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What is a panoramic X-ray in relation to dental health?

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A panoramic X-ray shows a complete two-dimensional representation of all the teeth in your mouth. This X-ray also shows the relationship of the teeth to the jaws and the jaws to the head.

SOURCES:

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Oral Health Glossary."

MedlinePlus: "Dental Health."

Academy of General Dentistry: "Glossary of Dental Terms."

American Dental Association: "Glossary of Dental Clinical and Administrative Terms."

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on October 10, 2019

SOURCES:

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Oral Health Glossary."

MedlinePlus: "Dental Health."

Academy of General Dentistry: "Glossary of Dental Terms."

American Dental Association: "Glossary of Dental Clinical and Administrative Terms."

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on October 10, 2019

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