A panoramic X-ray, also known as a panoramic radiographic, is a type of dental X-ray used to examine and identify oral health issues. captures the full mouth in a single image.
With the help of a panoramic x-ray, the dentist can have a look at the upper and lower jaws, teeth, and surrounding
tissues and structures.
Panoramic X-Ray at Heart Beat Medical Center the patient will be asked to position themselves in the center of the X-ray unit. A technician will be there to guide them and secure their head. Then, a bite blocker is placed in their mouth.
This ensures proper alignment of their teeth. the purpose of proper alignment is to get a clear image. Once the patient has positioned themselves properly, they are asked to stay still. A rotating arm travels around their hand and takes the images. the entire process is very quick and hardly takes a minute.