Dr. Bass joined Plainview Oral and Maxillofacial Associates in 1985 and has been in this practice ever since. He is currently the Site Director of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at North Shore Hospital, Co-Chief of the TMJ/Facial Pain Clinic at North Shore University Hospital and is Surgical Director of the Implantology Training Program there as well. At Plainview Hospital, he is Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a voluntary attending at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine where he teaches both students and residents. He has a special interest in dental implants and is also skilled at performing TMJ surgery when indicated in patients with severe TMJ dysfunction. Many of his lectures in the community have included: “Surgical Uprighting and Repositioning of Impacted Teeth”, The Challenge of the TMJ-Surgical Management of the TMJ Internal Derangement”, and “Dental Implant Complications”.
Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1986
Fellowship: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital at Stony Brook , 1985.
Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Queens Hospital Center , 1984.
Dental School: State University of New York, at Stony Brook ,School of Dental Medicine,1981
Masters: New York University, Biochemistry, 1977
Bachelor Degree: Queens College, Biology 1974.
Hospital Affiliations: North Shore University Hospitals at Manhasset, Plainview, and Syosset and University Hospital at Stony Brook.
Society Memberships: Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, New York State Dental Association, Nassau County Dental Society, and the American Dental Association.