February 14, 2012

Cover Story

CEO of the Year

Utah’s business landscape is rich with professionals who have le...Read More

Featured Articles

Did you go Skiing this winter?

Around Utah


Martin Plaehn

Karen Sendelback

Legal Briefs
Social Media and Employers: Friends or Enemies?

Money Talk
The Case for HSAs

Economic Insight
Time to Show Up

Lessons Learned
Make a Move

In the Lab

Rent to Own

Business Trends
Back from the Dead

Living Well
Artful Inspiration

A Breath of Fresh Air

Worst-Case Scenario

Regional Report
Northern Utah

Measure Up

Industry Outlook
Travel & Tourism



Aribex NOMAD Safe and Effective

Press Release

February 14, 2012

Aribex, Inc., a worldwide leader in handheld x-ray technologies, clarified that its Aribex NOMAD handheld x-ray devices are legal and not the subject of an investigation announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The FDA investigation involves the illegal online sales of handheld dental and veterinary x-ray units by manufacturers outside the United States. Aribex stressed that the NOMAD, which is manufactured in the United States, is proven safe, FDA-cleared, and approved for use in almost all states. Aribex officials said the company continues to have a positive working relationship with the FDA along with other state and local radiation safety officials.

“Clinician and patient safety has always been our number-one priority in developing and distributing our handheld x-ray device,” said Ken Kaufman, Aribex president and CFO, “and we are disappointed to learn that other manufacturers may not share a similar perspective. Just as the FDA fulfills its responsibilities, Aribex is equally committed to its role as the pioneer of safe and effective, battery-powered, handheld x-ray systems.

“We support the FDA in their efforts to warn and protect, and we follow their message with one of our own: we ask dentists, hygienists, veterinarians and other certified radiation operators to understand that rapidly changing technology has made it possible for handheld x-ray systems to be both safe and effective. Not only is the NOMAD safe, patients and users have found that it improves their imaging experience,” said Kaufman.

Aribex affirmed that each of its x-ray products meets FDA requirements, including FDA 510(K) clearance and labeling. Company officials said that numerous studies and evaluations have found the NOMAD to be safe, including the Washington State Department of Health study referenced by the FDA. Aribex maintains that its NOMAD systems are superior in shielding and cone design characteristics when compared to other intraoral dental x-ray systems.

In response to challenges this may cause for U.S. dental and veterinary practices, Aribex is offering a $200 trade-up rebate on the purchase of a NOMAD to replace an illegal device. For more information on this rebate, affected practitioners should contact Aribex at 866-340-5522 or visit www.aribex.com.

Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
PR Spring ConferenceUtah Business Event
May 7, 2015
Join your Utah colleagues from Utah Business, PRSA & IABC for this important, 1-day event that in...
30 Women to WatchUtah Business Event
May 21, 2015
Utah Business Magazine along with Snell & Wilmer are proud to announce the 18th annual 30 Women T...
CXO of the Year 2015 - NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN!Utah Business Event
Jun 25, 2015
NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN_______DEADLINE TO ENTER: April 28, 2015 Nomination Forms Utah Busin...
Community Events View All
Mar 30, 2015
LEAD is a way to hit the Re-Start Button: a two-day leadership conference featuring 22 hand-selec...
Introduction to Human Resource Management 5-day Certificate Program
Mar 31, 2015
Brand new for 2015! Our newly redesigned Introduction to Human Resource Management Certificate P...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
* Event Description: