Portugal 2013: Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina Oral do Sono

Promoted World Sleep Day through speeches for the general public, distribution of educational brochures containing the 10 commandments of sleep, and the consequences of an inadequate sleep. Proper information about sleep apnea early treatment with good orthodontics protocols and mandibular advancement appliances was also shared.

This was a campaign dedicated to Portuguese children, adolescents and adults. We intend to make an evaluation on their sleeping habits and Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).

Submitted by Dr. João Lopes Fonseca, president of the Portuguese Dental Sleep Medicine Association