It is light enough for any member of your team to use and can be utilized at any point during the procedure, reducing the overall number of retakes. By comparison, with Mobile the operator stays with the patient to assure proper positioning, reducing retakes.
It is small enough to no longer seem intimidating and is designed in a familiar shape- your run-of-the-mill photographic camera. It is easy to imagine this scenario: You simply tell one of your young patients it’s time to get a photograph of their smile.
To keep operators safe, the Karo NOMAD Pro 2 has two highly devised shielding features. When the Karo NOMAD Pro 2 is used as directed, these shields create a “safe zone” for the operator throughout the acquisition process.
With our past successes and award-winning design, Karo NOMAD continues to be widely accepted in this rapidly growing area in dental technology. Using vital safety and engineering research data, our company has been instrumental in moving this technology forward so that dentists can have the freedom that Karo NOMAD products offer.
*Karo NOMAD Pro 2 is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada. This higher-capacity battery uses technology commonly employed in industrial power tools and is designed to keep pace with the demands of busy dental practices and workflow even in heavy usage.
The battery cells, similar to those used in electric vehicles, are constructed of the latest advanced materials. The battery charger has been newly developed for maximum charging power to yield the most efficient use of the system.
Based on customer feedback and a review of popular power tools design, the engineering team created a more secure grip for users with smaller hands. The slight tapered shape from the top allows the handle to not only attain this better fit; it also becomes more steady and comfortable in your hands.
The unit overall is much more balanced and is easily cradled to allow the operator to quickly make setting adjustments and changes sensor position. You can easily adhere to CLARA and select the right dose for your patient’s particular need by choosing from a variety of easy-to-understand, graphic settings: Two body types; film, PSP or sensor modality; tooth presets that automatically adjust for dose; or you can elect to manually set exposure.
Backscatter Shield Most of the low-dose radiation generated by the Karo NOMAD Pro 2 will be absorbed by the patient, but in the case of backscatter radiation, the leaded polymer shield at the front of the device provides the operator with a zone of protection. Estimated Cosmic Radiation Doses for Flight Personnel,” Fend YO et al., Space Medicine and Medical Engineering, 15(4) 2002, p 265-269.
Also, during your first year of coverage, Karo will run a system checkup on your NOMAD and provide a Certificate of Conformance. No-Charge Rental Equipment If you ever need to send in your device for repair, the NOMAD Protection Plan will make sure you have as little downtime and inconvenience as possible.
Before sending in your NOMAD for repair, Karo will overnight you a rental device at no cost, so you’ll hardly notice any interruption to your business. The purpose of this video is to educate you on techniques for safe handling of the NOMAD for you, your patients, and the public.
Within the United States, the Karo NOMAD Pro 2 and its predecessors have received 510(k) clearance by the FDA. All Karo NOMAD Pro 2 devices sold in the United States and/or Canada come with a 1-year manufacturer warranty.
When used properly, NOMAD devices require no additional protection, such as a vest or apron, unless mandated by your state and/or province. Independent studies have shown that under proper use, operator exposure is one one-hundredth of the annual maximum set by the government for occupational safety.
Karo NOMAD PRO 2 provides a high degree of protection from unnecessary radiation. However, no practical design can provide complete protection nor prevent operators from exposing themselves or others to unnecessary radiation.
The medical practitioner must weigh the benefits conferred by use of the device against the potential hazard to the pregnant woman and fetus resulting from radiation exposure. To start, the account manager will ask you for your information as well as the serial number of your NOMAD, which is located on the underside of the tube head.