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What is a Diplomate of the ABDSM?

Dentists who are Diplomates of the ABDSM have demonstrated that they have the skills and knowledge essential for the delivery of excellent patient care. The ABDSM believes higher standards for dental sleep medicine translate into better care for patients and greater accountability. The ABDSM credential is widely recognized as the gold standard for excellence in dental sleep medicine.

Alert: 2020 Exam Registration is Reopen - Online Proctoring Option now available

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The 2021 ABDSM Guidelines are now available

2021 is the final year that the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) will accept traditional track applications. In future years, the AADSM Mastery Program will continue to provide eligibility for those who wish to apply for ABDSM Diplomate status. Click here to learn more: Apply for the 2021 Exam

Benefits of Becoming a Diplomate of the ABDSM

Stand apart in dental sleep medicine with a status that sleep physicians know and respect. ABDSM Diplomate Status:

  • Signifies to physicians, payors, and patients a professional commitment to education, knowledge, and experience in providing oral appliance therapy for sleep-related breathing disorders.
  • Demonstrates that a dentist has the technical skill, in-depth knowledge and professional judgement to deliver excellent patient care.
  • Positions your practice for more referrals, collaborative partnership, and growth.