The AADSM provides members with the skills to grow their dental sleep medicine practices. We introduce cutting-edge developments and proven practice standards in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. AADSM education also positions you to build long-lasting medical relationships and gain patients. Our education is:
- Unbiased toward any specific device or service and focused on fundamental knowledge of dental sleep medicine.
- Tailored to different experience levels and varying degrees of knowledge of dental sleep medicine.
- Recognized by the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to fulfill ongoing educational requirements.
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Mastery 1: Virtual On-Demand (Register by August 31)
AADSM Mastery Program
Mastery 2: Virtual On-Demand or November 3-6, 2022 in Phoenix, AZ
This comprehensive, clinically-focused and evidence-based education program provides dentists with the necessary training and skills they need to provide oral appliance therapy to patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.
Breaking Down Barriers for a Successful Practice
Begins August 11
This virtual course includes 8, 2-hour interactive sessions that will guide attendees through administrative and clinical workflows to improve patient experience, treatment outcomes and financial viability. Using case presentations, roundtable discussions and panel Q&As, participants will learn strategies to grow and succeed in dental sleep medicine.
TMD for the DSM Dentist
October 21-23, 2022
This is an in-person course. When providing oral appliance therapy, dentists are likely to encounter patients with a history of TMD or who have TMD complaints throughout their treatment. Presented by an expert faculty, including several board-certified orofacial pain specialists, this evidence-based course will review protocols for patient evaluation prior to treatment and strategies for managing treatment emergent TMD symptoms, ensuring that you have the knowledge and resources to support your TMD clinical decision-making and provide optimal patient care.
Intro to Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea
December 9-10, 2022
The Intro to Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea: A Global Course is a new AADSM educational offering, geared towards dentists from around the globe who are new to dental sleep medicine. This live, virtual course will include 8 hours of lecture from an expert faculty who will introduce dentists to the treatment of oral appliance therapy to manage obstructive sleep apnea.
These virtual events feature topics ranging from medical conditions affecting OSA, to the dentist-physician relationship, as well as the AADSM's current position statement on home sleep apnea testing. Registered attendees have the opportunity to submit questions for the speaker to answer live on the webinar platform.
2023 Annual Meeting
May 19-21, 2023
The AADSM Annual Meeting is the premier dental sleep medicine conference of the year. Open to dentists, dental team members, physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals who treat or have an interest in treating patients with sleep-disordered breathing, the AADSM Annual Meeting has something to offer to everyone. The meeting features the most clinically relevant and evidence-based topics in dental sleep medicine to help you provide your patients with the highest quality care.
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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.
Virtual Board Review Course
The Virtual Board Review Course is an organized overview of dental sleep medicine and sleep medicine. Material is presented through eight hours of a pre-recorded question and answer format for the purpose of preparing dentist candidates for the ABDSM examination. The course is taught by an expert faculty at the forefront of sleep medicine and dental sleep medicine. Topics covered mirror ABDSM examination content areas. A two-hour, live Q&A session with all faculty is also included in the course.
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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/cerp.
Disclaimer: 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.