Received his D.D.S. from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 1982. Dr. Bass completed his internship and residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Illinois in 1987. Dr. Bass moved to Palm Desert in 1989, joining Desert Oral Surgery, becoming a partner in 1990. He earned his Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1993. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the ADA, the California Dental Association and the Tri-County Dental Society.
Both doctors are on Active Staff and take hospital call at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, CA and Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, CA.