In case you missed it: Dentalcompare article from March 2013.
The NOMAD, a hand held x-ray unit from Aribex, looks like a big ray gun from an old sci-fi film. There is a body, a pistol grip and a cone or barrel that emits the x-rays. There is a body, a pistol grip and a cone or barrel that emits the x-rays. The operator aims the device and holds it steady while the radiograph is taken. The ability to stay in the room while you take the image and better yet hold the tube eliminates most of the problems we encounter when taking an x-ray…
Radiation safety is important, and Aribex takes it very seriously. The NOMAD is made in the USA, has FDA approval and has been studied meticulously to insure it is safe. Links to the actual studies can be found at the NOMAD website.
Which is better, an old wall mounted phone with a cord or a cordless cell phone that you can use anywhere? If you are building or remodeling your dental office the only option you should consider for X-Rays is the Nomad. It will cost less and deliver more.