Company:Air Techniques

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Air Techniques
IndustryDental Equipment Manufacturing
FounderLouis E. Brooks
HeadquartersMelville, New York
Area served
Number of employees
235 as of September 2018
ParentDürr Dental

Air Techniques, Inc. is a manufacturer of dental equipment, including air compressors, vacuums, intraoral cameras, caries detection aids, digital imaging systems, x-ray units, and film processors. All products are manufactured and shipped from the company's 200,000-square-foot (19,000 m2) facility in Melville, New York.[1]


  • 1962 - Founders [2] were Louis E. Brooks, Jack Alpert, and George Kauer, with the goal of developing equipment to improve the practice of dentistry.
  • 1979 - Manufacturing facility and executive offices are established in Hicksville, New York.
  • 1990 - Western facility was opened.
  • 2006 - Company headquarters relocated to new 200,000 sq ft (19,000 m2). Facility in Melville, NY.
  • 2007 - Air Techniques supports the Susan B. Komen foundation in their efforts to promote breast cancer awareness. All major trade show compressor & vacuum units are painted pink, with a portion of sales donated to the cause.
  • 2009 - Spectra caries detection aid received FDA clearance and is introduced to dental market.[3]
  • 2010 – Several international specific products are launched: ScanX Duo, AirStar 22INT, VacStar 40INT and Astra Intraoral Camera.
  • 2011 – Air Techniques launched new company website.[4]
  • 2013- Air Techniques launches its merchandise line called Monarch. It comprises Surfaces, Instruments, and Equipment Cleaners, along with Skin & Hands (hand lotion and hand sanitizer).[5]
  • 2014- Air Techniques launches ProVecta S-Pan Panoramic X-ray).[6]
  • 2015- Air Techniques launches AirStar NEO Air Compressors with NEO Pulse Software, VacStar NEO Wet Vacuum Systems, ProVecta HD X-ray, and ProVecta S-Pan Cephalometric X-ray).[6]
  • 2016- Air Techniques launches CamX Elara Intraoral Camera, CamX Spectra Caries Detection Aid, CamX Triton HD, and AirStar 100 Air Compressor).[6]
  • 2017- Air Techniques launches Monarch Vinyl Upholstery Cleaner, ScanX Intraoral View, and Mojave LT3).[6]
  • 2018- Air Techniques launches ScanX Swift View, and CamX Triton HD with Proxi Head).[6]

Current Products

Product Name Category
Acadia Amalgam Separator
AirStar Dental Air Compressors
AirStar NEO Dental Air Compressors
AT2000 XR Automatic Film Processor
CamX Elara Intraoral Camera
CamX Spectra Caries Detection Aid
CamX Triton HD Interchangeable Camera System (Caries, Proxi, HD Intraoral Imaging)
Monarch Merchandise Line
Mojave Dry Vacuum Systems
Mojave LT Dry Vacuum Systems
Peri-Pro Automatic Film Processor
ProVecta HD Intraoral X-ray
ProVecta S-Pan Panoramic 2D Panoramic X-ray System
ProVecta S-Pan Cephalometric 2D Panoramic and Cephalometric X-ray System
ScanX Classic Digital Radiography System
ScanX Duo Digital Radiography System
ScanX Intraoral Digital Radiography System
ScanX Intraoral View Digital Radiography System
ScanX Swift Digital Radiography System
ScanX Swift View Digital Radiography System
VacStar Wet Vacuum Systems
VacStar NEO Wet Vacuum Systems
Visix Imaging Software


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