Dental Imaging -
OPG and
Cephalograms

Available at both practices

100% bulk billed for all Medicare eligible services*

Dental Imaging

An OPG and Cephalogram is a dental examination which uses X-Rays to assess tooth position, tooth decay, infection, tumours and/or fractures.

The following link is an excellent resource provided by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists® for both Patients and Clinicians about radiology examinations. Please take the time to have a read of this before your examination:

Helpful information:

Booking your appointment

You do not need to make a booking for this examination. Just come into one of our practice sin Belmont or Warners Bay.

Pregnancy and dental imaging

Special precautions for female patients: It is essential that if you know or suspect you are pregnant that you inform the radiographer prior to having your examination.

Your images and report

It is important that you make an appointment to return to your doctor after your visit with us. Whether they are normal or abnormal, your doctor needs to correlate your results with other information for further management.

Depending on your referrer’s preference(s), a copy of the report and images will be sent directly to your referring doctor within 24 hours. You will also be given an electronic copy of your images.

In urgent circumstances, our specialist will speak with your doctor directly by telephone the same day of your examination. Digital copies of all studies are stored on our secured database for comparison with any future examinations.

*Excludes obstetric ultrasounds if booked on a Saturday.

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We are here for you

We understand that medical procedures can sometimes be overwhelming, but please feel free to call our friendly staff to discuss any of your questions or concerns ahead of your appointment.

Please note that although we are happy to answer questions, you will need to discuss the results of your procedure directly with your referrer.