Register July 2012 No. 679
Chapter DE 1
AUTHORITY AND DEFINITIONS
Ch. DE 1 Note
Note: Chapter DE 1 as it existed on February 28, 1982 was repealed and a new chapter DE 1 was created effective March 1, 1982.
DE 1.02 Definitions.
As used in rules of the dentistry examining board:
“Accredited" means accredited by the American dental association commission on dental accreditation or its successor agency.
“Active practice of dental hygiene" means having engaged in at least 350 hours of the practice of dental hygiene in the 12-month period preceding application for licensure in Wisconsin in private practice, the armed forces of the United States, the United States public health service, or as a clinical instructor in a school of dental hygiene accredited by the American dental association, with a current license to practice dental hygiene in that jurisdiction.
DE 1.02 Note
Note: The requirement of “a current license to practice dental hygiene in the jurisdiction" applies to clinical instructors at schools accredited by the American dental association, and not to persons practicing with the United States armed forces or public health service because persons practicing with the armed forces or the public health service of the United States have a current license in some U.S. jurisdiction as a condition precedent to practice under the auspices of the federal government.
“Active practice of dentistry" means having engaged in at least 750 hours of the practice of dentistry within the 12-month period preceding application for licensure in Wisconsin. Hours of practice must be performed in private practice, accredited post-doctoral dental residency training, the armed forces of the United States, the United States public health service, or as a licensed clinical instructor in a school of dentistry accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.
“Board" means the dentistry examining board.
“Clinical and laboratory demonstration" means a comprehensive examination approved by the board consisting of a demonstration of skills, operative and restorative techniques and practical application of the basic principles of the practice of dentistry or a comprehensive examination approved by the board consisting of a written part and a demonstration of skills, techniques and practical application of the basic principles of the practice of dental hygiene.
“Department" means the department of safety and professional services.
“Practice of dental hygiene" means the application of skills to render educational, preventive and therapeutic services not in conflict with the practice of dentistry as defined in s. 447.01 (8)
DE 1.02 History
Cr. Register, February, 1982, No. 314
, eff. 3-1-82; am. (intro.), renum. (1) to (7) to be (2) to (8) and am. (2), cr. (1), Register, August, 1991, No. 428
, eff. 9-1-91; am. (4) and r. (6) and (8), Register, April, 1999, No. 520
, eff. 5-1-99; CR 09-007
: renum. (1) to be (1m), cr. (1) Register October 2009 No. 646
, eff. 11-1-09; correction in (5) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6.
, Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673
; CR 11-034: am. (2) Register July 2012 No. 679, eff. 8-1-12; correction in (7) under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register July 2012 No. 679.