The Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines is guided by the following premises:

(1) Evidence-based practice is the future of dental sleep medicine.

(2) Dentists and all other relevant health-care practitioners trained by experts in tried and tested dental sleep medicine practices, from pediatric to adult, can greatly improve the quality of life of their patients.

(3) Dentists and all other relevant health-care practitioners staying current in research and clinical knowledge and competency best guarantee the effective, efficient, and compassionate treatment of their patients.

(4) Collaboration between dentists, physicians, and all other relevant health-care practitioners in the treatment of sleep breathing disorders is not only possible, but necessary.