Dental Imaging and OPG

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An Orthopantomography (OPG) is a simple x-ray that provides the referring clinician with an overall view of your jaw, teeth and joints. It is an excellent tool for diagnosing diseases of teeth and bone, and is generally done for most patients that require surgical, periodontal or dental treatment.  An OPG is a rotational panoramic plain film dental x-ray that allows your referring practitioner to view the upper and lower jaw in a 2-dimensional format.

Cone Beam examinations are more detailed studies of the jaw, teeth and joints that are required for surgical procedures, implants, orthodontic treatment or diagnosing pathology.  A Cone Beam is a low dose CT that allows imaging of the jaw in 3-dimension.

OPG and cone beam examinations can be performed without prior preparation. The radiographer may ask you to remove metal objects such as necklaces and earrings, as well as dentures as they could potentially interfere with the quality of your images.

During an OPG or cone beam examination, the rotating arm of the machine will rotate around your head and the image is captured on film or a sensor.

An OPG image can be generated in approximately 5 minutes.

A cone beam examination can be completed within approximately 15 minutes.

The only risk associated with these scans is the very small dose of radiation from the x-ray unit.

All OPG examinations are bulk billed to Medicare (no out of pocket expense to the patient.)

Cone beam examinations can attract an out of pocket fee ranging from $100 – $250, dependent on the complexity of the scan and whether your referring clinician is a dental generalist or specialist.

If you are a holder of a pension or health care card, cone beam examinations are bulk billed to Medicare if you are a referred by a dental specialist.

Images obtained from your scan are digitally recorded. At Qscan, a subspecialty trained Radiologist interprets the images obtained and provides a report for your doctor within 24 hours.

Reports and images will be available electronically via the patient app and web portal after your examination. If required, films are available for collection or delivery to your referring practitioner. You may need to make a follow up appointment to discuss the results with your referring practitioner.

Locations Available

Annerley

07 3357 0388

Aspley

07 3863 3907

Burleigh Waters

07 5587 6333

Carindale

07 3873 7800

Cleveland

07 3821 1766

Everton Park

07 3355 4422

Robina

07 5587 6363

Griffith University Dental Clinic

07 5503 3433

Mermaid Waters

07 5526 6500

Nerang

07 5554 7070

Redcliffe

07 3357 0922

Toowong

07 3870 5511

Victoria Point

07 3207 0511

Windsor

07 3357 0333

Griffith University Dental Clinic

07 5503 3433

Toowong

07 3870 5511

Robina

Qscan Radiology Clinics Robina, Robina, Queensland, Australia

07 5587 6363

07 5578 7240

X-ray,General Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Interventional Radiology,Sports Imaging,Workcover

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Nerang

3/12 Ferry Street, Nerang, Queensland, Australia

07 5554 7070

07 5527 4045

X-ray,General Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,Interventional Procedures,Workcover

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Carindale

2 Millennium Boulevard, Carindale, Queensland, Australia

07 3873 7800

07 3395 3184

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG,Nuclear Medicine,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Cleveland

177 Bloomfield Street, Cleveland, Queensland, Australia

07 3821 1766

07 3821 1100

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,Workcover,Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Mater Private Clinic

Mater Private Clinic, Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0361

07 3010 5791

X-ray,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Nuclear Medicine,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Interventional Radiology

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Victoria Point

1 Bunker Road, Victoria Point, QLD, 4165, Australia

07 3207 0511

07 3207 0922

X-ray,Workcover,Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Annerley

Qscan, Ipswich Road, Annerley, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0388

07 3357 0380

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Sports Imaging,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Mammography,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Workcover,Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Aspley

Shop 4, 1368 Gympie Road, Aspley, Queensland Australia

07 3863 3907

07 3863 2358

X-ray,Ultrasound,Workcover,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Everton Park

456 South Pine Road, Everton Park, Queensland, Australia

07 3355 4422

07 3355 4943

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,Workcover,Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Redcliffe

6 Silvyn Street, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0922

07 3283 4277

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Interventional Radiology,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Toowong

Shop 2, 530 Milton Road, Toowong, Queensland, Australia

07 3870 5511

07 3371 6814

X-ray,Workcover,Ultrasound,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Windsor

142 Newmarket Road, Windsor, Queensland, Australia

07 3357 0333

07 3357 0300

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Nuclear Medicine,Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Sports Imaging,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Workcover,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Burleigh Waters

Gold Coast, 2 Classic Way, Burleigh Waters, Queensland, Australia

07 5587 6333

07 5587 6344

X-ray,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Bone Mineral Densitometry,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Dental Imaging and OPG,Interventional Radiology

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Mermaid Waters

Q Super Centre, Mermaid Waters, Queensland, Australia

07 5526 6500

07 5526 1764

X-ray,Sports Imaging,Workcover,Computed Tomography (CT),Ultrasound,Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG

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Southport

Pacific Private Clinic, 123 Nerang Street, Southport, Queensland

07 5503 3433

07 5503 3444

X-ray,Nuclear Medicine,Computed Tomography (CT),Sports Imaging,PET/CT,Workcover,Ultrasound,Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),Interventional Radiology,Dental Imaging and OPG,EOS Spinal and Body Imaging

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Parkwood

Parkwood Village, 76-122 Napper Rd, Parkwood, QLD, 4214, Australia

07 5631 7200

07 5631 7222

X-ray,General Ultrasound,Vascular Ultrasound,Nuchal Translucency,CT scan,Bone Mineral Densitometry,MRI scan,Interventional Radiology,Sports Imaging,Workcover,DXA Body Composition Scan

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