The panoramic x-ray, also known as the Oral Panoramograph OPG, is a diagnostic tool used by dental professionals to get a comprehensive view of a patient’s mouth. This x-ray allows dentists to see everything from the roof of the mouth to the bottom of the throat, which can be especially helpful in identifying issues such as tumors, cysts, and infections. Thanks to this valuable tool, patients can receive more accurate diagnoses and treatment plans tailored specifically to their needs.
- Oral Panoramograph or OPG in Dubai is a radiograph that can capture the entire dental arch with very low radiation dosage.
- A highly sensitive and the quality of image taken is not sacrificed. Use it to assess specific teeth if required.
- The full visualization and assessment of any dental issues that may not be seen during a visual inspection is possible with OPG in Dubai. Consequently, patients can make more informed decisions about their oral health care.
What to expect from an OPG?
Oral Panoramographs are x-rays used to get a comprehensive view of your teeth, bones, and jaws. The procedure is simple and takes just a few minutes. You will be asked to bite down on a small film holder, and then the machine will take a series of x-rays. The Oral Panoramograph produces high-quality images that can be used to diagnose problems with your teeth and jaws. The procedure is painless and is an essential part of preventive dental care.
Benefits of an OPG
What is special about an OPG?
Oral panoramographs (OPGs) offer a number of advantages over traditional dental x-rays. First, they provide a more complete picture of the teeth and jaws, making them useful for diagnosing problems that might not be apparent on individual x-rays. Second, OPGs use a very low radiation dosage, making them safe for both children and adults. Finally, OPGs can be taken quickly and easily, with no need for special preparation or positioning.
Who is this service for?
Oral Panoramograph is an Oral Screening tool that gives patients a full oral evaluation. It is helpful for all dental patients during any examination. Oral Panoramograph helps ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy. Oral Panoramograph is the best way to screen for Oral Cancer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any side effects of OPG?
OPG is generally considered safe and effective, with minimal side effects. The most common side effect is mild discomfort or gagging during the procedure. In rare cases, OPG may cause allergic reactions or damage to the teeth or jawbone.
How long does an OPG procedure take?
Oral panoramographs, or OPGs, are commonly used in dental practices to assess the health of a patient’s teeth and jaws. The procedure is quick and easy, taking just 5 minutes to complete.
Are OPGs less expensive than other oral X-rays?
They are less expensive than other types of oral x-rays, such as CBCTs, and can be done in one visit. They cost 250 AED in our clinic.
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