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10301 Georgia Avenue Suite 207
Silver Spring, MD 20902



Patient Forms, Map and Directions

Your first visit to Dr. Bassford establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor. To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.

Mission Statement
Gentle Dentistry for Everyone

Our Priority is You
Dr. Bassford is a 1992 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She completed a one year Advanced Education General Dentistry Residency (AEGD-lyr) with the US Army at FT Jackson, Columbia South Carolina, She then spent 2 years in Germany with the 3rd Infantry Division before moving to the Washington D.C. area. She completed her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1997 and her Mastership in 2005.

Dr Bassford's professional mission is to master the most current techniques and procedures available to create a pleasant, friendly, even fun dental experience for her patients.

Patient Forms
Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit:

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What To Expect
Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.

Driving Directions
Local Landmarks:
North of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Building Information: White Professional Building
Public Transportation Stop: Metro Red Line Forest Glen (South) and Wheaton (North) office is between (closer to Forest Glen Metro)