What is a Panoramic X-Ray?
A panoramic X-ray is an X–ray machine that takes a two dimensional image of the entire mouth. It is quicker to take than a traditional dental X-ray and the image is clearer. A dentist can diagnose a range of problems by viewing one image.
How is a Panoramic X-Ray performed?
Patients will be asked to stand or sit against the machine and bites a plastic blade. The machine moves around the skull of the patient to take a comprehensive image of the jaws of the patient.
Is taking a Panoramic X-Ray image painful?
Patients will not experience any pain or discomfort when a panoramic X-ray image is taken.
What does a Panoramic X-Ray show?
Panoramic X-rays show cavities, infections, tumours including bone tumours, cysts, wisdom teeth, jaw lesions, gum lesions, tooth misalignment and fractures.
Are Panoramic X-Rays safe?
Panoramic X-rays are safe and use a very small amount of radiation. The patient is subjected to 40 percent less radiation than a traditional dental X-ray. It helps dentists diagnose problems in a single image. There is no need to take repeated X-rays. This makes it a safe imaging instrument. It is also easy to disinfect a panoramic X-ray machine after each imaging procedure. Panoramic X-ray images should not be taken of pregnant women.
Why visit Quezon City?
Why is Quezon City a popular tourist destination?
Quezon City has everything to offer for a tourist. It is a delightful destination for art lovers, food lovers and nature lovers. It is the home of the GMA Network Centre where high quality Filipino radio and television programmes are produced and visitors can accidently meet Filipino celebrities on their way to work. Accommodation in Quezon City includes hotels for all budgets, guesthouses and serviced apartments.
Why is Quezon City a popular international medical tourism destination?
Quezon City has world class specialist government and private hospitals and clinics catering to overseas patients. Many of these hospitals are affiliated to American university hospitals. They are accredited by the Philippine Department of Health and international agencies including JCI and the Germany based accreditation organization TEMOS. The city government have launched an initiative to make Quezon City one of the world’s best medical tourism locations by 2020, by adopting the QC Medical Tourism Vision 2020 Commitment at the Medical Tourism Stakeholders Summit held in June 2017.
How does a medical tourist get to Quezon City from the airport?
The airport that serves Quezon City is the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Medical tourists can get to Quezon City from the airport using shuttle buses and taxis. They can also find the local form of transport called Jeepneys outside the airport. Most hospitals, hotels and clinics offer pickup and drop off services for medical tourists from the airport.
What are the visa requirements for medical tourists to the Philippines?
There are no specific medical tourism visas required for patients. Patients with valid passports and return tickets from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Kuwait and a few other countries do not require a visa for staying in the Philippines for up to 21 days. Patients can get details of visa requirements by visiting the website: www.immigration.gov.ph
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