Etymology: Gk, orthos + pan, all, gramma, record
a radiograph that is taken extraorally and shows a panoramic view of the entire dentition, alveolar bone, and other adjacent structures on a single film.
orthopantogram(or′thŏ-pan″tŏ-gram″) [ ortho- + panto- + -gram],
A panoramic x-ray of all the teeth and the surrounding bones of the face and jaw. It is obtained by rotating the imaging source around the front of the mouth and is used for orthodontic assessments, evaluations of the wisdom teeth, and periodontal imaging.