Dr. Peter Bassett, DMD

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Male

Dr. Peter Bassett, DMD

Dr. Bassett has been in private practice since 1975 and today he has two dental practices that emphasize individual and personal patient care.After more than 40 years in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Bassett still enjoys the rigorous demands of his profession and the necessity of keeping up with the newest technology, and he approaches the technical challenges as an art, as well as his passion.The advances in technological innovations have made surgery more predictable increasing patient's awareness and acceptance of treatment.With the advent of the web, social media has become more attuned to what is available in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and, likewise, what they anticipate the results to be.Dr. Bassett attends as many seminars and training classes available in his specific areas of expertise-- especially those of implantology, and bone grafting techinques- to maintain his cutting edge understanding of the newest technology available.As such, a team approach to many sophisticated treatment plans, utilizing multiple disciplines, is necessary and leads to a total team effort in achieving the patient's expectations.Areas of expertise and treatment include:? Emergencies(seen that day as necessary)? Wisdom teeth extractions? Dento-alveolar surgery? Implants? Bone Grafting? Limited Trauma? TMD and craniofacial abnormalitiesMost advanced implant cases utilize CAT scan technology for diagnosis and treatment planning and this affords the opportunity of working closely with the referring doctors.If so desired, the referring doctor may assist Dr. Bassett during patient surgeries. Dr. Bassett enjoys the camaraderie and the opportunity of working with his referral doctors and following the reconstruction of these cases.Outside of the office, Dr. Bassett enjoys spending time with his family and friends and enjoys mountain biking, hiking and the occasional round of golf.

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Bethany Home & 21st. Ave2101 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
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    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Bassett has been in private practice since 1975 and today he has two dental practices that emphasize individual and personal patient care.After more than 40 years in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Bassett still enjoys the rigorous demands of his profession and the necessity of keeping up with the newest technology, and he approaches the technical challenges as an art, as well as his passion.The advances in technological innovations have made surgery more predictable increasing patient's awareness and acceptance of treatment.With the advent of the web, social media has become more attuned to what is available in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and, likewise, what they anticipate the results to be.Dr. Bassett attends as many seminars and training classes available in his specific areas of expertise-- especially those of implantology, and bone grafting techinques- to maintain his cutting edge understanding of the newest technology available.As such, a team approach to many sophisticated treatment plans, utilizing multiple disciplines, is necessary and leads to a total team effort in achieving the patient's expectations.Areas of expertise and treatment include:? Emergencies(seen that day as necessary)? Wisdom teeth extractions? Dento-alveolar surgery? Implants? Bone Grafting? Limited Trauma? TMD and craniofacial abnormalitiesMost advanced implant cases utilize CAT scan technology for diagnosis and treatment planning and this affords the opportunity of working closely with the referring doctors.If so desired, the referring doctor may assist Dr. Bassett during patient surgeries. Dr. Bassett enjoys the camaraderie and the opportunity of working with his referral doctors and following the reconstruction of these cases.Outside of the office, Dr. Bassett enjoys spending time with his family and friends and enjoys mountain biking, hiking and the occasional round of golf.

Dr. Bassett's Care Philosophy

 We have a straightforward approach to give you the best care possible. We are not a corporate office but a private practice.

Family owned and operated.

Individual and personalized care. 

Dr. Bassett says...

*Emergencies-all emergencies seen the same day.

*Wisdom teeth

*Implants

Dr. Bassett says...

 Many of our procedures are performed while the patient is asleep. We do same-day teeth utilizing the most current concept in implant dentistry. 

We have a non-surgical treatment of TMJ/TMD.

 Removal of wisdom teeth is a very common procedure. 

 Emergencies are seen The same day.

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  •  Specializes in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gum Disease
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts Med Ctr

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    Wilmington Med Ctr

    Completed in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1972

  • Undergraduate School
    Rutgers University

    Graduated in 1966

  • Other Education
    Wilmington Med Ctr

    Completed in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction