Paulo Cortes, DMD, is a board-certified dentist who serves Mira Mesa in the greater San Diego, California, community. At San Diego Smile Center, Dr. Cortes and his team offer services associated with general and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Cortes enjoys working with his patients and being sure they are receiving the best-quality care and most up-to-date treatment options at all times.
Dr. Cortes graduated from Castle Park high school in Chula Vista. After graduating high school he enlisted in the United States Air Force, went on to work for large telecommunication companies, and then decided to return to school to pursue his passion to serve and help others. He returned to school, receiving his first degree in Biology from the University of San Diego. He then decided to focus his study on dentistry and received his doctorate from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He eventually completed externships in Oral Surgery at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital and Highland Hospital. To maintain his credentials, Dr. Cortes attends continuing education classes each year to ensure his patients have access to the latest technological advancements.
Dr. Cortes and his wife, Anaissa, met at the University of San Diego. They have two young daughters together, Valentina and Paulina. As a family, they enjoy cooking, traveling, and enjoying the beautiful San Diego weather together.