Charles Cassedy Bass was born January 29,1875 near Prentiss, Mississippi.
He died August 29, 1975 in New Orleans, Lousiana.
He is an unsung hero of American medicine.
2008 was the 60th anniversary of his "Necessary personal oral hygiene" paper.
His epitaph reads
"He designed and promoted an effective method of personal oral hygiene".
A Partial Listing of the Writing of Charles C. Bass, M.D.
1. Prevention of the Loss of Teeth. The Mississippi Doctor, 20: 522, 1943. 2. A Demonstrable Line on Extracted Teeth, Indicating the Location of the Outer Border of the Epithelial Attachment. J. Dent. Res., 25: 401, 1946. 3. Habitat of Endameba buccalis in the Lesions of Periodontoclasia. Proc. Soc. Exp. Bio. I. Med. 66: 9, 1947. 4. The Optimum Characteristics of Toothbrushes for Personal Oral Hygiene. Dent. Items Int. 70: 697, 1948. 5. The Necessary Personal Oral Hygiene for Prevention of Caries and Periodontoclasia, N. O. Med. Surge Jour. 101: 52, 1948. 6. The Optimum Characteristics of Dental Floss for Personal Oral Hygiene. Dent. Items Int. 70: 921, 1948. 7. The Location of the Zone of Disintegrating Epithelial Attachment Cuticle -- Relation to the Cemento-enamel Junction and to the Outer Border of the Periodontal Fibers on Some Tooth Specimens (With H. M. Fullmer). J. Dent. Res. 27: 623, 1948. 8. The Relation of the inner Border of Bacterial Film on the Tooth, within the Gingival Crevice to the Zone of Disintegrating Epithelial Attachment Cuticle. O. Surge , O. Med., O. Path., 2: 1580, 1949. 9. Some Facts Which Physicians Should Know About Maintenance of Dental Health. Bull. Tulane Medical Faculty, 9: 12, 1949. 10. The Relation of the Inner Border of Subgingival Calculus to the Zone of Disintegrating Epithelial Attachment Cuticle. O. Surg., O. Med., O.Path., : 1125, September 1950. 11. A Previously Undescribed Demonstrable Pathologic Condition in Exposed Cementum and the Underlying Dentine. O. Surg., O. Med., O. Path. , 4: 641, 1951. 12. Some Important Facts Relative to Personal Oral Hygiene. Phi Chi Quarterly, 50: 194, 1953. 13. An Effective Method of Personal Oral Hygiene. Jour. La. State Med. Soc. 106: 57~73 and 101-112, 1954. 14. The Problem of Dental Health. Bull. Tulane Univ. Med. Faculty. 13: 145, 1954. 15. Responsibility of Dental Schools for the Dental Health and Welfare of the American People. Tulane University Printing Office, June 1954. 16. Leptothrix Racemosa in Open Cavities. J. D. Res. 34: 621, 1955. 17. Personal Oral Hygiene for Children. Arch. Pediatrics 72: 295, 1955. 18. Some Important Developments Presently Influencing Dental Health. J. Louisiana State M. Soc. 109: 201, 1957. 19. Prevalence of Periodontoclasia. Published independently. Reprints available from the author. 20. Some Remarks Relative to Dental Health. Mississippi Doctor. 37: 36, 1959. 21. Importance of Dental Health Service. J. Louisiana State Med. Soc. 113: 157, 1961. 22. Personal Oral Hygiene: A Serious Deficiency in Dental Education. J. Louisiana State Med. Soc. 370: 114, 1962. -3 23. Teaching the Bass Method of Personal Oral Hygiene, Bass & Coker, May 1963, Tulane University. 24. The necessity of effective dental health service in cardiology. America.:-. Heart:;:t Journal. Vol. 69, No.5, Page 718-719, May 1965. 25. Maintenance of Dental Health through Advanced Age. Bulletin of the Tulane University Medical Faculty. Vol. 26, No.2, May, 1967. 26. Neglect of Prevention of Dental Disease Journal of the Louisiana State Med. Soc.. , Vol. 120, No.1, pp 30-35, Jan. 1968. Important Information Relative to Personal Oral Hygiene. Letter - Tulane University, Oct. 1, 1966 and Jan. 13, 1971. 28. Relationship of Dentistry to Cardiology - Amer. Heart Journal 29. Statement of Pertinent Facts Relative to Personal Oral Hygiene -
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