Dentist/Patient Support Organizations

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) promotes research and the clinical use of oral appliances and upper airway surgery for the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders (SBD) and provides training and resources for those who work directly with patients.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
From insomnia to sleep apnea, the AASM considers sleep disorders an illness that has reached epidemic proportions. Board-certified sleep medicine physicians in an AASM-accredited sleep center provide effective treatment. AASM encourages patients to talk to their doctors about sleep problems or visit for a searchable directory of sleep centers.

Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders
The Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines (ACSDD) is a multidisciplinary organization, dedicated to meeting the needs of the medical and dental community with clinical solutions and cutting-edge, evidence-based sleep disorders education.

American Sleep Apnea Association
The ASAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder.

A.W.A.K.E. Groups
The A.W.A.K.E. Groups are set up for sleep apnea patients and their families, with the purpose of providing information and support.

Talk About Sleep
Organization that provides an "all in one place" online destination where patient, medical practitioner, healthcare professionals, academic, researcher and vendor members of the sleep community can share ideas, concerns, experiences, and to enhance their knowledge on sleep-related issues.

National Institutes of Health
The U.S. National medical research agency. Provides an overview on sleep apnea and treatment options