An Orthopantomogram (or OPG) is a panoramic X-ray of the upper and lower jaw, including the teeth. The OPG unit has been designed specially to rotate around the patients head for approximately 20 seconds to produce a two dimensional image.
A Lateral Cephalogram is a X-ray taken from the side of the face to show the bone and facial contours in a single image. A Lateral Cephalogram is usually key to diagnosing and treating orthodontic problems.
Please bring the following to the clinic (if applicable)
- Valid referral
- Medicare/Healthcare/Pension card
- Prior scans (e.g. X-rays, Ultrasounds, CT, MRI) and reports.
Bulk Billing available for valid referrals.
Should you have any further questions please ask the radiographer or you may like to have a look at the following websites: