SNAP Imaging Systems
The Pro30 utilizes the 14.1-megapixel Canon SX30-IS camera. The true 24- to 840-mm optical zoom, a pop-up flash, and Auto Smart technology make it one of the easiest-to-use low-cost cameras available for professional dental photography. With its SNAP cosmetic simulation software, it instantly produces convincing before-and-after simulation photos, showing patients how great they could look. The picture can then be taken home to show the spouse, family, and friends. For more information, call (866) 987-7627 or visit snapdental.com.
Canon T3i (18 megapixels) couples a dedicated wireless ring flash and a 90-mm macro lens, yielding some of the highest quality images simply and easily. The lens has specific dental settings for simplicity and reproducibility. The traditional, dedicated TTL ringlight, 90-mm macro lens and Canon T3 camera (12 megapixels) also offers an equally good option. CliniPix123EZ, modified (12 megapixels) point-and-shoot camera requires no photography skills and will take excellent photos, from intraoral to portraits. All systems include dental instructions and are preset for best results. For more information, call (866) 254-6749, visit clinipix.com, or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Updating the popular Nikon D7000, the new Nikon D7100 benefits from (1) an increase in resolution (24 megapixels versus 16), (2) a slightly larger, higher resolution LCD screen (3.2 in versus 3), (3) an updated autofocus system, and (4) the ability to work with Nikon’s optional Wi-Fi adapter. The D7100 also features closeup and portrait views. It’s available with either an 85- or 105-mm macro lens and a variety of macro flashes. For more information, call (800) 998-7765 or visit photomed.net.
The Norman Camera 60D Dental kit is one of the highest-quality dental cameras on the market. It is popular for its ease of use with consistent 18-megapixel images and 1080p video. Included with the kit are the following: Canon macro lens, ring flash, camera preset for dental with dental instructions, and lifetime toll-free technical support. Loaner equipment is also available. For more information, visit normancamera.com.
Lester A. Dine
The Canon digital camera includes the Dine mini ring/point flash. This unique product combines the 2 ideal flashes for dentistry—the ring flash for intraorals and the point flash for facials. The flash is lightweight and battery-efficient. The camera also includes a 90-mm macro lens. Dine adds a dental standardization guide to the lens, serving as a cheat sheet on the lens. It notes the ideal location to set the lens for the most popular dental subjects. For more information, call (800) 624-9103 or visit dinecorp.com.