About Our Practice

Pacifico Dental Care was started in Bangor, Pennsylvania by Dr. Larry Pacifico 63 years ago.

Since 1958, we've been serving patients with comprehensive dental care from all over the Lehigh Valley. We offer the highest quality of comfortable and affordable care and our entire team is focused on making your dental visits quick, easy, and painless.

Marking over 63 years in practice, we are excited continue serving patients at our locations in Bangor and Forks Township.

Pacifico Dental Care of Forks Owners
Philip Koury, Dr. Lauren Pacifico, Trina Pacifico, Dr. Mike Pacifico

Who We Are

Dr. Mike, Dr. Lauren, Dr. Sean, and Dr. Markus provide comprehensive dental care and oral surgery services are able to offer a variety of options to best fit your dental needs and priorities.

All of our experienced doctors care deeply about patient comfort and are pleased to offer a variety of IV and oral sedation options, as well as nitrous (laughing gas), to ensure that your dental visit is relaxing.

Doctors at Pacifico Dental Care

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Michael Pacifico

Dr. Michael Pacifico

Dr. Michael Pacifico began his dental career in 1979, working beside his father, Dr. Larry.

Since then, he has maintained a focus on delivering high-quality dental care in a gentle, caring environment. Dr. Mike is well-studied in all phases of dentistry, including orthodontics, periodontics, prosthetics, restorative, and sedation dentistry.

He is a graduate of Lafayette College and Fairleigh Dickinson Dental School. Dr. Mike enjoys reading and spending time with his family.

Dr. Lauren Pacifico

Dr. Lauren Pacifico

Dr. Lauren Pacifico, the 3rd generation of Dr. Pacificos, joined Pacifico Dental Care in May of 2015. She is following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Dr. Larry Pacifico DDS, and her father, Dr. Michael Pacifico DMD.

Dr. Lauren graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry with the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. She previously graduated Cum Laude from Lafayette College, where she double majored in Business & Economics and French.

I am proud to serve the communities that my grandfather and father have served since 1958. I'm committed to providing the highest standard of care for which my family's practice is known. I'm looking forward to seeing you and your family during your next visit!

When she's not in the office, Dr. Lauren enjoys cooking, reading, snowboarding, art, and traveling with her husband Philip.

Dr. Sean Kearns

Dr. Sean Kearns

Dr. Sean Kearns joined Pacifico Dental Care in July of 2020.

He graduated in 2013 from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry with the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Sean went on to Westchester New York and completed an advanced degree in General Practice Residency at Westchester Medical Center. He previously graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and earned his major in Biology and minor in both Chemistry and Studio Arts.

Dr. Sean's philosophy is that dentistry is as much an art as it is a science. He especially excels in Implantology and Cosmetic Dentistry and feels that it is important to design a smile that builds self-confidence and to architect a bite that properly functions.

Dentistry has afforded me the opportunity to work with my hands and to meet new and interesting people everyday.

Dr. Sean enjoys painting, scuba diving, rock climbing, and hanging out with his lovely daughters Sabrina & Ava, and his wonderful wife Gaby.

Dr. Markus Hill

Dr. Markus Hill

Dr. Markus Hill began providing Oral Surgery services at our Bangor location in October of 2021.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2011. While in dental school, he also completed a Masters of Higher Education Management.

After dental school, Dr. Markus completed a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California. Following his residency, Dr. Markus served as an oral surgeon for the Navy in Guam and San Diego. He has been a staff attending teaching residents for the past 6 years.

Dr. Markus moved back to Pennsylvania in 2019 after a total of eight years with the Navy to be near family. He maintains hospital, operating room, and trauma privileges at Lehigh Valley Health Network, and provides full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Markus strives to provide compassionate, honest, quality care that is convenient for you.

When Dr. Markus is not working, he enjoys fishing, scuba diving, traveling, and spending time with his wife, two children, and Labrador Retrievers.

Dental Hygienists

Trina

Trina joined PDC in 1979. In addition to many leadership roles in the practice, she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She's focused on cultivating a comfortable and high-quality experience that makes all of our patients feel like family. She enjoys practicing yoga, reading spy novels, dining out, and spending time with her family.

Christina

Christina joined the team in June of 2016. She earned her hygiene degree from Northampton Community College in 2009. She's an avid New York Giants fan and in her free time she loves traveling, kayaking, and spending time with her dogs.

Bailey

Bailey joined the team in October of 2019. She earned her hygiene degree from Northampton Community College. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, attending the firearms range, and urban exploring as well spending time with her family and friends.

Ella

Ella joined the team in November of 2019. She earned her hygiene degree from Northampton Community College and also has a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. In her free time she enjoys biking, reading, gardening, exploring new places, watching movies, and spending time with her family.

Gurwinder

Gurv joined the team in August of 2021. She earned her hygiene degree from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. She loves working with kids and when she’s not in the office she enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

Jessica

Jess joined the team in July of 2021. She earned her hygiene degree from NCC and is currently working towards a Bachelor's in Dental Hygiene with Pennsylvania College of Technology. In her free time she enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with her family.

Dental Assistants

Rosa

Rosa joined the team in June of 2020. She has over 12 years of chair-side dental assisting experience and spent time as as an instructor at a dental assisting school in New Jersey. She loves spending her free time with her daughter, family, and friends as well as shopping and traveling.

Jackie

Jackie joined the team in May of 2021. In her free time, she enjoys strength training, is a Certified Personal Trainer, and was previously a Massage Therapist. She also enjoys shopping and trying new restaurants.

Front Desk Team

Victoria (Patient Coordinator)

Victoria joined the team in August of 2019 and now leads our front desk teams in both Forks Township and Bangor locations. She has a degree in Hospitality Management, is an avid plant enthusiast, and enjoys spending time with her corgi, Willow.

Emma (Treatment Coordinator)

Emma joined the team in August of 2020. She is currently enrolled in the Pre-Dentistry program at Moravian University. She volunteers to help children in after school programs and enjoys spending her free time with her cat, Pepper.

Diana (Concierge)

Diana joined the team in February of 2021. She enjoys reading, doing yoga and cooking new dishes. She especially enjoys spending time with her husband and children!

LaNayah (Concierge)

LaNayah joined the team in July of 2021. She enjoys art and is an avid coffee enthusiast. She grew up in New Jersey and loves the outdoors as well as her two cats George and Leo.

Administrative Team

Leonard

Leonard joined the team in February of 2017. He enjoys listening to audiobooks, watching movies, writing stories, cooking and dinner dates with his wife as well as spending time with his family.

Cameron

Cameron joined the team in May of 2019. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his family or teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.