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Planmeca USA ProMax 3D Mid

May 11, 2011
Company rolls out new multi-dimensional imaging unit at 2011 American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session.
ROSELLE, Ilinois--Planmeca USA plans to introduce its lastest imaging unit--the Promax 3D Mid--May 13-17, 2011, at the American Association of Orthodontists meeting in Chicago, Ill.To read more about Planmeca, go to Planmeca.The Planmeca Promax 3D Mid is a true 2-D and 3-D volumetric imaging unit that includes 3-D imaging, panoramic, extraoral bitewing, and cephalometric to meet the clinical needs for today’s specialist.TheProMax 3D MID has the flexibility to take an image of a single tooth or a complete maxofacial reconstruction, as well as the ear, sinus cavity and a portion of the respiratory tract used for sleep apnea diagnosis. The volume sizes range from 2.4 x 4.2 cm to 16 x 16 cm that captures the entire face.Key features include:* Adjustable KV and MA* Pediatric mode automatically reduces volume according to a child’s anatomy* Works natively in a MAC OS system* Comes with complete software system for for 2-D and 3-D diagnosis* Can be integrated-bridged with third party softwareThe SmartPan imaging system uses the same 3D sensor for panoramic imaging, elminating the need to change sensors, while the ProMax 3D MID calculates up to nine different panoramic curves in 2 millimeter shifts from the exposure date. Like all Planmeca imaging units, the ProMax 3D Mid complies with the best practices in dentistry by using the ALARA (as low as reasonably achieveable) priniciple to help minimize radiation exposure.The ProMax 3D Mid has versatile volume sizes with the ability to adjust positioning to meet the diagnostic needs. Plus, the ProMax 3D Mid offers various imaging modes for different diagnostic needs, allowing the appropriate dose of radiation for the clinical need.For more information, visit comment on this product, go to