Orthopantomogram (OPG)

What is an OPG?

X-rays use radiation to take pictures of bones and other parts inside the body. An OPG is a panoramic X-ray of the upper and lower jaws, including the teeth. The OPG unit is specifically designed to rotate around the patient’s head during the scan. An OPG will take approximately 20 seconds.
An OPG can be used to look for
• Fractures
• Dislocated jaw
• Infection
• Dentition (teeth)
It can also be used for surgical planning.

Benefits of an OPG

  •  Painless, fast, and easy Preparation
  • No special preparation is required.
  • Leave all jewellery and valuables at home.
  • You may be asked to remove any metal objects.
  • Important to tell your doctor before the OPG
  • If you are or may be pregnant.
OPG treatment in Ghatkopar East