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Sleep Apnea Resources

Overview

#American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

Address

2510 North Frontage Road Darien, IL 60561

Website

www.aadsm.org

Description of Services Provided

The AADSM promotes research on the use of oral appliances and dental surgery for the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. Their website provides a search function for dentists by zip code who are accredited by the academy, which can be found here:

http://www.aadsm.org/findadentist.aspx#

They provide the same service for finding a sleep lab, where you can get a polysomnograph to diagnose sleep apnea. It can be found here:

http://www.sleepcenters.org/

#American Sleep Apnea Association (ASNA)

Address

6856 Eastern Avenue, NW, Suite 203
Washington, DC 20012

Website

http://www.sleepapnea.org/

Description of services provided:

This website provides a variety of materials discussing sleep apnea, including a brochure and many other educational materials. You can participate in the "Sleep Apnea Support Forum" and post questions about the condition and treatments.

#National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Address

NHLBI Health Information Center
Attn: Web Site
PO Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105

Website

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

Description of services provided

NHLBI provides fact sheets on sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, as well as heart, lung, and blood disorders. Look here for information on current areas of research, clinical trials seeking subjects, meetings and conferences, and a link to the organization's sister website, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR).

#National Sleep Foundation

Address

1522 K ST, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005

Website

http://www.sleepfoundation.org/

Description of services provide:

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) offers brochures, newsletters, and reports on sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. The website features a list of related links and an area called the NSF Community Sleep Awareness Partners (CSAP), where you can find sleep disorder specialists in your area.

#American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Address

1650 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA 22314-3357

Website

http://www.entnet.org/

Description of services provided

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. On this website, you can find newsletters, reports about obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders, and a lengthy list of links to related websites.

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