Sirona ORTHOPHOS SL 3D X-ray machine
For X-ray examination the Orthophos SL device is installed in our clinic – a real all-in-one X-ray machine with a Hi-End hybrid 2D/3D system, this is the newest representative of the successful family of 3D X-ray machines from Dentsply Sirona surpassing all others in functionality, quality and design.
What can you see in the OPG picture?
The location of wisdom teeth including those that have not erupted.
The presence of carious lesions
The presence of inflammatory processes, hidden diseases
To assess the quality of root canals filling
To see granulomas, cysts, tumors, identify bone resorption (loss)
The position of the roots of the teeth;
The condition of the bone tissue surrounding the roots of the teeth
The presence of atrophy of the alveolar process;
Condition of orthopedic and orthodontic structures, fillings;
Malocclusion pathology, occlusion;
The condition of the maxillary sinuses, TMJ, nasal passages
For a more detailed diagnosis, the doctor may recommend a cone-beam computed tomography of teeth and jaws (CT).
This diagnostic method is more informative compared to orthopantomography (OPG). CT is a method of three-dimensional examination of teeth, which allows you to obtain three-dimensional images necessary for the diagnosis of the dental system, accurately and in detail examine the structures of the required area, give information about the presence, shape, structure, size of the pathological formation.
CT is usually required in preparation for implantation, before surgery, bone grafting, sinus lift, etc.