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dr. steven cordoves, dds

Dr. Cordoves is a respected expert in cosmetic and implant dentistry, CAD/CAM dentistry, dental implant placement, implant crowns and bridges, bone grafting and extractions.

Alongside his partner, Dr. Michael Gulizio, Dr. Cordoves has created a unique dental practice at Core Smiles in Midtown Manhattan. Together, they provide their patients an inviting, comforting dental office experience. From the luxurious yet cozy waiting room and sleek, modern décor, to the office’s scent and background music, Core Smiles aims for the elegant charm and ambience of a chic boutique hotel. Within this setting, Drs. Cordoves and Gulizio offer the most advanced dental technology and cleanest, safest, highest quality materials currently available in cosmetic and implant dentistry. Core Smiles employs the latest in dental technology, including digital X-rays and photography, digital impressions, computer-aided design and manufacturing and virtual implant placement, and their techniques are clinically proven to provide patients with dependable, durable restorations.


Clinical Associate Professor, New York University  Dental Implant Continuum


New York University, 2003  Doctor of Dental Surgery

advanced training

New York University, 2008  Surgical & Prosthetic Implantology

Areas Of expertise

Cosmetic & General Dentistry, Dental Implants, Porcelain Veneers, Digital Smile Design, Dental Extractions & Bone Grafting, CAD-CAM Dentistry


Dr. Steven Cordoves completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University in 2003.  After five years in general practice Dr. Cordoves returned to NYU to focus on specialized training in implant dentistry and bone grafting. In 2008, he pursued an extensive two-year surgical and prosthetic program in dental implantology at NYU.   

Dr. Cordoves’ passion is palpable and confirms to his patients that he truly loves what he does. He takes immense pride in transforming a every patient’s smile into another natural, comfortable success story — not to mention, a beautiful one. Seeing a patient’s reaction when they first see their new smile, and hearing of the positive impact Core Smiles has had on their life and confidence, is his greatest reward. Through post-procedure education and outreach, Dr. Cordoves, as well as Dr. Gulizio, build strong connections with their patients.  

Along with managing the success of Core Smiles, Dr. Cordoves currently holds a faculty position in the Continuing Dental Education Department for Surgical and Prosthetic Implantology at New York University. Originally from Tampa, Dr. Cordoves has lived in New York City for 15 years.