Imaging, Intraoral Cameras
this is the easiest and least expensive image
management product. It is a great image sorting
program and can do very limited image
modification- not for cosmetic imaging- for that
you need the other products here, but this is a
great backbone. 30 day free trial download. Also
great fro you home photo collection.
From SciCan corp. .
A highly rated program. SciCan also sells a very
easy to use digital camera. Recently they have
introduced a module that will work well with the
new Air Techniques Scan-X Phosphor plate Digital
Radiography system. They also have some new
intraoral cameras. If you have Image FX you may
not need any other sorting program.
Kodak Cosmetic Imaging Module. Was part of the
Practiceworks group of products. The program helps
manage files, and edit images. . This is oneof
the most comprehensive imaging systems with
excellent support. They also have camera packages
and other information on their site.
( Note: DICOM is a set of
specifications and standards endorsed by the ADA.
It stands for Digital Imaging of Communications in
Medicine. It is hoped that by establishing a
standard, there will be an easy exchange among
offices and of course, insurance companies. )
A full resource
for your software and hardware imaging center.
Digital Dentist software is available for your own
imaging or you can get a complete package
including camera, software and support at a
reasonable cost. Also links to highly rated
seminars about imaging by Dr. David Traub. Imaging
package yields professional results and is very
comprehensive. Look at the Lorin Library- Lorin
Berlands' wonderful smile designs.
One of the most popular imaging systems. Several
modules available. Excellent interface for
capturing images from any intraoral camera. This
is a comprehensive package and has many features
and modules. Part of the Schein/Dentrix line.
Lester Dine's Pixel Ease software. They package
this with a well designed digital camera. The
company is one of the oldest and most respected in
OR if you don't want
to do it yourself, pay a small fee to a
is a service of a dental lab. Send your photo to
them and they will do the before/after and send it
back in a beautiful package to present to your
patient. This lab also presents imaging seminars.
In the New England area many are given by Dr.
Marty Goldstein of CT. He is a practical down to
Lab in California
also provides a very good imaging service. Their
lab work is also quite stunning. Master lab
technician Daniel Materdomini has been recognized
worldwide. Some of their work has been on TV's
is a service that will do imaging for you. They
also have "specials" tha bundle digital cameras
such and the Nikon 4500 with their service.
completely wireless, handheld unit. Unique design.
About the size and feel of a Sonicare. Current
models are DP5 whcih has a capture button ( no
memory) and SS-24 which has capture as well as
memory to hold over 40 pictures in the camera
itself. The new Einstein has a higher resolution
and in being sold and service in the US by
There is an optional USB interface ( no video
capture card necessary) for an additional $290.
No bulbs- it uses new white LEDs. No focusing
necessary- one setting for all pictures. Quality
is not as sharp as some more expensive, hard wired
units, but acceptable. Easiest to use. The company
currently does most of its sales and support
directly from Japan, except Video Dental as noted.
continues to have a spectacular image along with
its wireless image transfer with the
is a camera system including monitor- an all in
Video Dental Concepts-
Quick Cam- very small, light and portable and one
of the best images. New unit has a true digital
output and has a unique docking system. The
company has been around for over 10 years, and
founder Claude Berthoin is one of the intraoral
camera pioneers. They also have all video
supplies, help with networks and repair most
cameras. They also have a digital radiography
has a very small and comfortable "wand" and
extremely sharp image
Very lightweight unit.
Available from Integrated Laminate Systems,
Northboro, MA 508-393-2078. Ask for Rudy or Chris
for full information
Self contained unit HDDI camera (800) 549-2727
Accucam Concept IV
a traditional high quality camera and the new
Concept IV FWT
( firewire connected) . The cameras have a very
sharp image. A unique feature is an iris like
light source that truly adjusts to the available
light in each situation. They also make the
Cygnus Technologies (
Now Progeny Dental) Cygnasope camera is the first
firewire connection. This is a finely made camera,
built in Scottsdale, AZ to rigid specifications. (
I had a chance to tour this facility 4/2000). All
top of the line components.
DMD Telicam was a very
popular, lower cost camera system. The company has
goneout of business. I wlll find a reliable
resource here for continued maintenance as there
are a large number of these units out there. Two
companies that have been posted on the IDF were:
Den Med 714-532-1107, and Medical Dental
Diganostic Systems 800-327-1512
has the new
This is a slim, ergonomic unit that can fit on a
handpiece holder. Excellent image quality and
simple focusing. Connects to a control box, with
or without memory, which in turn has a USB
connection to the computer.
has a new line of
model the newest and sleekest. They continue to
sell the workshorses
Classic III and Microvision
(Dentrix) has the
which integrates seamlessly with Dentrix as well
as other PM systems.
line which they sell direct and license for other
companies to brand with their own labels. It is a
simple, inexpensive solution. There are a few
models to choose from.
which connects to a docking station which in turn
goes directly to your PC via USB. It seamlessly
integrates with Practiceworks and Softdent as well
as other PM systems.
and other chair/unit manufacturers have intraorla
cameras that integrate into their units.
Intra Oral Camera Supplies/Repairs/Networks
Video Dental Supply
They have printers, film
and other video supplies. They will also repair
any intraoral camera around. If you send them your
floor plan, they will give you a complete wiring
diagram for your cameras, monitors, etc. down to
how many feet of cable you have to buy.
Batteries for digital cameras
If you need an extra set of rechargable batteries
or chargers, here is the place. Giant selection,
has been helping dentists for many years. They are
at most major dental meetings and have a variety
of cameras from simple to professional. They
carefully put camera kits together for optimal use
by dentists. Look for Mike McKenna at the
meetings- he is a wonderful resource.
for common questions and answers about digital
in Kalamazoo Michigan has become a great resource
for dental photography thanks in part to a meeting
between Dr. Tony Soileau and Andy Thompson that
has propelled Andy to the top tier of photographic
experts in dentistry. Brett Baeir is also on the
dental staff to answer your questions.
has been around for years. A solid company with
Rick Spauding and his team sell at competitive
prices and Rick will answer your technical dental
questions. They are located in Minnesota.
has an all in one solution with the 7590 camera
kit. It comes with a macro lens and ring flash
adaptor specific all designed for dental use. The
docking station prints 4x6 photos at the touch of
a button. They sell through many of the dental
dealers as well as some of the companies listed