meet the doctors
Tony C. Kardelis, D.D.S., M.S., a Pennsylvania native, grew up in Easton, PA, but left the east coast to attend the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX. He graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies with a minor in Theology. In 1996 he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. Dr. Kardelis continued his education at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, in Lincoln, NE., where in 1999 he completed a postgraduate residency program in Periodontics and received a Masters of Science degree from the graduate college. The following year, while teaching for the graduate and undergraduate programs at the dental school, he began a periodontal associateship in a private practice in Lincoln, NE. He then returned as a student to the college and completed a postgraduate residency program in Endodontics in 2002.
In 2002, Dr. Kardelis started his private practice limited to Endodontics, Periodontics, and Dental Implants in Lakewood, CO. He is a member of several organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Academy of Endodontics, the Academy of Osseointegration, the Colorado Dental Association, the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the National Seattle Study Club. He is also a co-director with his wife of a local Seattle Study Club. Dr. Kardelis joined the Cody Dental Group in 2013.
Dr. Kardelis loves spending time in the mountains with his wife and two dogs, an Alaskan Malamute and Australian Shepherd, and enjoys mountain climbing, hiking, skiing, and golf. He is a huge fan of adventure racing and has completed several Tough Mudder races, half marathons, and his ultimate achievement to date is summiting Mt. Rainier.