The Flo X-Ray lineage is almost as long as the history of modern dentistry. Harry Wolf founded the company as Wolf X-ray in 1931. At the time its dental product portfolio was limited primarily to x-ray mounts and viewboxes. Over the years, the company expanded its service to dental professionals, increasing its manufacturing capabilities to include a wide array of high-quality, competitively priced imaging products.
In the mid 1970’s, under the second generation of Wolf family ownership, the original company split into two entities: Wolf X-ray for the medical market and Flow X-Ray for the dental market.
With its new focus on dentistry, Flow X-Ray again expanded its product line to include dental x-ray film in paper packets. In the 1980’s, the company developed a soft, flexible vinyl packet x-ray film that quickly became the second best selling film sold in the United States. Panoramic films, film positioners (including the popular RAPD system), lead protective aprons, and many more essential products later joined the Flow X-Ray catalog.
In recent years, Flow acquired the HDX DC X-Ray machine from the DentalEz Company and launched the EnVision DC, a next-generation digital imaging machine with many innovative features. Most recently, Flow expanded its product portfolio with a new line of Perfect Pocket X-ray Mounts, two convenient phosphor plate products (Safe’n’Sure barrier packets and the SMART Positioning System) and new Comfee’s sensor sleeves.
Now under the third generation of Wolf family ownership, Flow X-Ray is changing its name to Flow Dental. This signals the company’s plans to expand beyond imaging – to bring to dental professionals an even more comprehensive catalog of products, all with the same quality and reliability that they have come to expect from Flow X-Ray. Despite the new name, the company’s focus remains dental imaging, and its core values remain firmly in place: 'the needs of every customer are Flow’s number one priority; quality and reliability are guaranteed with every product shipped.'
In 2006, the company moved to a new, 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Deer Park, New York. At this state-of-the-art new headquarters, Flow Dental and Wolf X-Ray are committed to continue to serve the needs of dentists, radiologists and other dental professionals worldwide.
Noble Dental Supplies is proud to be a part of the movement as a discounted distributor for the company.