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Diagnostic Tests / Digital OPG
Today, three-dimensional imaging is offering the field of dentistry previously undreamed-of diagnostic and therapeutic options in the fields of surgery, prosthetics, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry.
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 three-dimensional view of a half-circle from ear to ear.
Impacted wisdom teeth.
Periodontal bone loss.
Finding the source of dental pain.
Assessment for the placement of dental implants.
The most common use is to determine the status of wisdom teeth.