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Dr. Pasternak's office in Englewood Colorado

Dr. Pasternak offers you more than 30 years of experience
in preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.


Dr. Mark Pasternak
A visit with Dr. Mark, as he is affectionately known to patients and staff, can feel more like a visit with a member of your family than a visit with your dentist. He is just as likely to sit and chat with you as he is to examine your mouth.

Yet his attention to the condition of your teeth and gums is second to none and he is scrupulously meticulous in his care.

A dedicated professional, Dr. Mark wanted to be a dentist ever since he was in high school, thanks to the inspiration of a close family friend and periodontist.

Following graduation from the University of Denver with a bachelor of science degree in biology and chemistry, Dr. Mark married his college sweetheart, Linda, and was off to Tufts University School of Dentistry in Boston.

After earning his doctor of dental medicine degree and starting his family, he returned to Denver in 1986 to begin practicing the profession he loved. In 1987 he acquired the practice of retiring dentist, Dr. Daniel Vedder, in Aurora, where he practiced until moving to the current Englewood office.


Dr. Mark Pasternak of Inverness Family Dentistry
In the past three decades, Dr. Mark's patients have literally become a second family to him and he has treated many generations of patients. I love getting to know and treating families over a long period of time — watching them grow up and bring in their children, he says.

Dr. Mark has strived to establish a traditional family practice that meets current expectations and modern standards of care. He enjoys the challenge of treating a wide variety of patients from two to 92 and there is no dental service he will not provide for them.

He loves everything he does — children's dentistry, fillings, crowns, cosmetics, dentures, endodontics, surgery and dental implants. His standards are high — no treatment is complete until he has personally seen to it that it meets with his total satisfaction.

A dedicated husband and father, Dr. Mark devotes as much time to his family as he does to his patients. When he's not in the office, you can find Dr. Mark with Linda, an eighth grade teacher at Cherry Creek School District's Campus Middle School, and their three children and their families. Mike, 32, is a practicing lawyer in Santa Barbara. Mike’s wife, Meagan, is a sixth grade school teacher. They have two children, Cooper and Charlotte. Tim, 28, is finishing his doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at DU. His wife, Allison, works for the Denver Center for Performing Arts. They have two daughters, Eleanor and Beatrice. Emily, 26, is a therapist in family counseling, in New Orleans. Her husband, Daniel, is an engineer for Shell.Dr. Mark Pasternak's family dental practice

Active members of Greenwood Community Church, both Dr. Mark and Linda have been leaders for the Christian youth groups, Wild Life and Young Life. Through the years, they have also been Scout leaders, leaders for Indian Guides and Princesses and Dr. Mark has coached his sons' sports teams. In 2007, Linda and Emily traveled to Kenya on a medical mission.

Avid outdoor people, the family enjoys downhill skiing, snowshoeing, water skiing, tennis and sea kayaking. Dr. Mark, Mike and Tim are certified SCUBA divers.

Family vacations often find them visiting and spending time with grandchildren, or hiking in the mountains. Perhaps their favorite trips were an adventure to New Zealand to visit friends on an exchange program, and a church mission to Juarez, Mexico with several other families to build a house.

As he does for his own family, Dr. Mark wants nothing but the best for his patient family and will take the time to deliver it with the same kindness and care — along with a visit to catch up with your life.

Dr. Pasternak is active in numerous professional dental associations, including the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society and the Colorado and American Dental Associations.


A Trusting Relationship With a Personal Touch
Our doctor and staff believe health care is built on a close, trusting relationship between doctor and patient. We take the time to learn what each patient wants and expects and to make sure our patients are receiving the care and individual attention they want and expect in a matter as important as the health of their mouths.

When treatment is necessary, we prescribe only that treatment which we would want for a member of our own family.

To make your diagnosis and care more accurate, faster, safer and more comfortable, we have equipped our bright, modern office with up-to-date dental techniques and procedures.

Our Staff
Sharon Lundberg works for Inverness Family Dental Sharon
Sharon “wears many hats” at our practice, including treatment coordinator and insurance administrator. A native of Asheville, NC, Sharon joined our practice in 2006. She has 10 years experience as a senior claims examiner with Aetna in NC and FHP of NM. Her husband, Bruce, is a linux security engineer with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. They have a daughter in graduate school at University of Vermont, and a son in college at CU Boulder. Sharon enjoys road trips with her husband, scrapbooking, gardening, hiking & walks.


Susan Adolphson  works for Dr. Mark Pasternak Susan
Susan is one of our dental hygienists. A native of Settle, WA, Susan has been with Dr. Pasternak since 1990. She grew up in Denver and graduated from Cherry Creek High School. She obtained her degree from University of Missouri College of Dentistry Dental Hygiene School in Kansas City. She and her husband, Jim, have three sons and 3 grandchildren. Susan is a cyclist and enjoys pilates and yoga.




Lori Soendker works for Inverness Family Dentistry as a primary dental assistant

Lori
Lori brings 26 years of dental assisting experience to Dr. Pasternak’s office. She is radiograph and CPR certified. Lori was married in 2012 to her husband, Mark. They enjoy going on road trips and sporting events. They also enjoy attending concerts and cooking together. Their dog, Trapper, likes to tag along!
Reta Calson works for Inverness Family Dentistry as a dental hygenist in Southeast Denver Colorado

Reta
Reta, another of our dental hygienists, has been with our practice since 2006. A native of Grand Junction, Reta holds a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. She has been a dental hygienist in general dentistry and periodontics since 1977. She and her husband, Kenneth, have a son, Erik, and a daughter, Alyse. She is a member of and volunteer for the 10th Mountain Trail Association and the Denver Botanic Gardens. She and her husband enjoy skiing, camping, and travel.

Shannan Sampson is a dental hygenist at Inverness Family Dentistry Shannan
Shannan is a native of Juneau, AK and has been our hygienist since 2011. She graduated from Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, CA in 2007. Shannan enjoys running, traveling, and adventures with her husband, Ben, and their two young daughters.

Please call our office at 303-792-9904 to schedule your appointment.


"My wife, Robyn, and I have been patients for more than 20 years. Dr. Pasternak has the gentle confidence that everyone seeks in a dentist. He understands the needs and concerns of his patients and, most importantly, listens and discusses options for care. We feel as though we have a professional partner looking out for our dental welfare. We recommend Dr. Pasternak and his staff to anyone seeking quality dental care with a personal touch."
Richard and Robyn Taylor, Centennial

Richard and Robyn Taylor of Centennial recommend Dr. Mark Pasternak at the Inverness Family Dentistry office in Southeastern Denver

Inverness Family Dentistry - 125 Inverness Drive East, Suite 230 Englewood, Colorado 80112 - 720-605-4533

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