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447.02(2)(b) (b) The standards, conditions and any educational requirements that are in addition to the requirements specified in s. 447.04 (1) that must be met by a dentist to be permitted to induce general anesthesia or conscious sedation in connection with the practice of dentistry.
447.02(2)(c) (c) Whether an individual is required to be licensed under this chapter to remove plaque or materia alba accretions with mechanical devices.
447.02(2)(d) (d) The oral systemic premedications and subgingival sustained release chemotherapeutic agents that may be administered by a dental hygienist licensed under this chapter under s. 447.06 (2) (e) 1. and 3.
447.02(2)(e) (e) The educational requirements for administration of local anesthesia by a dental hygienist licensed under this chapter under s. 447.06 (2) (e) 2.
447.02(2)(f) (f) A requirement that a mobile dentistry program registrant establish procedures for a patient treated in the mobile dentistry program to access his or her patient records.
447.02(2)(g) (g) Standards of conduct for the operation of a mobile dentistry program in this state, the provision of dental services through a mobile dentistry program, and the use of portable dental equipment.
447.02(2)(h) (h) A definition of "mobile dentistry program" and the activities that constitute the operation of a mobile dentistry program for purposes of the registration requirement under s. 447.058.
447.02(3) (3)
447.02(3)(a)(a) The examining board may issue a permit authorizing the practice in this state, without compensation, of dentistry or dental hygiene to an applicant who is licensed to practice dentistry or dental hygiene in another state, if all of the following apply:
447.02(3)(a)1. 1. The examining board determines that the applicant's services will improve the welfare of Wisconsin residents.
447.02(3)(a)2. 2. The examining board determines that the applicant is qualified and satisfies the criteria specified under s. 447.04 (1) (b) 1. to 3., except that the examining board may not require the applicant to pass an examination of state statutes and rules relating to dentistry or dental hygiene.
447.02(3)(b) (b) A permit under this subsection shall authorize the practice of dentistry or dental hygiene in a specified area of the state for a period of time not more than 10 days in a year and may be renewed by the examining board. The examining board may not require an applicant to pay a fee for the issuance or renewal of a permit under this subsection.
447.02 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also DE and chs. DE 7 and 11, Wis. adm. code.
447.03 447.03 License required.
447.03(1)(1) Dentists. Except as provided under sub. (3) and ss. 257.03 and 447.02 (3), no person may do any of the following unless he or she is licensed to practice dentistry under this chapter:
447.03(1)(a) (a) Practice or offer to practice dentistry.
447.03(1)(b) (b) Use or permit to be used, directly or indirectly, for a profit or otherwise for himself or herself, or for any other person, the title, or append to his or her name the words or letters, "doctor", "Dr.", "Doctor of Dental Surgery", "D.D.S.", or "D.M.D.", or any other letters, titles, degrees, terms or descriptive matter, personal or not, which directly or indirectly represent him or her to be engaged in the practice of dentistry.
447.03(1)(c) (c) Inform the public directly or indirectly in any language, orally, in writing or printing, or by drawings, demonstrations, signs, pictures or other means that he or she can perform or will attempt to perform dental services of any kind.
447.03(2) (2)Dental hygienists. Except as provided under sub. (3) and s. 447.02 (3), no person may do any of the following unless he or she is licensed to practice dental hygiene under this chapter:
447.03(2)(a) (a) Practice or offer to practice dental hygiene.
447.03(2)(b) (b) Represent himself or herself to the public as a dental hygienist or use, in connection with his or her name, any title or description that may convey the impression that he or she is a dental hygienist.
447.03(3) (3)Exceptions. No license or certificate under this chapter is required for any of the following:
447.03(3)(a) (a) A dental student who practices dentistry under the supervision of a dentist in an infirmary, clinic, hospital or other institution connected or associated for training purposes with an accredited dental school.
447.03(3)(b) (b) A dental hygiene student who practices dental hygiene under the supervision of a dentist in an infirmary, clinic, hospital or other institution connected or associated for training purposes with an accredited dental hygiene school.
447.03(3)(c) (c) An individual licensed to practice dentistry or dental hygiene in another state or country who practices dentistry or dental hygiene in a program of dental education or research at the invitation of a group of dentists or practices dentistry or dental hygiene under the jurisdiction of the army, navy, air force, U.S. public health service or veterans bureau.
