Dentist in San Mateo, CA
All of our professionals at Charles W. Pascal, D.D.S. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. In addition, all of us are committed to providing the highest level of personalized care to each of our patients.
Charles W. Pascal, D.D.S.
A native of Southern California, Dr. Pascal has had a private practice of General and Advanced Restorative Dentistry for over 25 years in San Mateo. Following graduation from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, he served 2 years in the United States Naval Reserve Dental Corps. Dr. Pascal received advanced certification in aesthetic dentistry, full mouth rehabilitative dentistry and occlusion, temporo-mandibular disease (TMJ), prosthetics, endodontics, periodontics, and orthodontics.
A staunch advocate of postgraduate education, he maintains membership in the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Mateo County Dental Society, and the Laguna Beach Gnathological Study Club. Appointed as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco, he taught at the School of Dentistry for over 10 years. He is presently involved in the new field of Evidence-Based Dentistry and the review of research into its application in the clinical practice.
Dr. Pascal published over 300 articles in the San Mateo Times “Dental Digest” newspaper column covering all aspects of dentistry. He has carried his love of writing over to his practice and presently produces the “Pascalgram,” an informative and often humorous monthly newsletter about dentistry, himself, his family, and his dog Norman.
Dr. Pascal was involved in the original research and grant from the National Institute of Health with the University of California on the effects of smokeless tobacco on baseball players. He was instrumental in developing the nationwide protocol for annual oral examinations for all professional baseball players. Further, he was the team dentist for the San Francisco Giants for 21 years.
Dr. Pascal has been an active member of local service clubs for over 30 years. He served as President of the Burlingame Lions Club and is presently a member of the San Mateo Rotary Club.
Dr. Pascal and his wife Beth have 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren.
Dr. Pascal has always been interested in scale models of aircraft and ships. He is completing a large-scale airplane to be given to the Hiller Aviation Museum in Belmont when completed. He is also working on a 15th century English fighting ship of the line, “Sovereign of the Seas.” However the hobby dejour is sculpting statues in a bronze medium. He has completed a chess set with 8 individual sculptures in bronze and silver to the Historic Battle of Agincourt in 1415, 12" Statue of Don Quoite "Without Question or Pause" and a statue called " My mother's hand." Presently he is working on the 3rd of his larger sculptures " Welcome Home."
Practice Manager, Registered Dental Assistant
Kathleen is a registered dental assistant who graduated from the dental assisting program at College of San Mateo. She has been a valuable member of our team since 2003. She has great knowledge and expertise in handling and helping patients’ financial and dental treatment needs. She is also devoted to making your visit to our office as effortless as possible.
Registered Dental Assistant
Kathy is an experienced certified and registered dental assistant who has returned to our employment after a hiatus for raising a family. A graduate from College of San Mateo and she has been currently member of our team since 2006. She greets each patient with a warm smile and is committed to making you feel as comfortable as possible in a caring and professional environment.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Nancy is a board certified dental hygienist who graduated from Foothill College. She has been a member of our team since 2010. She is committed to providing care in a safe and comfortable environment. Her goal is to provide patients with the tools they need to obtain and maintain optimal oral health.
Kanistha Caitlyn Shah
Registered Dental Hygienist
Caitlyn is a board certified dental hygienist, and a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her dental hygiene degree from Foothill College and has been a member of our team since 2012. Caitlyn strives to provide the highest quality of care in a very gentle and compassionate way. She is dedicated to educating patients on the latest advances in dental hygiene care so that they can maintain healthy smiles for a lifetime.