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Dental X-Rays in Pakenham, Victoria

A comprehensive oral examination is incomplete without x-rays. X-rays show the full picture and are necessary for the detection of decay and other problems with the teeth and/or gums which can easily go undetected by just an examination of the mouth.

At Pakenham Shine Dental, we’re proud to offer our patients dental digital x-rays using the latest technology. Digital dental imaging uses much less radiation than conventional x-rays, with results shown instantly. Make an appointment at Pakenham Shine Dental Clinic today for dental x-rays in Pakenham.

What Can Dental Imaging Show?

Dental x-rays can be used to show a number of different of issues affecting the teeth, including:

  • Dental decay
  • Dental abscesses
  • Periodontal disease
  • Bone loss
  • Developmental defects
  • Impacted teeth
  • Missing teeth
  • Defective fillings

At our dental clinic we use both traditional bitewing x-rays in conjunction with dental digital x-rays in order to get a complete picture, enabling out dentists to diagnose a range of dental issues.

Will I Need An X-Ray During My Check-Up?

Whether you need an x-ray during your dental check-up will depend on a number of factors, including how long it’s been since your last dental x-ray and whether you’re experiencing any unexplained symptoms such as pain. Your dentist will advise you on whether dental imaging is required during your appointment.

Enquire About Dental Imaging in Pakenham Today

Are you wondering “where can I get dental x-rays near me?” Pakenham Shine Dental offers dental x-rays for Pakenham locals and those from surrounding areas such as Pakenham West, Lynbrook and Lyndhurst. Call our clinic today on (03) 5943 5509 to learn more or make an appointment for dental imaging.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, they do. X-ray examinations can be used to pinpoint the exact location of cavities that may not be possible to identify through a standard visual examination.

Can a dentist x-ray see an infection?

Yes, a dentist x-ray examination can show infections developing within a patient’s teeth, gum or elsewhere in the mouth that could potentially go undetected.

Can you see a tumour on a dental x-ray?

Yes, tumours linked to oral cancer or jaw cancer can be detected on a dental x-ray, as well as cysts and other abnormal growths.