What x-rays are needed?

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Will28
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What x-rays are needed?

#1 Post by Will28 »

Besides a panoramic, are there any other x-rays that are generally required before getting braces? (No overbite/underbite/jaw development issues.)

EmilyTravels
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Re: What x-rays are needed?

#2 Post by EmilyTravels »

Not for me, there weren't.

strinder
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Re: What x-rays are needed?

#3 Post by strinder »

I had a 3D scan but even with that my ortho wouldn't give me a quote until I had a panoramic x-ray. But just one x-ray :)
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assertives
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Re: What x-rays are needed?

#4 Post by assertives »

My ortho took an xray of the side of my head in addition to the panoramic one. I think it's called the cephalometric xray.

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