$35 for a Dental Exam with X-Rays and a Cleaning at International Dental Center ($250 Value)

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76% of 37 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Dentist examines teeth for cavities during a thorough exam with x-rays; the cleaning that follows helps banish unwanted plaque and tartar

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

$35 for a dental package ($250 value)

  • Dental exam
  • Two sets of x-rays
  • Cleaning

Dental X-rays: Revealing Invisible Objects Within the Shadows

This deal includes a set of x-rays, which helps the dentist root out cavities and other issues. Check out Groupon's overview to learn how these invisible rays apply to smiles.

Take a walk down the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation—past the radio waves on your FM dial, past the microwaves in your kitchen, past the visible light waves all around you—and eventually you’ll come to x-ray waves. Although they’re best known for helping superheroes tell which cereal boxes have the best toys, when directed at a special film or digital sensor these rays give dentists insight into the hidden features and spaces in their patients’ mouths.

As the x-ray waves travel, they must first pass through objects—in this case, a series of soft tissues, such as gums, and dense bone, namely teeth. The rays pass easily through softer tissue, but the denser material absorbs the rays before they reach the film, causing them to appear as bright, conspicuous walls of white on the final exposure. In most cases, dentists use bite-wing x-rays to capture a detailed view of teeth from gums to crown; placed directly in the mouth, the film or sensor provides a close-up view of every crevice and cavity. The resulting image—called a radiograph—is one of dentists' most valuable diagnostic tools, allowing them to pinpoint areas of decay between teeth or under existing fillings, reveal potential issues in the root canal, or uncover any discrete abnormalities such as cysts. Dental x-rays emit very low levels of radiation—digital machines even less—but dentists nevertheless limit most patients to one session every one to three years.


Tips

76% of 37 customers recommend

  • “If you come, do know that you will be treated in a very respectful manner and they do a wonderful job, so you will walk out very pleased, and with a big white smile...”

    “If you come, do know that you will be treated in a very respectful manner and they do a wonderful job, so you will walk out very pleased, and with a big white smile in your face”

  • “Be on time for your appointment service was great”

  • “Very informative great service”

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    International Dental Center

    18 S Larkin Ave

    Joliet, IL 60436

    +18157301570

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    International Dental Center

    2122 N Milwaukee Ave

    Chicago, IL 60647

    +17732271245

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    International Dental Center

    3140 N Narragansett Ave

    Chicago, IL 60634

    +17737456410

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