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Dental imaging

We typically require dental imaging for a range of treatments including general check-ups, implant surgery, sleep dentistry and wisdom tooth removal. To learn more about our imaging capabilities and facilities, get in touch with our team today.

Panoramic OPG X-ray

A panoramic (wide view) X-ray of the lower face allowing view of the mouth, teeth and bones of the upper and lower jaws.
OPG X-rays are an important diagnostic tool for all dental procedures. We recommend these X-rays are updated every 2 years.

Lateral Cephalometric X-ray

Lateral Cephalometric X-rays take a lateral (sideways) view of the face which demonstrates the bones and facial contours of the profile.
Lat Ceph x-rays are usually used in the diagnosis and treatment of orthodontics.

Bitewing X-ray

Bitewings are a diagnostic tool used to view the interproximal (in-between) surfaces of the teeth.
Bitewing X-rays should be taken every 2 years to ensure there is no active decay or bone loss.

Peri-Apical X-ray

An x-ray that shows the full length of the tooth, from the tip of the crown to the base of the root.
This x-ray is used mostly for Endodontic (Root Canal) treatment and implant placement.
Periapical x-rays are also used as a diagnostic tool for pain relief.

3D CBCT Scan / CT Scan

SDG Dental offers a remarkable new technology that creates virtually limitless views of the face, it’s called 3D Imaging. (3D CBCT)
3D CBCT imaging has become increasingly important in treatment planning and diagnosis in implant dentistry as well as endodontics, periodontics and orthodontics.
It’s fast, simple and completely painless – a single 10-second scan. And, from that scan, the practitioners can quickly see computer-generated views of the bones of the face, the teeth, and other details from any angle, in 3D and in colour!
It’s important for your doctor to have accurate and complete information to plan your treatment. 3D Imaging provides that information, with a host of advantages for you and your doctors.

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Our friendly team are always ready to assist patients in urgent needs anytime 7 days a week to accommodate for any problems that may arise. Contact our staff on (03) 9887 0888.