Basil

First name: 
Dr. John A.
DDS
Board of Directors Officer
Basil

Dr. Basil is one of only two dentists in the state of West Virginia to have completed the extensive curriculum of Orognathic Bioesthetics International (OBI) Levels I, II, III, and IV.

He has also studied extensively at the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study (Seminars 1, 2, 3 and numerous application courses). Dr. Basil has studied at the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education (Seminars 1, 2, 3). Dr. Basil has also been certified in Oral Sedation Dentistry (Anxiety-Free Dentistry) by the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. He is a graduate of the management program at The Schuster Center for Professional Development in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Dr. Basil is a member of the Academy of Bioesthetic Dentistry (ABD) and current board member for the Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the West Virginia Dental Association, and the Wheeling District Dental Society where he served as past president, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Discovery Study Club in Pittsburgh, PA, which is a branch of the very selective Seattle Study Club for multidisciplinary dental studies based in Seattle, WA. He is a member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) study club. Dr. Basil was chosen one of the top dentists by Pittsburgh Magazine for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He is a member of the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce and a past board member. He is a member of the Brooke County Rotary and is president-elect. Dr. Basil is a past member of the Madonna High School Advisory Council. Dr. Basil is also a member of the following fraternal organizations: the Knights of Columbus, the Order of Italian Sons and Daughters of America, the Italian American Cultural Club, and the Paris Sportsman Club. He is a member of the West Virginia University Alumni Association, the WVU School of Dentistry Alumni Association lifetime member, and the Delta Sigma Delta Honorary Dental Fraternity.

Dr. Basil co-chaired the 2015 Annual OBI meeting in Chicago.

Dr. Basil is a graduate of West Virginia University in 1984 with a BA in Chemistry and in 1988 with a DDS degree from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Basil is owner of Basil Dental Care located at 1703 Commerce Street Wellsburg, WV 26070. He has been in the practice of Dentistry for over 25 years and is currently licensed in the states of WV, PA and OH.

Dr. Basil resides in Weirton, WV with his wife Mary and their three children Francesca 20, Anthony 19 and Lorenzo 18, all attending West Virginia University