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.
OPGS ARE USED BY DENTISTS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON :
Broad anatomic region is imaged.
EVALUATION OF TRAUMA, THIRD MOLAR, EXTENSIVE PATHOLOGY.
OPG IS VERY USEFUL FOR FOLLOWING FACULTIES :