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.
The 2019 exam application window is now closed
The exam application window for the 2019 ABDSM board certification examination in dental sleep medicine has closed effective October 31, 2018.
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.