As the premiere organization driving research in dental sleep medicine, the AADSM promotes the expansion of the science of dental sleep medicine by fostering, funding and publishing the latest discoveries in areas such as: 

  • Oral appliance therapy in adults and children
  • Maxillomandibular advancement and upper airway surgeries
  • Analysis of the upper airway
  • Craniofacial & developmental traits related to sleep disorders
  • Sleep bruxism
  • Orofacial pain associated with sleep disorders

DSM Research Resources: 

 Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine (JDSM)

Stay informed on scientific developments with the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine. As the AADSM’s official online publication, JDSM presents the top research and key findings in in both dental sleep medicine and the broader domain of sleep-related breathing disorders. 


 Oral Appliance Therapy Evidence Brief

The OAT Evidence Brief is a compilation of studies that support oral appliance therapy as an effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Clinicians who are new to DSM can review this research to familiarize themselves with noteworthy research and best practices in the field. Members can use this as a reference tool when communicating with referral sources and insurance companies.

 Online Discussion Board

Questions about specific research studies? Ready to delve into your own research, but not sure where to start? Look no further, the AADSM Online Discussion Board is here to help! Find the answers you are looking for from fellow members in the private, online forum. It's easy and open to all AADSM members.

 Latest Findings Newsletter 

The latest research and discoveries in dental sleep medicine can be found in the Latest Findings Newsletter emailed to members every month. Past issues are filed in the Email Newsletter Archives. Catch up with the newest information in the DSM field from the last year.


For clinicians, researchers, and students active in DSM research: