Lee Robert Cohen DDS

Meet Dr. Lee Robert Cohen

Periodontist in Palm Beach Gardens FL

Periodontist Lee Robert Cohen DDS at Palm Beach Center for Periodontics & Implant Dentistry in Palm Beach Gardens Fl

Dr. Lee Robert Cohen is a Board-Certified Periodontal Surgeon.  He was born and raised in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  Dr. Cohen followed in both of his grandfathers’ footsteps and attended dental school at New York University College of Dentistry.  He then completed his surgical residency and masters program in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of FloridaDr Cohen resides in Jupiter, Florida with his wife Melissa and their children Ariel, Anna, and Jacob.  Melissa is an elementary school teacher in the Jupiter School District.

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Below is a summary of Dr. Cohen’s biography:


Board Certified (Diplomate) American Board of Periodontology
Board Certified (Diplomate) American Board of Oral Implantology
Certificate in Periodontology University of Florida 2001
Masters in Periodontology (MS) University of Florida 2001
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) New York University 1998
Masters in Health Policy & Management (MS) New York University 1998
Bachelors in Biology Emory University 1992
High School Horace Mann School 1988

Clinical Appointments

Medical Staff, Department of Surgery Boca Raton Community Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor Shands Hospital / UF College of Dentistry
Clinical Faculty The Pankey Institute

Licenses / Certifications

Dentistry: Florida, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, California
IV Sedation: Florida
American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
CPR & Basic Life Support
World Clinical Laser Institute: Laser Certification

Current Research

Clinical Effectiveness of OraVerse (phentolamine mesylate) Injection use in clinical practice.(On-Going – Sponsored by Novalar)

Effects of Immediate Placement and Immediate Loading of Single Unit Anterior Implants on Crestal Bone and Soft Tissue Heights. (On-Going - Sponsored by Nobel Biocare)

Root Coverage Effectiveness Using a Subepithelial Acellular Dermal Allograft in Miller Class II Recession Defects: A Pilot Study. (To be submitted for publication)

Independent Analyses of Microbiological Samples by Three Oral Testing Laboratories. (J. Dent Res80: Abst1465, 2001)

Professional Associations / Appointments / Honors

American Dental Association (Delegate / Alternate Delegate)
Florida Dental Association (Delegate / Alternate Delegate)
Florida National Dental Convention (2007 Program Chairman)
FDA Council on Dental Education & Licensure (Council Member)
FDA Council on Dental Benefits & Care (Board Liaison)
Florida Association of Periodontists (Officer, 2010 President, BOD Liaison)
North Palm Beach County Dental Association (Officer)
American Academy of Periodontology (Board of Trustees / ADA Liaison)
Atlantic Coast District Dental Association (Executive Cabinet)
Academy of Osseointegration  
American College of Dentists (Fellow)
International College of Dentists (Fellow)
Pierre Fauchard Academy (Fellow)