Dental X-ray (OPG)

An OPG (Orthopantomogram) is a scan that gives a panoramic view of your jaw and teeth. The scan can provide information on wisdom teeth, bone loss, orthodontic assessment, jaw trauma, dental pain, or be used as part of a general dental check-up.

CDS has OPG facilities which can be used for patients of other dentists, if they do not have the ability to take an OPG scan at their own practice.  Patients must be referred by their dentist using the forms below:


Referring Dentists

Please use the Radiography (OPG) referral form below and refer to the OPG Information for Referrers shop antibiotics online before sending your referral.  Your practice will be charged for this service.



To Refer & Contact

For all questions regarding referrals, please contact our referrals team

Tel: 0333 2079952


Please send completed referral forms to:

Referrals Administrator

Community Dental Services
Bloomfield House
Looms Lane
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk   IP33 1HE

Referral Forms