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About EADSM

What is EADSM?

EADSM is an international non profit organization, which offers a scientific platform for dentists and medical colleagues. This platform enables interdisciplinary exchange to promote best practice in dental treatments for Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (SRDB) like Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSAS).

Forum

EADSM provides a forum for colleagues with a special interest in dental sleep medicine in Europe. All our members can benefit from our shared knowledge, our network and special reductions to international events and publications.

Membership

If you are interested in Dental Sleep Medicine, a membership of EADSM is highly recommended. You have the benefit of access to scientific publications in this field.
You also get discounts on congresses and a reduction on the subscription of the journal ‘Sleep and Breathing.’ (see membership details for more info)

Aims

  • An Academic Forum for Dental Sleep Medicine
  • An Educational Body for Dental Sleep Medicine
  • A proposed Accrediting Body to recognize competence in this field

History

Early attempts to found a European platform for dental sleep medicine were made in Ghent, Belgium, on March 17, 2004: EdeSA European Dental Sleep Medicine Academy.

The first scientific conference was held in Prague on Oct 5, 2004 as a satellite symposium of the ESRS European Sleep Research Society.
The second scientific conference was held in Berlin, Germany on October 14/15, 2005, as a satellite symposium of the WASM World Association of Sleep Medicine and the DGZS German Society of Dental Sleep Medicine.

The EdeSA was officially founded in Bad Reichenhall, Germany, on April 2nd, 2006.
In February 2008 the Academy was reorganized and the name was changed to European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.