Dr. Mascola graduated from the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry in 1968; and completed his Specialty Residency training in Orthodontics at the University of Southern California in 1979. During this time, he also taught part-time at USC, as a Clinical Instructor of Prosthodontics, the specialized field of dentistry concerned with diagnosing, planning and executing restorative and cosmetic treatments, for nine years. Dr. Mascola was born, raised, and lives in San Pedro.
Dr. Mascola’s extensive experience and broad knowledge of dentistry, prosthodontics, and orthodontics allows him to work with his patients, their dentists, and clinicians to treat the most difficult of cases. Dr. Mascola knows that each patient is unique. He personally devotes the necessary time to fully diagnose each patient’s needs; to determine what course of treatment offers his patient the best option for achieving the beautiful and confident smile they deserve.
There are many treatment options available for patients from traditional braces to the most technologically advanced technique of computer generated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Mascola is one of the first providers of Invisalign in the country, credentialed in 1999.
Dr. Mascola recognizes the need to balance the treatment to a patient’s lifestyle, in order to achieve the optimal results each patient desires. Having treated over 15,000 unique cases, Dr. Mascola has the experience to match the most appropriate treatment or combination of treatment procedures to achieve the goal of each of his orthodontic patients.
Dr. Mascola is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), Harbor Dental Society, and Academy of Orthodontic Excellence.