PURSUANT TO N.J.A.C. 13:30-6.1 (e) THE NJ STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY HAS RULED THAT: “ALL ADVERTISEMENTS SHALL CONTAIN THE LICENSEE’S NAME AND THE PHRASE GENERAL DENTIST, OR, IF THE LICENSEE HOLDS A SPECIALTY PERMIT PURSUANT TO N.J.A.C. 13:60 – 6.1, THE PHRASE “NJ SPECIALTY PERMIT NO. ___________” AND THE SPECIALTY FOR WHICH THE PERMIT IS GRANTED.” IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS REGULATION: NORMAN BLUMENSTOCK, D.D.S., GENERAL DENTIST.

PURSUANT TO N.J.A.C. 13:30-6.1 (I) THE NJ STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY HAS RULED THAT: “IF A LICENSEE ADVERTISES THAT HE OR SHE HAS OBTAINED A MASTER, MEMBER, FELLOW OR DIPLOMATE STATUS IN ANY DENTAL ORGANIZATION, THE ADVERTISEMENT SHALL DISCLOSE THE LICENSEE’S STATUS AS EITHER A GENERAL DENTIST OR AS THE HOLDER OF A SPECIALTY PERMIT PURSUANT TO N.J.A.C. 13.30-6.1, THE NAME OF THE DENTAL ORGANIZATION, AND IF THE ADVERTISEMENT CONCERNS AN AREA OF PRACTICE NOT RECOGNIZED AS A SPECIALTY PURSUANT TO N.J.A.C. 13:30-6.1 (C), THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDED ARE NOT A RECOGNIZED DENTAL SPECIALTY.” IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS REGULATION: LICENSEE STATUS – GENERAL DENTIST, THE DENTAL ORGANIZATIONS LISTED ON THIS WEBSITE – “THE SERVICES PROVIDED ARE NOT A RECOGNIZED DENTAL SPECIALTY.”
THE ETHICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

PURSUANT TO 5.I.2 FELLOWSHIPS.

“GENERAL DENTISTS MAY ANNOUNCE FELLOWSHIPS OR OTHER CREDENTIALS EARNED IN THE AREA OF GENERAL DENTISTRY SO LONG AS THEY AVOID ANY COMMUNICATIONS THAT EXPRESS OR IMPLY SPECIALIZATION AND THE ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDES THE DISCLAIMER THAT THE DENTIST IS A GENERAL DENTIST. THE USE OF ABBREVIATIONS TO DESIGNATE CREDENTIALS SHALL BE AVOIDED. SUCH USE WOULD LEAD THE REASONABLE PERSON TO BELIEVE THAT THE DESIGNATION REPRESENTS AN ACADEMIC DEGREE WHEN SUCH IS NOT THE CASE.” IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS: NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN EXPRESSES OR IMPLIES SPECIALIZATION AND THE DENTIST IS A GENERAL DENTIST.

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