New Patients

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. Please read this page ahead of time to be prepared for your first visit.

Here you’ll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office, practice hours, and payment policies. Feel free to browse the website to learn about our 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

Here at ASE: Our Priority is You

Insurance and Financing

We are currently in network with Delta Dental and Metlife. Additionally, as a courtesy to our patients, if you have out of network coverage, we would be happy to submit your insurance claim for you.

Patient Forms

Please print and complete these forms for a quicker 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 site.

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)

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Office Hours

8:30AM – 5:00PM
8:30AM – 5:00PM
8:30AM – 5:00PM
8:30AM – 5:00PM
7:30AM – 2:00PM
8:00AM – 1:00PM | One Saturday per month (September through June)