Dr. Peter Bassett, DMD

Dr. Peter Bassett, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
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Dr. Peter Bassett, DMD is a dentist who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.Read his story

2101 W Bethany Home Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Bassett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bassett "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bassett " 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. "


Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral 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


  • 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Tufts Med Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Wilmington Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wilmington Med Ctr
    Other Education | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bassett accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Dental DPPO
    Dental Maintenance Organization DMO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
    DHA Premier
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Dental Network of America
    Dental Network of America DPPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Dental Preferred Plus
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Principal Financial Group
    Dental PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    National Fee-for-Service

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