentist / stomatologist indicating the area to be treated.

The CAT is an X-ray scan that collects detailed images of the body, because by rotating around the patient, multiple images are obtained that the computer groups to form a final image that shows the area to be analyzed.

It is a painless test that lasts approximately five minutes and is performed with the patient lying on the CT stretcher, in the case of helical CT, and standing or sitting if the test is performed in a Cone Beam CT. In the helicoidal CT the stretcher will move according to the area of ​​the body that the specialist must study.

 

Advantages of the TAC

It is a precise, rapid and non-invasive test that allows placing implants accurately because it allows a detailed view of bones, soft tissues and blood vessels. It facilitates the diagnosis, in addition, to reduce the time of the intervention to know the exact place of the placement of the implant and to know exactly the anatomical conditions.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Gregorio Mayor Gallego
Radiology

Dr. Mayor Gallego trained as Medical Stomatologist at the Universities of Salamanca and Madrid and completed his studies as a radiologist at the Ramon y Cajal Hospital. It inaugurated its first exclusive Maxillofacial Radiology Center in 1980. Since that time, accompanied by an elite team and opted for New Technologies, which has made its Center is one of the most recognized by dentists in the region. Because of the demand for their referrers, in 2010, he created its second center in Mostoles (Madrid) and in 2011, opened a new office in Lanzarote. He is an expert in Digital Radiology 3D technologies.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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