447.03(3)(d) (d) Any of the following individuals who do not engage in the private practice of dentistry and do not have an office outside the institution at which he or she is appointed or employed:
447.03(3)(d)1. 1. A nonclinical instructor in dental science who is employed by an accredited dental school.
447.03(3)(d)2. 2. A dental fellow engaged in dental science teaching or research who is appointed by and is under the supervision of the faculty of an accredited dental school.
447.03(3)(d)3. 3. A dental intern who is appointed by a hospital located in this state, if the hospital is accredited for dental internship training and the internship does not exceed one year.
447.03(3)(d)4. 4. A dental resident who is appointed by a hospital located in this state for a 2nd or subsequent year of advanced study of dental science if the hospital is accredited for dental residency training.
447.03(3)(e) (e) Any examiner representing a testing service approved by the examining board.
447.03(3)(f) (f) A dental laboratory or dental laboratory technician to construct appliances or restorations for dentists if all of the following apply:
447.03(3)(f)1. 1. The appliances or restorations are constructed upon receipt from a dentist of impressions or measurements, directions, and a written work authorization on a form approved by the examining board.
447.03(3)(f)2. 2. The amounts payable for the services are billed to the dentist.
447.03(3)(g) (g) Any individual who provides remediable procedures that are delegated under s. 447.065 (1).
447.03(3)(h) (h) A physician or surgeon licensed in this state who extracts teeth, or operates upon the palate or maxillary bones and investing tissues, or who administers anesthetics, either general or local.
447.03 History History: 1989 a. 349 ss. 15, 18; 1997 a. 96; 2005 a. 96; 2009 a. 10, 42; 2011 a. 258.
447.03 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. DE 2, 3, 9, 11, and 12, Wis. adm. code.
447.03 Annotation Tort-based informed consent law requires a showing that a failure to disclose information caused actual injury. The standards of unprofessional conduct do not require such a showing. Unprofessional conduct includes practicing in a manner that substantially departs from the standard of care ordinarily exercised by a dentist that harms or could have harmed a patient. Painter v. Dentistry Examining Board, 2003 WI App 123, 265 Wis. 2d 248, 665 N.W.2d 397, 02-2218.
447.03 Annotation The 5-pronged test of Gimenez, 203 Wis. 2d 349, does not apply to cases in which fraud and misrepresentation are alleged. Gimenez expressly limits the application of the test to cases in which the medical professional is charged with choosing a course of treatment that is dangerous or detrimental to his or her patient or the public. It does not apply to allegations of unprofessional conduct by perpetrating a fraud on a patient in an attempt to obtain compensation. Krahenbuhl v. Wisconsin Dentistry Examining Board, 2006 WI App 73, 292 Wis. 2d 154, 713 N.W.2d 152, 05-1376.
447.04 447.04 Licensure.
447.04(1)(1) Dentists.
447.04(1)(a)(a) The examining board shall grant a license to practice dentistry to an individual who does all of the following:
447.04(1)(a)1. 1. Submits an application for the license to the department on a form provided by the department.
447.04(1)(a)2. 2. Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).
447.04(1)(a)3. 3. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she has graduated from an accredited dental school.
447.04(1)(a)4. 4. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she has passed the national dental examination and the examination of a dental testing service approved by the examining board.
447.04(1)(a)5. 5. Passes an examination administered by the examining board on the statutes and rules relating to dentistry.
447.04(1)(a)5m. 5m. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she has current proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction.
447.04(1)(a)6. 6. Completes any other requirements established by the examining board by rule.
447.04(1)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (c), the examining board may grant a license to practice dentistry to an individual who is licensed in good standing to practice dentistry in another state or territory of the United States or in another country if the applicant complies with all of the following requirements:
447.04(1)(b)1. 1. Meets the requirements for licensure established by the examining board by rule.
447.04(1)(b)2. 2. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that the person has current proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education qualified to provide such instruction. The examining board shall consult with the department of health services to determine whether an individual, organization, or institution of higher education is qualified to provide instruction under this subdivision.
447.04(1)(b)3. 3. Presents the license to the examining board and pays the fee specified under s. 440.05 (2).
447.04(1)(c)1.1. The examining board shall grant a license to practice dentistry to an applicant who is licensed in good standing to practice dentistry in another jurisdiction upon presentation of the license and who does all of the following:
447.04(1)(c)1.a. a. Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (2).
