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    Where to Find a Sleep Specialist

    You may need a sleep specialist if a sleep disorder is interfering with your daily life. A doctor or accredited sleep disorder center may be able to help. Here are links to various physician directories and sleep centers:

    American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

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    This is an organization of doctors and researchers that is dedicated to the advancement of sleep medicine and related research. A list of accredited sleep centers can be found on its web site.

    American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)

    Dentists interested in treating sleep disorders with oral appliances are often members of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (formerly the Sleep Disorders Dental Society). The AADSM maintains an informational web site that includes a searchable directory of dentists who specialize in treating certain sleep problems.

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    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on August 21, 2014

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