DSM Team Training Program

This virtual, self-paced program uses recorded lectures and demonstrations to offer relevant content that goes over the basics of dental sleep medicine, each team member’s role, reimbursement options, and much more. The program includes a short quiz to verify knowledge and a certificate upon successful completion.

The AADSM now offers membership to individual team members! Join membership today and save on your DSM Team Training Program registration.

Members: $300*
Nonmembers: $400*

Purchase Course

*Price reflects cost per team member.

The program is sectioned into three parts. The topics and speakers of each are as follows:

Part 1: Sleep Health and Screening   Part 2: Clinical Steps       Part 3: Practice Management       
Sleep Health
Neil Freedman, MD
 The Hygiene Handoff for DSM
Paul Jacobs, DDS
 Building a DSM Team
Briana Turlington, CDA
Standard for Practice in Dental Sleep Medicine
Arthur Feigenbaum, DMD
 The Screening Consultation
Louise Love, CDA
Dominic Sawaya, JD, MPPA
Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine
Jeff Paz, DDS
 The Comprehensive DSM Consultation
Maia Tsirghiladze, DMD
 Managing Medical Reimbursement in the Dental Office
Belinda Postol, RN
Screening for OSA
David Schwartz, DDS
 The Comprehensive DSM Exam for OAT
Damian Blum, DMD
 Medicare Billing Enrollment
Matthew Glans, MA
The Connection Between TMD and Sleep
Sahag Mahseredjian, DMD
 Baseline TMJ and Muscle Exam Demonstration
Tanya Kushner, DDS
 Understanding Medical Billing
Alex Vaughan, DDS, MS
TMD Triage
Damian Blum, DMD
 Protrusive Bite Fundamentals
Trish Braga, DDS
 HIPPA Compliance
Ivan Valcarenghi, DDS
Screening for SDB in Children, Adolescents and Teens
Sylvan Mintz, DDS
 Photographic Record Keeping Demonstration
Kevin Wallace, DMD
 Tell Me More: A Guide for Improving Communication
Jeff Rodgers, DMD
Measuring Neck Circumferences Demonstration
Gordon Bell, DDS
 Two-Step PVS Impression Technique Demonstration
David Schwartz
 The Metrics-Driven Practice
Emerson Wickwire, PhD
Determining Mallampati and Friedman Classifications Demostration 
Gordon Bell, DDS
 Digital Scanning for OAT
Michael Pagano, DDS
 Moving Patients Towards Treatment for OSA
Mark Murphy, DDS
  Fundamentals of Device Design
Trish Braga, DDS
 Workflow Systems
Paul Jacobs, DDS
  Oral Appliance Delivery
Maia Tsirghiladze, DMD
  Device Delivery Demonstrations
Ari Wulfsohn, DMD
Kevin Wallace, DMD
  Patient Jaw Exercises Demonstration
Tanya Kushner, DMD
  MOG Fabrication Demonstration
Ari Wulfsohn, DDS
  Titrating Devices Demonstration
Ivan Valcarenghi, DDS

Teaching Method

This course is self-instructional continuing education activity, conducted through recorded lectures and supporting articles.

Continuing Education

The AADSM 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. The AADSM designates this activity for a total of 22.50 continuing education credit.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Refunds will not be provided for any purchases made in the AADSM Online Learning Center.


The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) does not endorse any products, devices or appliances. Therefore, the use, mention or depiction of any product, device, or appliance during an AADSM educational program shall not be interpreted as an endorsement, recommendation or preference by the AADSM. Any opinion expressed or communicated regarding any product, device or appliance during an AADSM educational program is solely the opinion of the individual(s) expressing or communicating that opinion, and not that of the AADSM.

The AADSM cautions participants about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into practice when they have not had supervised clinical experience or demonstrated competency.


For questions, contact Megan Scanlan at mscanlan@aadsm.org