Dr. Basora was born and raised in Northern California and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Small Business/New Ventures from California State University at Hayward. While attending college classes, he had the opportunity to travel and observe in the dental schools at both the Kasturba School of Dentistry in Manipal, India as well as the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Both experiences solidified his desire to pursue a career as a general dentist. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating in 1996.
Upon graduating from dental school Dr. Basora associated with two dental practices in Plumas County, California and after realizing there was an underserved segment of the local population, he helped to established the dental clinic at Eastern Plumas Health Care, Portola. This experience in hospital dentistry allowed Dr. Basora to provide a broad range of dental services that has proved invaluable in private practice. He updates his training regularly in many areas of modern dentistry, including restorative dentistry, cosmetics, Invisalign and sleep apnea.
Dr. Basora feels the field of dentistry is a great combination of science and art, and that suits his strengths well. He is committed to providing patients with a safe and comfortable environment which allows them to look good, feel healthy, and be confident they are making good decisions about their oral health care. Dr. Basora relishes the interactions he has with his patients and finds great joy in making connections with members of his community.
The Doctor and his wife, Emma, have two children, Ben and Lucas. They enjoy many of the outdoor activities our area has to offer from paddle boarding and bike riding at Lake Tahoe to hiking the many trails in the Lakes Basin area.
Dr. Michael E. Britting, DMD
Originally from San Rafael, California, Dr. Britting earned his Bachelor’s degree from UC Davis in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavioral Medicine. He earned his Doctor of Medical Dentistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and continues his post graduate dental education focusing on the areas of aesthetic dentistry, implants and bone grafting which are his passion.
Dr. Britting is a new generation dentist who desires to change the public perception of a dental visit. First and foremost, Dr. Britting desires to establish lifelong patient relationships. He takes great pride in improving his patient’s oral health and keeping their smiles healthy, functional, and beautiful.
From a single filling to a full mouth rehabilitation using the finest materials and techniques, Dr. Britting strives to educate his patients about their oral health and offer recommendations for improvement. In his spare time Dr. Britting enjoys mountain biking, skiing, cooking and exploring the world with his wife, friends and family.