The CAMBRA approach was proposed by a group of experts based on scientific literature as a means of caries risk assessment through disease indicators, risk factors and protective factors to determine the associated clinical protocols or interventions. CAMBRA Assessment Tool The caries assessment tool was developed in formats for use by dental providers for patients age 0 to 5 and patients age 6 through adult. Additionally, team members need to be familiar with the variety of preventive and therapeutic products available today. Snack and beverage issues related to frequency and levels of pH and sugar. Over a dozen dental negligence cases have gone through litigation where the dentists did not practice caries risk assessment and management.

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John Featherstone, Dr. Peter Rechmann, and Dr. Richard Kinsel. Caries Management By Risk Assessment CAMBRA is leading a paradigm shift in the treatment of cavities away from drill-and-fill dentistry, to focus treatment on the underlying bacterial causes of cavities. CAMBRA is a comprehensive system to assess and manage the underlying pathological factors of caries disease.

Based on the assessed caries risk, treatment options employ risk reduction strategies alongside interventions to promote remineralization. Who should take this course? Dental professionals: dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, dental therapists Health professional, such as, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, family medicine docs, physicians assistants Anyone who wants to learn more about dental decay, and how this knowledge applies to themselves, or to their family.

ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. John Featherstone Dr. He holds a Ph. His research over the past 40 years has covered several aspects of cariology study of tooth decay , and was a pioneer in research on laser interactions with hard tissues.

He is currently active in implementing caries management by risk assessment in several dental schools across the world. He has received numerous National and International awards, including the Norton Ross Award for excellence in clinical research from the American Dental Association He has published over papers and book chapters.

Peter Rechmann, Prof. He has been a leader in clinical research for more than 30 years through conducting clinical trials in several areas of dentistry comprising oral surgery, periodontology, and caries prevention. He has also been involved in laboratory and clinical research dealing with lasers in dentistry for over 30 years. Recently, Dr.


CAMBRA: The New Model for Managing Caries




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