Digital Full Mouth Panoramic X-Ray

Digital Full Mouth Panoramic X-Ray

DIGITAL PANORAMIC X-RAY

An orthopantomogram (OPG), also known as an “orthopantomogram” or “panorex”, is a panoramic scanning dental X-ray of the upper and lower jaw. It shows a two-dimensional view of a half-circle from ear to ear.

Diagnostic uses

OPG's are used by Dentists to provide information on :
  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Periodontal bone loss
  • Finding the source of dental pain
  • Assessment for the placement of dental implants
  • Orthodontic assessment

BENEFITS

  • Broad anatomic region is imaged.
  • Low radiation dose.
  • Convenient, easy and fast. The entire procedure takes 14 seconds exposure time.
  • Procedure can be performed on patients who cannot open their mouth.
  • Easy for edentulous patients, those who do not tolerate intraoral procedure well, patients with multiple tooth / oral pathology.
  • No overlapping of facial bones

Evaluation of Trauma, Third Molar, Extensive Pathology.

  • Evaluation of tooth development especially mixed dentition analysis.
  • Evaluation of development anomalies like cleft palate.
  • Minimal fluid inmaxillary sinus can be caught in his X-ray.
  • Temporomandibular joint pathology, dislocation or fractures can be clearly visualized without overlap.
  • Styloid process visualization is very easily achieved.
  • Multiple dental/oral problems caused by tobacco/pan masala chewing in elders & chocolates in children are caught by a single X-ray.
  • Gross localization of nasal cavity/ethmoidal sinus/maxillary sinus tumors & other pathology can be done at a very low price compared to the ct/mri

OPG is Very Useful for Following Faculties :

  • Dental
  • Maxillo facial surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Cancer surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Ent surgery
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