A lifelong native of Medina County, Dr. Pfister graduated from Highland High School, where he served as Student Council President and President of the Spanish Club. He attended the College of Wooster, where he served as the president of the biology club and his fraternity, Beta Kappa Phi, and graduated in 1977 with a degree in Biology. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dentistry in 1981 where he was American Dental Association Student Representative and dental school president for two years. He completed his post-graduate training in orthodontics in 1983. His post-graduate training included orthognathic jaw surgery for skeletal correction of malocclusion, which was held in conjunction with the University of Michigan Orthodontic Department, Growth and Development Center.
Following dental school, he returned to Medina where he worked as an associate and then went into private practice in 1984. He also serves on the board of the Medina County Vocational Center Adult Dental Assisting program, lecturing, instructing and mentoring students since 1990.
Dr. Charles Pfister, Board Certified Orthodontist, which required him to pass a rigorous set of written and clinical examinations, as well as a comprehensive presentation of ten various malocclusions to a board of examiners. Becoming board certified signified his pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence in orthodontics and is achieved by only 35% of the orthodontists today.