Orthopantomogram is one amongst the dental connected x-ray that’s use for diagnostic and treatment purpose. It’s taken to view the complete mouth radiography, that shows upper and lower jaw with teeth, additionally shows temporomandibular joint. Dentist suggests taking an OPG when it’s required to detect dental connected diseases.
It helps and detects the following
- Dental caries, abscess, wisdom teeth placement and angulation, before the removal of teeth.
- Remaining teeth, therefore view impacted teeth
- Any abnormality present, to visualize the anatomy of the teeth, therefore see the development of forthcoming permanent teeth in children.
- Tumors in jaw
- Post trauma
- Post operative