Anchorage, Alaska
111 W 16th Ave, #203
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 561-1430

Why Choose Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska for an I-CAT Scan? June 1, 2016

Anchorage, Anchorage County
Why Choose Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska for an I-CAT Scan?, Anchorage, Alaska

When you need dental surgery, you want the procedure to be successful. At Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska in Anchorage, when the team needs detailed information about a patient's mouth, teeth, jaw nerves, facial bones, and sinuses, they use an I-CAT. This 3D imaging technology provides a 0.01-millimeter measurement accuracy, which makes it ideal for diagnosing dental problems, such as impacted teeth, and for creating a solid treatment plan.

More Convenient & Less Expensive

Not only does the I-CAT give the oral surgeons at Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska a more predictable outcome for a patient's dental surgery, it is also more convenient and less costly than the CT exams performed at hospitals. When patients require a CAT scan, they are allowed to remain seated in an open environment. This allows them to be more comfortable and provides a more natural anatomical orientation during the scan. Once the scan is complete, the data will be transferred to a computer, where they will be formatted and immediately displayed. This allows the cosmetic dental care team at Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska to quickly evaluate the examined region.

Good Utilization

oral-surgery-anchorage-akThe I-CAT at Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska is primarily used on patients who require dental implants, bone graft reconstruction surgery, and teeth extractions. It is also used in cases of oral pathology and severe trauma. Also, to help out the local community, Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska makes the I-CAT available to other dentists and physicians in the area. This provides them with the highest-quality images of their patients and allows them to improve their treatments.

If you want to receive the best treatment and dental surgery outcome, schedule an I-CAT with Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska today. For more information about the I-CAT, call (907) 561-1430. You can also visit this Anchorage cosmetic dental care team online to learn more about their other services.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Oral Surgery Associates of Alaska, LLC
What to Expect From Dental Implant Surgery, Anchorage, Alaska
Getting dental implants involves two separate sessions. During the first, the implant is placed in the jawbone by an oral surgeon. After the healing process is complete, they will more
What You Need to Know About Oral Pathology, Anchorage, Alaska
When a patient displays symptoms that could be signs of a serious disease, their dentist will likely refer them to an oral pathologist. Oral pathology is the branch of dentistry more
3 Important Points About Dental Implant Surgery, Anchorage, Alaska
Whether you lost teeth due to an accident or gum disease, finding the right replacement is crucial for your long-term wellness. Dental implants have become more more
Oral Surgeons Explain Why They Recommend Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen Together, Anchorage, Alaska
If you need to see an oral surgeon to address an ongoing dental problem, you might be nervous about pain management during recovery. Since opioids have the potential more
What Is Conscious Sedation Dentistry?, Anchorage, Alaska
Dental fear is one of the main reasons patients avoid the dentist. It can leave many conditions untreated and ultimately have irreversible consequences. Sedation dentistry is more