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Planmeca announces new dental unit

Press release   •   Dec 10, 2018 07:15 UTC

The new Planmeca Compact i5 dental unit has been built around five central themes – design, wellbeing, cleanliness, intelligence, and evolution. All of these principles are carried through in every detail of the dental unit, resulting in a perfect combination of functionality, durability, comfort, safety, and aesthetics.

Design – User-centric thinking

Planmeca Compact i5 has been designed not only to withstand time, but also to evolve with time. Its compact and lightweight design complements any dental clinic and can be easily tailored to different working preferences. From smooth delivery arm movements to the intuitive touch panel offering user guidance in 25 languages, every detail of the dental unit has been designed to make everyday work as smooth as possible, both now and in the future.

Wellbeing – A relaxed dental team and patients

Planmeca Compact i5 has been designed to support the wellbeing of both the entire dental team and the patient. The floating chair with a narrowing backrest and the small cuspidor base enable convenient access to the treatment area, while the balanced instrument arms guarantee an ergonomic use of instruments. Patient comfort is by no means forgotten: the foldable leg rest enables easy entry and exit, and the custom-molded upholstery guarantees an enjoyable patient experience.

Cleanliness – A safe working and treatment environment

In Planmeca Compact i5, all the essential infection control functions are integrated and neatly organised in their own compartments. The cleaning procedures are automated, and the LED indicator on the dental unit informs of their status. These practical solutions help to speed up infection control, which in turn means a faster patient flow and improved quality assurance.

Intelligence – Smart tools for smart dentistry

Just like all of Planmeca’s digital equipment, Planmeca Compact i5 can be easily connected to a network in order to produce valuable data. With Planmeca’s intelligent software solutions, clinics can track and follow their patient flow, optimise their capacity through real-time information, and monitor the use of their equipment. Furthermore, the dental unit’s smart sign-in system allows fast access to personalised dental unit settings with a flash of a card.

Evolution – Continuous improvement

The rapidly changing world of dentistry – with its increasing quality assurance demands and the constantly growing patient flow – sets new demands for dental clinics, and Planmeca Compact i5 has been designed to cater to these demands. The dental unit is guaranteed to have a long life span: it has been built so that it can be upgraded with new features any time. This makes it a truly future-proof investment.

For more information, please contact:
Jukka Kanerva, Vice President
Dental care units & CAD/CAM division, Planmeca Oy
Tel. +358 20 779 5848
Email: jukka.kanerva@planmeca.com

Planmeca Oy and Planmeca Group
Planmeca Oy is one of the world's leading dental equipment manufacturers with a product range covering digital dental units, CAD/CAM solutions, world-class 2D and 3D imaging devices and comprehensive software solutions. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Planmeca’s products are distributed in over 120 countries worldwide. With a strong commitment to pioneering innovations and design, it is the largest privately held company in its field. Planmeca Oy is part of the Finnish Planmeca Group, which operates in the field of healthcare technology. The Group's turnover in 2017 was over MEUR 700, and it employs nearly 2,800 people worldwide.
www.planmeca.com

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