Detection of Medial Arterial Calcification on CBCT Images

  • by AGD Staff
  • Oct 25, 2021
10-25-21_GenDenArticleFinding medial arterial calcification (MAC) on CBCT scans is more common than many clinicians realize, and incidental observation warrants referral due to the association between MAC and diabetes. In a new case report, a patient’s undiagnosed type 2 diabetes was confirmed by hemoglobin A1c levels after incidental detection of MAC.

Learn more about this important topic in the September/October issue of General Dentistry.