Xograph offers wide range of digital dental X-ray units to suit every need, also when absolute ease of use is the key emphasis. The Planmeca ProOne is a simply beautiful all-round fully digital extraoral X-ray unit. In the ProOne, compact dimensions and ease of use are combined with extensive diagnostic capabilities and superior image quality. ProOne unit does not require assembling or adjustments; it is delivered fully assembled and ready to mount. This makes installation rapid and straightforward. The ProOne unit is delivered with the Romexis imaging software.
Easy Patient Positioning
The side entry and open patient positioning minimise errors caused by incorrect patient positioning as the user can monitor the patient freely from the front and side. No mirrors are needed for patient positioning and the patient has an open and comfortable view. The side entry allows easy access for all patients; standing, seated, even on a wheelchair or in a hospital bed. Patient positioning is assisted by a triple laser beam system indicating the correct anatomical positioning points.
Focal trough selectable for individual patients
The jaw size and shape varies from one patient to another depending on size, gender, race and age. Consequently, one fixed panoramic focal layer form cannot be optimal for every patient. In order to achieve accurate and undistorted panoramic radiographs, the form of the unit focal layer must follow the actual patient anatomy. In ProOne, the form of the focal layer follows scientifically defined human dental arch and jaw shapes, which results in panoramic radiographs with clearly superior image quality. This is simply done by operator adjusting the shape of the local layer from the GUI* there are nine focal troughs that can be user selected according to the jaw size and shape characteristic of the patient.
*GUI= Graphical User Interface
Optimal Imaging Programs
Xograph’s Planmeca ProOne provides a variety of all-round imaging programs for different radiographic needs. Besides the Standard Panoramic program, there are also several special programs available: Improved Interproximal, Improved Orthogonal, Bitewing, Paediatric, Segmenting, Sinus, Double TMJ and cross section programs.
Improved Interproximal program produces a panoramic image with open interproximal contacts. Such a radiograph is especially useful in caries detection. With the segmenting program, the exposed area can be limited only to the area of diagnostic interest and patient dose can be reduced by up to 90% compared to a full area panoramic exposure. The Paediatric program automatically selects a reduced area for the exposure. This results in 20% lower patient dosage, without losing any diagnostic information. The Sinus program has a specially designed image layer, which results in a radiograph with a clear view of maxillary sinuses. The automatic Double TMJ program produces a lateral or PA view of open and closed TMJ joints in one radiograph. While the imaging procedure is straightforward, the radiograph allows easy diagnosis of the TMJ condition in one view.
Selection of correct exposure formats minimises the radiation dose for all types of patients and diagnostic purposes.
User Interface Provides Guidance
The full colour TFT display has a graphical user interface based on cognitive ergonomics and guides the operator with text and clear symbols. All settings are logically grouped and easy to understand, speeding up the imaging procedure and allowing the operator to focus fully on patient positioning and communication. All necessary information is shown on the main display with a hygienic wipe-clean surface.
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