A Comprehensive and Trust worthy Dental Imaging Source, est. 1989
VDC began trading as a Dental Imaging Equipment Developer, Manufacturer, and Distributor in 1989. It’s no reach to say that we’ve introduced some of the most important innovations in dental imaging: OVS, 1989, first affordable Intraoral Camera; Sens-A-Ray 1991, second Dental Sensor to Trophy (now Carestream) but ahead of Dexis, Schick, etc.. VDC is known as a Direct Source of Affordable and Innovative Imaging Products for dental professionals who like to deal with the source. This is what sets us apart – Outstanding products, better prices and personalized service that stands out in a crowd.
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October 1989: Video Dental Concepts developed the first component-based (CCD camera, FO light and Dental Endoscope) Intraoral Video Camera. Known as the Oral Videoscope (OVS), this was a cooperation with Panasonic Industrial Division (NJ) and ETS Group Optics division (France).
1989: OVS was introduced at the SITAD, in Paris France. The instrument featured autoclavable sleeves and 360° rotation.
1990: OVS is the first dental Endoscope with adjustable focus, quick-connect portrait, and intraoral lenses
1991: Oral Videoscope with “Thumb sliding” focus
1992: OVS offers Mirror and Perio clips
1993: Diagnostech 2000. First computer-based imaging cart featuring both IOVC and DX-ray with imaging software. The camera was OVS and the sensor was the Sens-A-Ray sensor from Regam Sweden.
1994: Introduction of Videoscope 2000. The first monocoil detachable cable, first intraoral camera with a lightbulb in the handpiece and small processor using Sony 999 camera. The Multi-Op concept with “Docking Station” is born.
1996: Introduction of ToothPix monocoil using Sony 777 camera with 0° and 90° contraangle detachable lenses.
1997: QuickCam – in Cooperation with Sopro–France. First intraoral camera with memory (Sopro 555).
1998: QuickRay – Importer of second single-size high resolution sensor with free QuickImage software, in co-operation with Owandy, France.
1999: Improved QuickCam with docking station. Also four viewing modes: (P, S, I, M). Portrait, Smile, Intraoral & Macro. See CRA Report March 2001.
1999: MiniCam – in Cooperation with DBS – Japan – First LED intraoral camera at affordable prices. VDC breaks the $4,000 barrier with the camera available for $1,395.
2001: QuickCamPC – In cooperation with Owandy-France – First diagnostic quality intraoral camera to fit into computer bays. And First Autofocus feature. See CRA Report March 2001
2001: MiniCamUSB – First USB cam on the world market. See CRA Report March 2001.
2002: RSV Mac. In cooperation with Visiodent – France, Mac OS based sensor.
2003: “DOT” –First Dental Operatory Tablet. Recommended by Larry Emmott and in many lectures and workshops around the country.
2003: CoolBlue – In cooperation with DSI, Japan. First cordless curing light.
2004: Einstein – In cooperation with RF SYSTEMS Lab, Japan. Added macro capability for their Einstein camera (Macro Lens Cap) and other features making it the first reliable wireless intraoral camera.
2005: Retropan CdTe – In cooperation with Ajat-Oy, first high-resolution digital conversion kit fitting multiple panoramic machines: Soredex-Cranex Excel, Panoramic PC-1000, Gendex 9200, Instrumentarium OP100, Sirona Orthophos 3.
2007: Retropan CCD: A simpler and less expensive kit to convert Dental Panoramic to Digital. Added model Siemens OP10, Belmont Excaliber, Dent-X-Villa Rotograph, Soredex-Cranex models.
2007-2008: DiscoveryCam brand under RF AMERICA.
2008: DiscoveryCam+. Continuing the evolution of the wireless intraoral camera.
2009: ToothPix Palm – The first all-in-one self-contained inexpensive intraoral camera system for patient self “tour of the mouth”.
2009: Diagnostix2Go – The first completely wireless Operatory Imaging Concept featuring DiscoveryCam and WDS sensor from Myray, Italy with a Minibook and Apteryx Software. Wireless camera capturing through USB port. Wireless digital x-ray capturing via Bluetooth transmission. Released at Chicago Mid Winter meeting.
2009 February: Received a 20 year award from Chicago Dental society for 20 years of attendance at this internationally renowned meeting.
2009 Summer: X-ray2Go. New Portable X-ray unit (OEM) with Dental and Veterinary applications.
2009 Fall: Dx-ray Lite – Combination of X-ray2Go and X-Pod from Myray, the first totally portable X-ray DX-ray system without a computer.
2010 Spring: Discovery Ultra. A new standard in wireless Intraoral Cameras.
2010 Summer: Choice Imaging New universal Imaging software. Drives all hardware devices, bridges to all main PMS, and converts from other captive software.
2010 Winter: QuickCam USB. The best value-for-the-buck USBCam on the market.
2011: DOT Clinical Assistant, Healthcare grade. The DOT computer systems come in many configurations: DOT-Cam, DOTX-ray, DOT-Combo.