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CAMBRA stands for "CAries Management By Risk Assessment" and should be your standard for treating patients. In simple terms, here's why. By Drs. Douglas A. Young, Philip Buchanan, Richard G. Lubman, and Alan Budenz

Dental caries is a transmissible bacterial infection that should be curable and preventable. Yet clinical treatment of this infection in the United States has been, and still is, largely based on the restorative model. Scientifically and ethically, simply restoring teeth does not in the long haul halt the disease process. This article will briefly summarize the scientific basis for CAMBRA. DPR's April issue will focus on practical implementation in your office.

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