Midmark Corp,Versailles, Ohio, introduces SmartSim™, a dental simulation bench. TheSmartSim is designed specifically for dental and orthodontic schools.

The bench features a triangular shape and modular structure, and canbe used as a simulation bench, multimedia station, and studentworkplace. It can be used by one person or a small group.

SmartSim has a retractable mannequin to recreate patient positioningfor users. The mannequin has double articulated joints, allowing for arange of inclination even at 90°. When not in use, the mannequincan be stored underneath the countertop, allowing the workspace to beused for other activities.

SmartSim is available in standard and base model configurations. Thestandard configuration is equipped with both doctor’s and assistant’sinstrumentation. The doctor’s instrument holder contains a high- andlow-speed handpieces and a 3-function syringe with space for an optionalfourth instrument such as a turbine or scaler. The assistant’s holderincludes a saliva ejector, HVE, and the option to tie into a centralsuction unit or its own individual suction. The base model configurationis equipped with an instrument holder on the doctor’s side and aleft-side storage unit with two open shelves and optional locking doors.

In addition, Midmark offers Easy Teach, a classroom collaborationsoftware that provides video transmission from the instructor’s stationto all networked simulation units, allowing the instructor to monitorand collaborate with a single student or group of students. It can beinstalled on existing simulation units.

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