Dental Orofacial Special Interest Group
To facilitate a coordinated multidisciplinary approach between clinicians and scientists interested in the structure and function of the upper airway and dental aspects of sleep disorders, including treatment, to promote collaborative education, research and clinical practice.
- To foster the exchange of information and collaboration in research among clinicians and scientists broadly interested in upper airway structure and function, oral biology and dental aspects of sleep disorders and their treatment, encompassing (but not restricted to) the disciplines of respiratory and sleep medicine, dentistry and its subspecialties, otorhinolaryngology and maxillofacial surgery.
- To serve as a resource group to the Australasian Sleep Association Board and its subcommittees in the provision of specialised expertise related to dental aspects of sleep disorders, development of position papers and education material.
- To contribute to the planning of Annual Scientific Meetings.
3rd Jun 15
Prof Nick Antic, President of ASA has been featured in the American Thoracic SocietyNews
26th May 15
At the 2015 American Thoracic Society Scientific meeting in Denver ASA Member Dr Ching Li Chai-Coetzer from the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health won The Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology's James B. Skatrud New Investigator Award.
17th Apr 15
Dr Maree Barnes, the incoming president of the Australasian Sleep Association talks about Sleep Apnoea and Memory Loss. Listen to the conversation here