About Pasadena Dentist Dr. Joseph E. Abe, DDS

Whether you need a simple procedure, such as tooth-colored restorations (fillings) or more complex ones, such as dental crowns, bridges, dental implants, or more, Dr. Joseph Abe is very experienced and can help you achieve your dental goals.

Dr. Joseph E. Abe is a “Sansei” Japanese-American who was born in Colorado, lived in Utah, and was raised with his family in the Pasadena area, graduating from John Muir High School. He went on to to Pasadena City College and and then enrolled in the University of Southern California, where he received his undergraduate and dental degrees. His father, Dr. Joe Y. Abe, also a dentist, founded the practice in 1938.

Dr. Abe is an active member of the community, being past president of the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society and past president, and charter member, of the Pasadena City College Foundation. He has served as a dental consultant to the Los Angeles County School Head Start Grantee Program and served as a staff dentist for the South Bay Children’s Center.

A ski patroller for 25 years, Dr. Abe was patrol leader at Bear Mountain and Snow Forest ski areas in Big Bear, California. His wife and three boys all love to mountaineer and are avid skiers. As the boys are getting into their late teens and beyond, Dr. Abe’s interest in the Pantera Owner’s Club keeps them doing well; so there’s always time for other fun activities.

Dr. and Mrs. Abe attend Evangelical Free Church; and Mrs. Abe has been a discussion leader for 16 years with Bible Study Fellowship International.


"Dr. Abe is one of the best dentists around!"

- P.H.


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