Your Family Dentist in Pasadena, CA

Dr. Thomas Pacheco has a passion for oral health and happy smiles and is proud to serve the community of Pasadena. Once you visit our beautiful office, you will be a patient at Blue Door Dental for life.

Trusted By Patients Just Like You.

All of the staff, hygienists, assistants, and Dr. Pacheco were very welcoming, explained everything, and were so wonderful at putting me at ease during the entire visit. I would definitely recommend this practice!

Lisa S.

Dr. Pacheco was very nice and professional. He took the time to explain things and answer our questions. His staff was also very experienced and did a great job. We’ve definitely found a great dentist!

Kevin A.

I always have a wonderful experience here! Staff is so friendly, and Dr. Pacheco is amazing. He’s so knowledgeable and explains everything really clearly. Best dentist I’ve ever had.

Nguyen B.

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NP exam/full set of xrays/cleaning


Periodontal treatment


Emergency exam or limited exam/xrays



Dr. Thomas Pacheco

Dr. Pacheco was born in Pasadena and grew up in San Dimas, California. Surrounded by a family of heartfelt business owners, he was always encouraged to pursue his dreams and passions. With his creative eye, innovative spirit, and love for helping others, he found the perfect profession in dentistry, and he hasn’t looked back since!

Dr. Pacheco achieved his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to become a Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, graduating at the top of his class in both his didactic and clinical skills.

As the owner and dentist behind Blue Door Dental, Dr. Pacheco is grateful to provide exceptional dentistry for the community he calls home. At the core of his care, he loves connecting with patients and growing alongside them with gentle, supportive expertise. He’s constantly looking for ways to sharpen his talents through continuing education; keeping up with the most advanced dental techniques and technologies allows Dr. Pacheco to provide high-quality, comprehensive care for all of his patients.

Outside of the office, you can find Dr. Pacheco catching up on a good read, hiking Southern California’s gorgeous trails, and being a dad to his adorable kiddo, Oliver! You can also catch him and his wife Elisa exploring the city for a great restaurant or an amazing cup of coffee.

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Kindhearted Team

When you’re with our empathetic and energetic crew, you’ll instantly feel like family. We love making meaningful connections with our patients, and we value those special details that make you smile.

Modern Office

We aim to give our patients the most relaxing and enjoyable dental experience possible. That’s why we’ve curated our office with leading-edge technology to provide you with optimum comfort and convenience at every appointment.

Trusted Dentistry

With over 50 years of serving our local neighbors, families, and friends, we’re thankful to provide Pasadena patients with exceptional dental care rooted in community, integrity, and trust.