Panoramic X-Ray: This type of dental x-ray provides a comprehensive view of the entire mouth, including the upper and lower jaws, teeth, and surrounding structures. With the help of a panoramic x-ray, dentists can diagnose and identify various oral health issues in a single image.
Cephalometric X-Ray: A cephalometric x-ray is an extra-oral radiographic image that allows dentists to examine the jawbone, teeth, and soft tissues of their patients. This type of x-ray provides a side view of the face and is suitable for patients with sensitive gag reflexes, as no film is placed inside the mouth.
TMJ X-ray: The axiolateral temporomandibular view is used to visualize the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and its associated structures, including the articular tubercle, mandibular condyle, and fossa. This x-ray helps dentists identify structural changes and displaced fractures and assess excursion and joint spaces.
Cone beam computed tomography (CT) scan
Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CT) Scan: This medical imaging procedure uses low-dose x-rays to produce 3D images of the body's internal organs and tissues. The CT scan involves the rotation of an x-ray tube around the patient's body and the recording of x-rays by a detector. The images are then reconstructed using specialized software to create a 3D model of the inside of the body.