447.04(1)(c)1.b. b. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that the applicant has been offered employment as a full-time faculty member at a school of dentistry in this state.
447.04(1)(c)1.c. c. Makes responses during any interview that the examining board may require that demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the examining board, that the applicant is competent to practice dentistry.
447.04(1)(c)1.d. d. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that the person has current proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education qualified to provide such instruction. The examining board shall consult with the department of health services to determine whether an individual, organization, or institution of higher education is qualified to provide instruction under this subdivision.
447.04(1)(c)2. 2. A license granted under subd. 1. authorizes the license holder to practice dentistry only within educational facilities.
447.04(1)(c)3. 3. A license granted under subd. 1. is no longer in effect if the license holder ceases to be employed as a full-time faculty member at a school of dentistry in this state.
447.04(1)(c)4. 4. The examining board may promulgate rules to carry out the purposes of this paragraph.
447.04(2) (2)Dental hygienists.
447.04(2)(a)(a) The examining board shall grant a license to practice dental hygiene to an individual who does all of the following:
447.04(2)(a)1. 1. Submits an application for the license to the department on a form provided by the department.
447.04(2)(a)2. 2. Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).
447.04(2)(a)3. 3. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she has graduated from an accredited dental hygiene school.
447.04(2)(a)4. 4. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she has passed the national dental hygiene examination and the examination of a dental hygiene testing service approved by the examining board.
447.04(2)(a)5. 5. Passes an examination administered by the examining board on the statutes and rules relating to dental hygiene.
447.04(2)(a)5m. 5m. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she has current proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction.
447.04(2)(a)6. 6. Completes any other requirements established by the examining board by rule.
447.04(2)(b) (b) The examining board may grant a license to practice dental hygiene to an individual who is licensed in good standing to practice dental hygiene in another state or territory of the United States or in another country if the applicant complies with all of the following requirements:
447.04(2)(b)1. 1. Meets the requirements for licensure established by the examining board by rule.
447.04(2)(b)2. 2. Submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that the person has current proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education qualified to provide such instruction. The examining board shall consult with the department of health services to determine whether an individual, organization, or institution of higher education is qualified to provide instruction under this subdivision.
447.04(2)(b)3. 3. Presents the license to the examining board and pays the fee specified under s. 440.05 (2).
447.04(2)(c)1.1. The examining board shall grant a certificate to administer local anesthesia to a dental hygienist who is licensed under par. (a) or (b), and who submits evidence satisfactory to the examining board that he or she satisfies the educational requirements established in rules promulgated under s. 447.02 (2) (e).
447.04(2)(c)2. 2. No fee may be charged for a certificate granted under subd. 1. A certificate granted under subd. 1. remains in effect while the dental hygienist's license granted under par. (a) or (b) remains in effect unless the certificate is suspended or revoked by the examining board.
447.04 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. DE 2, and 3 Wis. adm. code.
447.05 447.05 Expiration and renewal. Renewal applications shall be submitted to the department on a form provided by the department on or before the applicable renewal date specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a) and shall include the applicable renewal fee determined by the department under s. 440.03 (9) (a). The examining board may not renew a license to practice dentistry unless the applicant for renewal attests that he or she has current proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction. The examining board may not renew a license to practice dental hygiene unless the applicant for renewal attests that he or she has complied with s. 447.055 and any rules promulgated by the department under s. 447.055, that he or she has a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and that he or she has current proficiency in the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction.
447.055 447.055 Continuing education; dental hygienists.
447.055(1) (1)
447.055(1)(a)(a) Except as provided in subs. (3) and (4), a person is not eligible for renewal of a license to practice dental hygiene, other than a permit issued under s. 447.02 (3), unless the person has taught, prepared, attended, or otherwise completed, during the 2-year period immediately preceding the renewal date specified under s. 440.08 (2) (a), 12 credit hours of continuing education relating to the clinical practice of dental hygiene that is sponsored or recognized by a local, state, regional, national, or international dental, dental hygiene, dental assisting, or medical-related professional organization.
447.055(1)(b) (b) Continuing education required under par. (a) may include training in all of the following:
447.055(1)(b)1. 1. Basic life support or cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Not more than 2 of the credit hours required under par. (a) may be satisfied by such training.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 18, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 18, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-18-14)