Radiology is the medical and dental specialty that deals with generating images of the interior of the body by means of rays and using these images for the diagnosis, prognosis and planning of the treatment of diseases of the body and the oral cavity.
More accurate diagnosis of oral pathology.
More comprehensive prognosis.
Better planning of specific treatment for each patient.
An orthopantomogram is a panoramic radiograph that shows all of the oral structures in two dimensions. It gives the dentist and the patient additional information about the teeth and their supporting structures.
What is teleradiography or lateral radiography of the skull? The lateral skull radiography allows a study of the patient's facial growth and an assessment of the maxillary, mandibular structures and their relationships with the cranial bases.