Register July 2012 No. 679
Chapter DE 6
DE 6.01   Authority.
DE 6.02   Unprofessional advertising.
DE 6.01 DE 6.01Authority. The rules in this chapter are adopted pursuant to authority in s. 447.07 (3) (o), Stats.
DE 6.01 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1982, No. 314, eff. 3-1-82; am., Register, April, 1999, No. 520, eff. 5-1-99.
DE 6.02 DE 6.02Unprofessional advertising. The following, without limitation because of enumeration, constitute unprofessional advertising:
DE 6.02(1) (1) Publishing or communicating statements or claims in any media which are false, fraudulent or deceptive.
DE 6.02(2) (2) Compensating or giving anything of value to media representatives in anticipation of or in return for professional publicity, unless the payment or receipt of an object of value is disclosed to the public.
DE 6.02(3) (3) Refusing to honor payment in the amount of an advertised price for a service during the period of time stated in the advertisement.
DE 6.02(4) (4) Including in an advertisement:
DE 6.02(4)(a) (a) A patient's identity or any identifiable fact, datum or information, without the patient's permission,
DE 6.02(4)(b) (b) A name of a dentist who has not been associated with the advertising dentist for the past year or longer,
DE 6.02(4)(c) (c) Notice of a practice as a specialist in a dental specialty unless the dentist has successfully completed a post-doctoral educational training program approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association in a specialty recognized by the American Dental Association. Advertising as a specialist in a non-American Dental Association-recognized specialty is prohibited.
DE 6.02 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1982, No. 314, eff. 3-1-82; r. (3), (4), (6), (7) (a) to (d) and (g), renum. (5), (7) (intro.), (e), (f) and (h) to be (3), (4) (intro.), (a), (b) and (c) and am. (4) (a) to (c), Register, April, 1986, No. 364, eff. 5-1-86; CR 02-138: am. (4) (c), Register November 2003 No. 575, eff. 12-1-03; CR 11-035: am. (4) (c) Register July 2012 No. 679, eff. 8-1-12.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.