Julius S. Mascardo, D.M.D.
IMPLANTOLOGY, PERIODONTICS, ENDODONTICS, PROSTHODONTICS & ORAL SURGERY
Dr. Julius S. Mascardo graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, Best Clinician recognition, from Southwestern University (Philippines) in 1984. After spending 10 years as Chief Dentist for Marsman Plantation Hospital and building a reputation for affordable, quality dental work, he then set up a private practice in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte, where he remains to be the No. 1 practicing dentist in the area. Today, he also maintains a clinic with his wife and partner, Dr. Eileen A. Margaja-Mascardo, in Davao City.
In 1995, Dr. Julius pioneered in bringing Oral Implantology to the Southern Philippines. At a time when the popularity of Dental Implants was at its infancy, he underwent an ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists) Training Course in Singapore, learning with some of the best specialists in the field from all over the world. He then became one of the first to offer Dental Implants in Davao City. He now works hand-in-hand with Dr. Eileen in providing the highest quality of Implant and Surgical care for their patients .
His love for travel and learning has brought him to undergo Continued Professional Development studies and training courses with esteemed leaders from all fields of Dentistry, both locally in the Philippines and abroad – in the United States of America, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Hong Kong and Singapore, to name a few.
Dr. Julius is passionate about what he does and is well-known for specializing in complex surgical procedures, performing them in a highly-efficient, effortless fashion. The patients love his painless “don’t-feel-a-thing” anesthetic techniques, inducing profoundanesthesia even on “difficult” or “resistant” teeth. This skillful expertise, honed by 30 years of training, has become one of his trademarks.
Although already “established” by many accounts, Dr. Julius does not rest on his laurels, as he continuously strives to reinforce his knowledge by staying up-to-date on the latest and the best innovations that Dentistry can offer.
Past and present affiliations include the Davao Dental Society (DDS), Philippine Dental Association (PDA), International Congress of Oral Implantogists (ICOI), Implant Prosthodontics Section of the ICOI, and the American Dental Association (ADA).
Eileen A. Margaja-Mascardo, D.M.D.
COSMETIC DENTISTRY, ORTHODONTICS, PROSTHODONTICS & IMPLANTOLOGY
Dr. Eileen A. Margaja-Mascardo graduated Cum Laude, at the top of her class, with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southwestern University (Philippines) in 1984. Upon passing the National Licensure Examinations, ranking at the top percentile nationwide, she set up a private practice in Davao City with her sister, Dr. Phoebe A. Margaja-Sarabia.
Dr. Eileen is a multi-awarded dentist in the field of Orthodontics (Braces), garnering numerous recognitions for clinical and academic excellence. Upon completion of a Post-Graduate Course at the Asian Center for Orthodontic Research & Special Studies in 1996, and graduating at the top of her class, she was awarded with all four distinctions: ‘Best Clinician,’ ‘Best in Case Presentation,’ ‘Best in Wire Bending’ and ‘Best in Treated Case.’
Following this milestone, she was bestowed a highly-covetedimmediate Fellowship into the Philippine College of General Practitioners in Orthodontics (bypassing both Associate 1 and Associate 2 levels) – an impressive feat and a first in the history of the organization.
Another of Dr. Eileen’s strengths is Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentistry, which she has specialized in since the 1980s. Borne from a family of medical practitioners and national artists, this came naturally to her. She is known for producing realistic/natural-looking restorations, veneers, crowns and dentures, employing the latest techniques and the best materials available.
In 2010, Dr. Eileen also took an interest in Dental Implants and underwent a Post-Graduate Course in Oral Implantology. Upon completion with flying colors, she now works hand-in-hand with her husband Dr. Julius, a pioneer in Implantology in the Southern Philippines, in offering the highest quality of care for their patients.
Dr. Eileen takes numerous Continued Professional Development studies and training courses year after year, learning with renowned leaders from all fields of Dentistry, both locally in the Philippines and abroad – in the United States of America, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Hong Kong and Singapore, to name a few.
She is well-known for her congenial nature and charming, gentle persona. Even with a staggering history of achievements, she remains to be a genuinely simple woman who holds no high airs and is a friend to all. She is a multi-tasker by nature and enjoys the pressures of juggling many endeavors at once. She is often called a jill-of-all-trades, and a master of almost all as well.
Past and present affiliations include the Davao Dental Society (DDS) of which she held various governing body positions, Philippine Dental Association (PDA), American Association for Functional Orthodontics (AAFO), International Association for Orthodontics (IAO), Mid-America Society, and the American Dental Association (ADA).
Phoebe A. Margaja-Sarabia, D.M.D.
COSMETIC DENTISTRY, ORTHODONTICS & PROSTHODONTICS
Dr. Phoebe A. Margaja-Sarabia graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southwestern University (Philippines) in 1984. Upon passing the National Licensure Examinations that same year, she then set up a private practice in partnership with her sister, Dr. Eileen A. Margaja-Mascardo, in Davao City.
In 1996, Dr. Phoebe underwent a Post-Graduate Course at the Asian Center for Orthodontic Research & Special Studies, wherein upon graduation, she was given distinction for clinical excellence and was awarded ‘Best in Myofunctional Appliance’ for her work. Since then, she has been successfully restoring patients’ smiles with her expertise in Orthodontics (Braces) and Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Phoebe makes it a point to constantly update herself with new advancements in Dentistry by attending Continuing Education courses and scientific sessions both locally in the Philippines, and abroad, in the United States. She works as a team with Dr. Julius and Dr. Eileen in providing the highest quality of comprehensive care for their patients.
Having been in private practice for 30 years now, Dr. Phoebe has gained a loyal following not only for her clinical skills, but also for her charisma and infectious joie de vivre. Her dynamic personality instantly makes patients feel at ease, and it has become one of her many defining characteristics.
Past and present affiliations include the Davao Dental Society (DDS), Philippine Dental Association (PDA), International Association for Orthodontics (IAO), and the American Dental Association (ADA).
Kathleen Chloe M. Mascardo, D.M.D.
Dr. Kat Mascardo is the exacting combination of her parents — Drs. Julius and Eileen — carrying the same standards of care and clinical excellence she was raised to uphold. She graduated 2nd rank in her class and was bestowed a “Special Recognition Award in Clinical Dentistry” from the Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF) in 2013. Soon after, she placed 6th in the nationwide Philippine Dental Board Examinations held that same year, besting nearly 600 other examinees. After over a year of practicing as an Associate Dentist and as an Instructor of Oral Medicine at her alma mater, Dr. Kat decided to pursue further studies in the United States in search of higher learning and deeper understanding of the field of Dentistry.
Today, Dr. Kat is undergoing a 2.5-year Advanced Standing Post-Graduate Program at the world-renowned Ivy League institution, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (UPENN) — one of the best and most prestigious dental schools in the world.
Aside from her achievements as a dentist, Dr. Kat was a varsity soccer player, artist, and writer for the school paper. She is still heavily involved in writing and counts traveling as one of her few luxuries. She has a great love for travel, but an even greater love for food and trying out different cuisines from all over the world.
Dr. Kat is also passionate about charitable causes for persons with disabilities (PWDs), particularly the blind, and abused women and children. Having lost her left eye sight at the age of 19 due to a car accident, Dr. Kat aims to put a face to PWDs: to elevate its cause and to empower people into believing that the capacity for human resilience can always overcome great adversity.