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Digital X-Rays

An Orthopantomogram (OPG), also known as an “orthopantogram” 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
OPGs 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 expsure time.
  • Procedure can be performed on patients who cannot open their mouth.
  • Easy for edentulous patients, patients 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 dentation analysis.
  • Evaluation of development anomlies like cleft palate.
  • Minimal fluid inmaxillary sinus can be caught in his X-ray.
  • Temporo mandibular 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/Ethomodial sinus/Maxillary sinus tumors & other paathology 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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