Panoramic X-rays help take a panoramic view of the mouth. It shows all the teeth and structures in the mouth together.
It is important to use advanced imaging technologies in dentistry to make the right diagnosis and provide the best service. In this sense, digital panoramic X-rays provide fast results and detailed images. The goal is not just to get a detailed look, but to check all the tissues in the mouth.
The tissues in the mouth for the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases are examined by X-rays or similar high-energy radiation techniques. It is used to detect the condition of tissues such as gums rather than the tooth surface. Thanks to panoramic X-rays, teeth that have not yet erupted, caries formation and the condition of the structures in the mouth can be viewed.
It is used for the emergence of dental and gum diseases and pathologies in the jaw. With a single film, it shows the general condition of the teeth, tooth roots, jaw placement, jaw bones and helps the physician in the treatment. While taking a panoramic X-ray, the patient is positioned using the bite bar and chin support on the device. The front teeth are placed on the notch on the bite stick and the patient is asked to bite the notch. The device rotates 180 degrees around the patient's head and the shooting is completed.
Uses of Panoramic X-ray
Detection of dental caries
Examination of impacted teeth
Diagnosis of oral cancer cases or non-malignant tumors
Examination of the eruption status of primary teeth or permanent teeth
Examination of the temporomandibular joint
Examination of maxillary sinuses
Examination of fractures as a result of trauma
Examination of bone defects
Planning and periodic control of dental implants
Detection of developmental abnormalities such as cleft lip and palate
As an archival material for storing the patient's historical information