SB 531 Eliminates certain restrictions on dental advertising
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 2096S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment
Last Action: 3/3/2009 - Second Read and Referred S Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee Journal Page: S448
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 531 - This act allows dentists to advertise a range of prices for routine services without being subject to discipline from the Dental Board. It removes the requirement that dentists include a disclaimer in their advertising that notes which dentists are not licensed in Missouri as specialists in certain advertised dental specialities. It also eliminates the language which allows dentists to be disciplined for advertising specialities not recognized by the American Dental Association.