The Art & Science of Cambra 2013

 

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - Continuing Education Course

THE ART & SCIENCE OF CAMBRA: A team approach using chemical treatments & minimally invasive dentistry

This course is generously co-sponsored by Delta Dental and GC America

Date/Time:

Friday, June 7, 2013

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Columbia University CDM designates this activity Continuing Education Credits

Location:  Columbia University Club

15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10032


Registration Fee: 

$295 - discounts apply for CDM Alumni & Faculty

$150 Delta Dental of NY dentists/staff only, license # required

 

Fee includes continental breakfast & sandwich lunch

Speakers

Douglas A. Young, DDS, MS, MBA

Associate Professor, University of the Pacific;

Associate Clinical Professor, Adjunct, University of California San Francisco

Course Description

This didactic course is of specific interest to all members of the dental team. Learn how to prevent and even reverse early lesions using oral disinfectants, modified sugars, fluoride, and new salivary diagnostics and replacement therapies, rather than traditional surgical techniques. Dr. Young will also present research showing that not all caries should be treated alike and the site-specific way to manage each carious site will be presented. The latest caries detection, and glass ionomer sealant methodologies will be reviewed as well and strategies on how they are used in practice. Learn how important the hygiene department and dental assisting staff are to this new paradigm.

Caries management by risk assessment (CAMBRA) is taught at all of the five California dental schools as well as most schools across the US. It is considered by many as the current standard of caries management. In fact, the “First Smiles” program is a four-year $7 million grant to educate 47,000 dental professionals and over 9,000 medical professionals in California about this approach to caries prevention and treatment.

Course Objectives
This course will teach to:

  • To understand CAMBRA, the newest areas of prevention and early caries management using chemical and microsurgical approaches
  • Practical tools needed to treat and prevent the disease of caries using a caries risk assessment and intervention protocols based on individual risk
  • A better understanding of the disease process as well as the science behind products and behaviors that will arrest, reverse, and prevent future disease
  • Websites where participants can keep up-to-date with current science on CAMBRA
  • How to code and evaluate services and products used in CAMBRA to enable continuous learning and improvement
  • Understand why the whole dental team must participate, and the role each team member plays in CAMBRA
  • Be aware of opportunities to collaborate with other existing CAMBRA organizations

Learning Objectives

The course will outline current strategies which use critical thinking and an evidenced-based decision method in managing the disease of dental caries.

The participant will leave with practical tools needed to treat and prevent the disease of caries using a caries risk assessment and intervention protocols based on individual risk.

The participant shall have a better understanding of the disease process as well as the science behind products and behaviors that will arrest, reverse, and prevent future disease.

Websites will be presented where participants can keep up-to-date with current science on caries management by risk assessment (CAMBRA). Participants will learn how to code and evaluate services and products used in CAMBRA to enable continuous learning and improvement.

20% - The Caries Process - Etiology/microbiology, mineral structure of teeth, chemistry of demineralization and remineralization.

20% - The Caries Balance - The balance between pathologic factors and protective factors. How to shift the balance to favor health.

20% - Caries Risk Assessment - Forms to do a risk assessment and to document and intervention treatment. Products and protocols.

20% - Lesion Detection and Site Specific Treatments - Tools to detect and protocols to treat lesions at occlusal,  cervical, and approximal sites depending on site, extent and activity. Glass ionomer as a chemical treatment for caries.

10% - CAMBRA Implementation - Roles each team member plays in CAMBRA. A team approach.

10% - Collaboration - Sharing and learning with existing CAMBRA groups 


REGISTRATION: The fastest way to register for courses is through our online registration system. You can also submit a completed CE registration form by fax to 212-342-5179 or by mail to: CE Office, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 630 West 168th Street, Box 20, New York NY 10032. Registration may also be done by telephone at 212-305-7124. Please make checks payable to: Columbia University. Early registration is advised to guarantee a place in all courses.

TUITION & FEES: *CDM Alumni and all dental hygienists/staff receive a 10% discount on listed tuition for all Continuing Education (CE) courses. Alumni graduating within five (5) years prior to a course receive a 20% discount. CDM faculty and staff receive a 50% discount on listed tuition rates. Retired alumni not requiring CE credits may audit courses at no charge, dependent on space availability.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation of a course will result in a refund or credit to your CE account. Refunds are granted only if notification is received in writing at least 72 hours prior to the course. For Implantology Continuum and other extended or internatinoal sessions, please refer to the dedicated course webpage for specific cancellation details for those courses. Columbia University cannot assume responsibility for losses due to participants' travel arrangements. Tuitions for no-shows will be forfeited.

COLLEGE POLICY: Sponsorship of a course by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine does not necessarily reflect the philosophy or endorsement of a procedure or product. We reserve the right to modify course content or faculty.

ACCREDITATION

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP recognized provider 11/2009-12/2013. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors; nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Please contact your local licensing authority for CE credit hour guidelines and regulations.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is a Dental Board of California registered provider #3954 

Columbia University is a member of the Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE) - the organization of Continuing Education providers associated with dental schools in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.  

SETTING

Courses are held at the Columbia University Medical Center located at West 168th Street in northern Manhattan. Meeting facilities at the Morningside campus and conference space in midtown Manhattan are occasionally utilized. Classes and symposia are also held overseas. Course location details are provided at time of registration.