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OPG / Dental X-ray

What is a Dental X-ray (OPG)?

A Dental X‐ray or OPG, is a special type of x‐ray that looks at the lower face and displays both the upper and lower teeth in a long flat line.

It demonstrates the number, position and growth of all your teeth including those that have not yet surfaced.


Please ensure the following steps are followed. They will serve to prepare you for your examination and/or procedure.

  • No appointments required for this examination
  • There is no specific preparation for exam
  • All items of jewellery will need to be removed as to avoid interfering with the exam

Locations That Offer This Service

Cooks Hill


Related Downloads

OPG Patient Guide