PreXion Inc, San Mateo, Calif, offers the PreXion3D Elite with CLEARimage™ Scanning Technology. The new cone beam imaging system reduces radiation exposure by up to 53% in an 8.6-second scan, according to the company.

The PreXion3D Elite features four new scanning modes. The "rapid" setting delivers an 8.6-second full mandible and maxilla scan for use in most clinical situations. "High def" is an 16.8-second full mandible and maxilla scan providing higher resolution and detail for difficult clinical cases. A "high res" scan takes 16.8 seconds and is designed for targeted quadrant diagnosis. The "ultra high def" setting produces a 33.5-second full mandible and maxilla scan providing the highest level of resolution and detail.

The PreXion3D’s software also features fusion/stitching mode; a new endodontic tracing tool designed to help identify root structures with a 0.2 mm marker; a new panoramic support in the PrexViewer DVD creator; improved diagnostic capability with slice thickness of 0.1 mm or 0.15 mm for 2D protocol output; 32x and 64x Raysum modes; and an automatic database backup system.

In addition, PreXion3D includes the GREEN environmental computer server to reduce energy consumption by more than 50%, according to the company.

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