Exam Content Areas

The ABDSM exam consists of 150 multiple choice questions. Applicants are encouraged to review the examination content areas in preparation for the exam.

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The ABDSM follows an approach to nomenclature that uses categories, rather than product or brand names, to describe oral appliances or other products. The following document was developed for the AADSM Mastery Program but also reflects the approach to nomenclature followed by the ABDSM it its development of the certification exam content:

Nomenclature for Device Classification