Dr. Steven Kafko, DDS

Dr. Steven Kafko, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Steven Kafko, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in New York, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from New York University College of Dentistry - D.D.S. in 1982 and practices dentistry, prosthodontics, and more.Read his story

209 E 56th St

New York, NY 10022

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 4 More

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Dr. Kafko's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kafko "Dr. Steven Kafko is an experienced, compassionate dentist providing patients in the Greater New York City metropolitan region with skilled care for an array of oral health issues so every patient can enjoy optimal oral health. At 209 NYC Dental, Dr. Kafko uses advanced techniques combined with state-of-the-art technology to provide individualized care based on each patient's unique needs, including Zoom teeth whitening, dental bonding for restorative procedures, dental onlays for large areas of damage or decay, dental implants, full and partial dentures, crowns and bridges, gum disease treatments, and routine examinations for both new and existing patients. Dr. Kafko is a graduate of Brooklyn College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in biology before attending New York University College of Dentistry, where he earned his dental degree. After graduation, he performed a three-year residency with the United States Air Force, achieving the rank of captain. With more than three decades of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Kafko is skilled in all areas of general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, as well as dental implant placement, prosthetics and oral surgery. His commitment to patient education ensures each patient he treats understands the specific issues they face as well as the available treatment options that can help them achieve better oral health and improved aesthetics. Dedicated to staying on top of the most recent developments in dentistry, he maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association and the Midtown Implant Study Club. When not treating patients, Dr. Kafko enjoys writing, running and ballroom dancing. Dr. Kafko welcomes new patients at 209 NYC Dental, and the practice accepts most major forms of dental insurance. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Dental Association FORMS OF PAYMENT Accepts Cash, all major credit cards, CareCredit, CitiHealth INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna Ameritas Anthem Assurant BCBS Cigna Connection Dental Delta Dental Geha Guardian Great West Health Care Humana HOURS Monday: 8:30Am - 6:00PM Tuesday: 8:30AM - 6:00PM Wednesday: 7:30AM - 4:00PM Thursday: 8:30AM- 6:00PM Friday: 7:30AM - 4:00PM Saturday: 8:00AM- 2:00PM WEBSITE http://www.209nycdental. com/ "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kafko "Welcome to 209 NYC Dental! Nestled in the heart of the midtown NYC, we are the oldest continuing dental practice in New York State. Established in 1887, we have a legacy of excellence, a sense of responsibility for our patients and bragging rights as one of the best places to take care of your teeth. All with good reason: at 209 NYC Dental, we treat people, not teeth."

3  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics

50  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Edentulism
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Facial Pain
  • Fluorosis
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries


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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Brooklyn College - B.S. Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • New York University College of Dentistry - D.D.S.
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • General Practice-United States Air Force
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kafko has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kafko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Uzbek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kafko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kafko to family and friends
243 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (243)

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Dr. Kafko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Best practice in the city!!!! Would not go anywhere else... Every dentist, peridontist, Doctor, nurse, receptionist is amazing. They work with you and insurance while remaining to be a top notch office. They are really the best and I'm so lucky to have found them!!!!!!
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Very accommodating, friendly, and pain free!
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I highly recommend Dr. Kafko and his entire staff. I have experienced only positive, professional, responsible, and friendly interactions with all beginning with the receptionists and assistants, 2 difficult root canals with Dr. Lipner, Implants w Dr. Wang, and finish work with Dr. Kafko. The...more
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Dr. Ifraimov and the entire staff of 209 NYC Dental are fantastic. From the ease of making appointments to the friendly and professional office ladies, to the caring and knowledge of the dental professionals, I cannot recommend this practice enough! Amazing that there are great specialists...more
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My husband and I love this practice. Even now that we live in NJ, we still come to the city for checkups and cleaning. The dentists here are all excellent. Staff is very friendly and our hygienist, Oksana is the best. Love her! The office has also been recently renovated and looks very fresh and...more
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