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Useful Resources

Discover our useful resources including recommended reading, sleep medicine professional societies and all our references.

Professional Societies

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is the only a US professional society solely dedicated to the subspecialty of sleep medicine. It publishes the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, produces world-leading practice guidelines and education and has a combined membership of 11,000 accredited member sleep centers and individual members, including physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals.

The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)

The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) is the leading national organization representing dentists who treat sleep-disordered breathing, which includes obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring, with oral appliance therapy. AADSM publishes the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine.

The Sleep Research Society (SRS)

The Sleep Research Society (SRS) is an organization for scientific investigators who educate and research sleep and circadian science. The SRS serves its members and the field of sleep research through training and education, and by providing forums for the collaboration and the exchange of ideas. SRS published the journal SLEEP and works in conjunction with AASM to host the annual SLEEP meeting, a leading international venue for presentation of novel research in sleep science.

The European Sleep Research Society

The European Sleep Research Society is an international scientific non-profit organization that promotes all aspects of sleep research and sleep medicine. This includes the publication of the Journal of Sleep Research (JSR), organization of scientific meetings, promotion of training and education, dissemination of information, and establishment of fellowships and awards.

Recommended Reading


  1. Encyclopedia of Sleep. (Academic Press, 2012).

  2. Benjafield, A. V. et al. Estimation of the global prevalence and burden of obstructive sleep apnoea: a literature-based analysis. Lancet Respir. Med. 7, 687–698 (2019).

  3. Patel, S. R. Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Ann. Intern. Med. 171, ITC81–ITC96 (2019).

  4. Frost & Sullivan. Hidden Health Crisis Costing America Billions. (2016).

  5. Watson, N. F., Rosen, I. M. & Chervin, R. D. The Past Is Prologue: The Future of Sleep Medicine. J. Clin. Sleep Med. JCSM Off. Publ. Am. Acad. Sleep Med. 13, 127–135 (2017).

  6. Weaver, T. E. & Grunstein, R. R. Adherence to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy. Proc. Am. Thorac. Soc. 5, 173–178 (2008).

  7. Rotenberg, B. W., Murariu, D. & Pang, K. P. Trends in CPAP adherence over twenty years of data collection: a flattened curve. J. Otolaryngol. – Head Neck Surg. 45, (2016).

  8. Ramar Kannan et al. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring with Oral Appliance Therapy: An Update for 2015. J. Clin. Sleep Med. 11, 773–827.

  9. Local Coverage Determination for Oral Appliances for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (L33611). https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/lcd-details.aspx?lcdid=33611&ver=20&keyword=apnea&keywordType=any&areaId=all&docType=NCA,CAL,NCD,MEDCAC,TA,MCD,6,3,5,1,F,P&contractOption=all&sortBy=relevance&bc=AAAAAAQAAAAA&KeyWordLookUp=Doc&KeyWordSearchType=Or.

  10. Vanderveken, O. M. et al. Objective measurement of compliance during oral appliance therapy for sleep-disordered breathing. Thorax 68, 91–96 (2013).

  11. Dieltjens, M. & Vanderveken, O. M. Oral Appliances in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Healthcare 7, 141 (2019).

  12. Beddis, H., Pemberton, M. & Davies, S. Sleep bruxism: an overview for clinicians. Br. Dent. J. 225, 497–501 (2018).

  13. International Classification of Sleep Disorders – Third Edition (ICSD-3) (Online). https://learn.aasm.org/Public/Catalog/Details.aspx?id=%2FgqQVDMQIT%2FEDy86PWgqgQ%3D%3D&returnurl=%2FUsers%2FUserOnlineCourse.aspx%3FLearningActivityID%3D%252fgqQVDMQIT%252fEDy86PWgqgQ%253d%253d.

  14. Lobbezoo, F. et al. Bruxism defined and graded: an international consensus. J. Oral Rehabil. 40, 2–4 (2013).
Related Articles

What is Sleep-Disordered Breathing?

Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) describe a group of disorders characterized by abnormalities of the respiratory pattern or ventilation during sleep.

What is Sleep Bruxism?

Sleep bruxism is a parafunction in which the masticatory muscle activates involuntarily during sleep. Sleep bruxism can be diagnosed in a number of ways.


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