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Lighting 101: What is "good quality light"?

Dec 21, 2022 3:52:55 PM / by Kirsty Happonen posted in Knowledge Base, Recording software, Dental Camera, digital dentistry, Dental Photography


December 21 is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It's the shortest day of the year in Helsinki with only 5 hours, 49 minutes of daylight. We care about good quality lighting to get us through these darkest days of winter!

December 21, 2022. Helsinki at 14:30pm facing south toward the midday sun. 

But what do we mean when we ask for good quality lighting to be used in healthcare? Scroll down to learn:

  • What are the 3 types of lighting?
  • Who defines lighting in healthcare facilities?
  • How is Light Quality Defined?
  • Other characteristics affect the light and image quality?
  • Is it possible to improve my lighting in software?

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Dental Photography 101: Part 3 - The Patient Experience

Sep 13, 2022 3:42:56 PM / by Kirsty Happonen posted in Knowledge Base, Dental Technology, Dental Camera, digital dentistry, Dental Photography, Dental Documentation

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Improved communication improves patient satisfaction, but the patient must have a good experience! 

In this post, we will share feedback from dental camera users and from patients to help you create a comfortable experience:

  • Choose the right equipment. 
  • Introduce dental photography with an example. 
  • Ask for consent. 
  • Prepare the equipment.
  • Size the equipment correctly.
  • Monitor the patient's comfort. 
  • Show and share the results.
  • Help the patient to make good decisions.
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Dental Photography 101: Series

Aug 23, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Kirsty Happonen posted in Knowledge Base, Dental Technology, Dental Camera, digital dentistry, Dental Photography


Improved communication = understanding + treatment acceptance + satisfaction

Have you ever been mid-way through an explanation to a patient and realized they don’t truly understand? Is it then difficult to convince that patient to accept the treatment plan?

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Innovative Dental Camera Technology from Finland - how it all started?

Jun 14, 2022 9:55:56 PM / by Pia Lemmetty posted in Insider, Technology, Dental Camera, Innovation


The story of Novocam Medical Innovations could very well be straight from an entrepreneurship start-up textbook. There was friendship, a dream, know-how and a huge amount of work that were the building blocks for a company that aimed to be a clear market leader in its field worldwide. The company's journey has been a successful one, with its products used in 80 countries around the world. The company is best known through its dental brand, Futudent. From it’s Helsinki headquarters, it designs, manufactures and markets dental cameras based on the latest technology and highest quality.

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Futudent innovates a novel way to capture high quality dental imaging with no interruptions

Mar 19, 2019 11:20:25 AM / by Minna Lehtovaara posted in News, Video Dentistry, 4k Dental Video Camera, Dental Video Camera, Dental Camera, non-interruptive


Press release, Helsinki 16 March, 2019

Futudent, a manufacturer of dental camera technology has developed a new and more efficient way for dental professionals to capture imaging and documentation with every patient.

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Futudent Launches First Dental 4K Camera and A New Miniature POV Camera with Sony IMX Sensor

Mar 29, 2018 1:30:00 PM / by Minna Lehtovaara posted in News, Promo, Futudent Product Launch, Dental Technology, 4k Dental Video Camera, Dental Video Camera, Dental Camera, Futudent proCam, Futudent microCam

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Press release March 29th, 2018 

Helsinki, Finland - March 29, 2018 — On March 29th, Futudent will triple it’s product portfolio by introducing two new cameras:  the microCam and proCam.  These newest innovations represent Futudent’s continued commitment to bringing the benefits of video to every dental professional.  Video helps dental care providers explain and document more easily than ever before.  This in turn helps patients replace fear with understanding and informs better decision-making for their treatment. 

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