American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine to Meet in Boston

Dentistry Today


More than 1,000 dentists are expected in Boston for the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) 26th Annual Meeting. Scheduled for June 2 to June 4 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, the conference will showcase leading research and provide educational opportunities for attendees. Plus, new technologies will be on display in the exhibit hall, and networking events will be on tap as well.

“We have an exciting event scheduled this year! It is the hope of the Annual Meeting Committee that you are able to both renew and initiate relationships with colleagues from around the world while expanding your knowledge of dental sleep medicine,” said Sheri Katz, DDS, chair of the Annual Meeting Committee. “Once again, we are offering 2 general session tracks with a wide variety of topics.”

This year’s highlighted research abstracts will include:

  • When to Perform Follow-up Polysomnographic Evaluation of Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea;
  • Utilizing a Full Digital Clinical Workflow for Oral Appliance Therapy with an Auto-titrating Mandibular Positioner (AMP): A Feasibility Study;
  • Management of Complex Sleep Apnea with Mandibular Advancement Device: Case Report Oral Appliance Demonstrates Control of Sleep Apnea Events in PAP-intolerant Patient;
  • Combination Therapy for Severe OSA and Relief of TMD Umbrella Symptoms: A Case Report Mandibular Advancement Device Improves Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea and TMJ Pain.

“With an increase in patients seeking oral appliance therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, dental sleep medicine is a fast-growing field in the dental community,” said Harold A. Smith, DDS, AADSM president. “The AADSM Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity for dentists to increase their knowledge of dental sleep medicine and keep up to date on the latest progress and research in the field.”

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