Earning certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) is an important way to demonstrate your clinical knowledge and experience in the provision of oral appliance therapy for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The certification process involves the completion of a computer-based examination and either the submission of case studies or completion of the AADSM Mastery Program.
For details, see the 2020 certification guidelines which are now available.
Applications for the 2020 examination will be accepted in October 2019
The application window for the 2020 ABDSM board certification examination in dental sleep medicine is October 1-31, 2019. Applications for both the Mastery Track and the Traditional Track will be accepted online only on the ABDSM Application webpage.
Established in 2004, the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) is an independent, nonprofit board of examiners that certifies dentists who treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy. Today more than 325 ABDSM Diplomates are providing quality treatment for patients across the country.