A panoramic X-ray shows the complete denture, including the lower and upper dentures, the lower and upper jawbones, the mandibular joint and the lower part of the sinus cavity.
In such case, the apparatus records the denture of the patient standing in the correct position onto an out-of-mouth sensor.
- The patient shall remove any metallic and other objects from the area under examination. For example, necklaces, piercings, earrings, spectacles, removable dental fittings are included in this group. The reason for this is to create a perfect quality recording.
- Although today’s modern equipment has low radiation emissions, as provided by the regulations, the patient shall be protected from excessive exposure by means of a lead vest.
- The recording will take a few seconds