Course Title: Disease Management Modules Module 3: Caries Risk Assessment Module 4: Caries Management by Risk Assessment: cambra credits

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Course Title: Disease Management Modules

Module 3: Caries Risk Assessment

Module 4: Caries Management by Risk Assessment: CAMBRA
Credits: 1.0 CE credit is available upon successful completion of Modules 3 and 4. Both

modules must be completed to receive the 1 CE Credit.

Course Description:

In Module 3: Caries Risk Assessment, you will learn about risk assessment and disease management and how you can identify and explain risk factors and disease indicators for different age groups

In Module 4: Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA), you will gain a deeper understanding of one risk assessment system known as Caries Management by Risk Assessment, or CAMBRA. We'll cover what you need to know about CAMBRA and the difference between CAMBRA and traditional care. You'll also learn how to access established CAMBRA support networks.
Educational Objectives:

Module 3: By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand and implement the first step in dental caries management: risk assessment

  • Identify dental caries disease indicators for different age groups

  • Identify dental caries risk factors for different age groups

  • Identify protective factors for different age groups

Module 4: By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Define Caries Management by risk assessment (CAMBRA)

  • Understand how CAMBRA can inform dental care

  • Understand how CAMBRA targets care to patient risk

  • Access established CAMBRA support networks

Teaching Methods: Self Instructional

Rob Compton, DDS - Dr. Robert Compton leads the DentaQuest Institute in its work with oral health professionals across the United States on quality, prevention and disease management in dental care delivery.  Dr. Compton is a nationally recognized leader on issues of dental quality, dental reimbursement, dental analytics and oral health.  Most recently, Dr. Compton served as vice president of business intelligence for DentaQuest, one of the nation's leading oral health companies.  Dr. Compton also serves as President of the DentaQuest Oral Health Center, a model dental office committed to prevention-focused care, which is co-located with the DentaQuest Institute in Westborough, Massachusetts.  Fifteen years ago, Dr. Compton established the DentaQuest Oral Health Center to be a model for prevention-focused dental care and minimally- invasive treatment.  The Oral Health Center has been recognized by the American Dental Association as an Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year.

Mark Doherty, DMD - Dr. Doherty joined the DentaQuest Institute in 2005 as Director of the Institute’s Safety Net Solutions (SNS) program. For nearly 30 years, Dr. Doherty served as the Director of Oral Health Services at Dorchester House Multi-Service Center in Boston, MA, where he built a safety net dental program that included three separate treatment sites, 18 dental providers, several specialty services, and a staff of more than 40. He currently serves as the Chief Dental Officer for the Taunton Oral Health Center and for Commonwealth Mobile Oral Health Services, which provides portable oral health care at sites throughout Massachusetts.

Marty Lieberman, DDS - Martin Lieberman has worked with Neighborcare Health in Seattle, Washington as the Dental Director since 2002. Prior to his community health center work, h e worked in private practice in Chicago for 18 yers. Dr. Lieberman earned his DDS at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. Dr. Lieberman has led a culture change in the way Neighborcare Health's dental program loos at process improvement and quality. He served as a faculty member for the HRSA Oral Health Pilot Collaborative, and has also been a faculty member for IHI, HRSA, and NNOHA.

Mary Foley, RDH - Mary serves as the Executive Director of the Medicaid-CHIP State Dental Association
Mike Monopoli, DMD - Dr. Michael Monopoli is a 1981 graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He received Master of Public Health and Master of Science degrees from the Harvard University School of Public Health in 1988. Dr. Monopoli also completed a fellowship in Geriatric Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Veterans Administration in 1990. Dr. Monopoli served as the dental director of the Office of Oral Health for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health from 1995-2001. Dr. Monopoli is presently the Director of Policy and Programs at the DentaQuest Foundation in Boston, MA. At the Foundation, Dr. Monopoli leads grant making activities, coordinates best evidence, community input, and various data sources on improving health outcomes, to design and manage strategies for the prevention of oral disease, health systems impact, and community-based solutions to oral health problems.
Susan Presnol - Susan is the Manager of Training and Technical Assistance for DentaQuest Institute. In her position, Susan is responsible to lead the development and implementation of all clinical training and technical assistance programs for the DentaQuest Institute. This role includes the translation of internally, and externally, developed clinical innovations into web-based, on-site and group training products and services that will support dental care providers in integrating prevention and disease management protocols into routine practice.

*Disclosures: The following are DentaQuest Institute employees: Rob Compton, Michael Monopoli, Mark Doherty and Susan Presnol.

The following are reimbursed consultants: Martin Lieberman and Mary Foley.
Course Support: This course is supported by in-kind support from DentaQuest
Cost: Free
Refund/Cancellation Policy: Not Applicable
Original Release Date: May 2013

Revision date: May 2016

Expiration date: May 2019
Pre-requisites: None
Target Audience: this learning series is designed for any oral health professional interested in the prevention-focused model of dentistry. It is designed to accommodate learners with different backgrounds and varying levels of expertise in prevention and disease management.
Provider Contact Information: If you have any questions, please contact Susan Presnol at

DentaQuest is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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.

DentaQuest designates this activity for 1 continuing education credit.

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