A Panorex is an x-ray commonly obtained to visualize the teeth and jaws. A Panorex film allows radiographic analysis of the entire area involving the lower face, jaws, and teeth. Depending on the area of interest, a panorex may be indicated to further evaluate your condition.
Areas of interest may include:
• Position of impacted teeth or tooth roots
• Position of nerves within the jaw
• Evaluation of bone density and bone loss
• Evaluation of pathology
• Evaluation of fractures
• Position of the maxillary sinus cavity