Dr. Alice Charland Bassford, D.M.D., M.A.G.D.
Comprehensive Family Dentist in Silver Spring, MD
A 1989 graduate of Siena College, Loudonville, NY (BS Biology) and a 1992 graduate of The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (DMD), Dr Bassford completed a 1 year residency in Advanced General Dentistry ( AEGD-1yr) with the US Army at Fort Jackson, Columbia , SC. She was honorably discharged from the US Army Dental Corps as a Major after 10 years of service. She is dedicated to education and research and received both Fellowship (1998) and Mastership (2005) in the Academy of General Dentistry. She is a Qualified Dentist with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and is currently pursuing diplomate status. She uses state-of-the-art technology including 2D bitwewing radiographs, cad/cam Cerec one-visit crowns, microcurrent for anxiety and pain, and physical therapy modalities for TMJ.
A 2010 Hygiene graduate from Allegany College of Maryland. She has also received additional training in physical therapy modalities for the treament of headaches and tmj.
Known as the official greeter (4/1/2002-3/10/2018)