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Dental Panoramic Tomography: Principles and Interpretation

Course Info

  • CPD Points:
    ADA CERP ( 1.75 points)
    Dental Board of Australia ( 2.00 points)
  • Speaker: Dr Johan Aps
  • Location: Study Clubs
  • Date: May 19th at 7:00 PM*
    * This date / time will vary depending on your local Study Club.

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Dental panoramic tomography, also known as “OPG, pan, pano, DPT, …” is a common imaging tool in dentistry. However, interpretation of tomographic images of the dentomaxillofacial complex can be challenging. Therefore, understanding the principles of tomography is essential. During this lecture contains numerous images to explain the theory behind the technique, anatomy and pathology.

Learning Objectives

  • The attendee will have an understanding of the principles of tomography and dental panoramic tomography in particular.
  • The attendee will obtain an expert level with regard to interpretation of dental panoramic tomographic images.
  • The attendee will be able to explain and distinguish ghost images seen in dental panoramic tomographic images.

Dr Johan Aps

Dr Johan Aps

Paediatric Dentistry


Johan Aps is from Belgium where, at the University of Ghent, he obtained his dental degree in 1993, his degree in paediatric dentistry and special needs in 1997 and his PhD in 2002. In 2008 he obtained his Master’s degree ...

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