Three Steps to Get Started in DSM


As a dentist, you have patients with sleep apnea - and you can help them.  

If you've ever had a patient fall asleep in your chair or complain about their spouse's snoring, or if you've had concerns about things like a patient's scalloped tongue, it's time to think outside the box of general dentistry. These patients may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

As a dentist, you can help them and improve their quality of life by learning how to screen for this common sleep-related breathing disorder.  More and more dentists are screening for and treating OSA because...


The AADSM can help you get started in 3 easy steps!


Join the AADSM to access resources that will help you incorporate oral appliance therapy into your practice. You'll also gain access to our online discussion board, connecting you with colleagues in an instant.

As a member, you'll save $300 on Mastery 1 registration. 

Become a Member

Enroll in Mastery 1 - a course designed for dentists with an interest, but little or no background, in treating snoring and OSA with oral appliance therapy. 

Mastery 1 runs virtually from February - September 2022.

Enroll in Mastery 1

Become an AADSM Qualified Dentist and start treating your OSA patients with confidence and competence. 

The AADSM Qualified Dentist designation is a credential for dentists who demonstrate basic competency in dental sleep medicine.




Why Dental Sleep Medicine (DSM)?

With an estimated 54 million adults suffering from OSA, the need for sleep specialists is higher than ever before.  As one of the fastest growing areas in dentistry, DSM gives dentists an opportunity to provide a rewarding, life-saving service to their patients while simultaneously expanding their practice.

Why the AADSM?

The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine is the leading national organization for dentists who use oral appliance therapy to manage sleep-disordered breathing. On behalf of its members, the AADSM builds relationships with those who play an integral role in the treatment and research of sleep-related breathing disorders.