The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) announces the launch of the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine, a new peer-reviewed journal that will be published by the AADSM in 2014. The quarterly online journal will be available at

Manuscripts that have been accepted for the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine—including the empiric definition of an oral appliance—are available in the “Accepted Papers” portion of the website. Original manuscript submissions that will be considered for publication include original scientific investigations related to dental sleep medicine and sleep-disordered breathing. JDSM will also accept case studies, literature reviews, and clinical commentaries, as well as debates. For submission information, visit the JDSM Author Center.

JDSM will provide the best research in dental sleep medicine in a clinically useful format. Each issue of the journal will be filled with original, cutting-edge science as well as case studies, reviews, and clinical commentaries. JDSM will be an essential reference for anyone who is practicing or studying dental sleep medicine.

Founding editor-in-chief Leslie Dort, DDS, has been laying the groundwork for the journal and has assembled a distinguished editorial team of leading experts in sleep-disordered breathing. They have been working hard over the past year to prepare for the journal’s launch in 2014, which will be a landmark achievement for the field of dental sleep medicine.