CAMBRA: Caries Management By Risk Assessment
The philosophy behind CAMBRA is simple – prevention goes a long way in achieving optimal oral health.
CAMBRA is a process that we use to identify the cause of disease through the assessment of risk factors for each individual patient and then managing those risk factors through variety of minimally invasive procedures.
This approach has been qualified through various experts, researchers and advocated by numerous professional organizations, it has now become a new standard of care.
Dental research has shown that caries (tooth decay) is a pathogenic bacterial infection of the tooth’s natural biofilm and is a multi-factorial disease. By measuring the bacteria and learning the various contributory factors for each patient, we then are then able to effectively help our patients fight current conditions and help to prevent conditions in the future as well.