Dr. Bass grew up in Southside Virginia and is a second generation dentist. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Information Technology and Management from Virginia Tech and his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Dr. Bass joined the practice in 2008 and has been the practice owner since 2011.
Dr. Bass’s wife Robin is also a graduate of Virginia Tech. They have a son and a daughter, Addison and Jillian, and live in Blacksburg. Dr. Bass is an avid Virginia Tech athletics fan. Away from the office, Dr. Bass enjoys time with his family, water sports, golfing, fishing, and exercising.
Memberships include the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Southwest Virginia Dental Society, the Academy of Sports Dentistry, and the International Dental Implant Assosiation. Dr. Bass is the official "Team Dentist" for the Virginia Tech athletic department.
Dr. Bass enjoys taking advanced courses to enhance his ability to deliver exceptional care, including classes on oral infection, implants, dental lasers, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Bass values the personal side of dentistry and takes great pride in serving people with honesty and compassion.
Dr. Bass was voted the best dentist in the New River Valley by the readers of the Roanoke Times in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.