Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S., is a Dual Board Certified Periodontal and Dental Implant Surgeon. He is a graduate of Emory University and New York University College of Dentistry.
Dr. Cohen completed his surgical training at the University of Florida / Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. He served as Chief Resident and currently holds a staff appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Implantology. Dr. Cohen lectures, teaches and performs clinical research on topics related to his surgical specialty.
The focus of his interests is conservative approaches to treating gum, bone, and tooth loss. He utilizes advanced techniques including the use of the Periolase Dental Laser (LANAP procedure) to help save teeth, dental implants, regenerates supporting bone, and treat periodontal disease without the use of traditional surgical procedures. Additionally, Dr. Cohen is certified in Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation, which is a scalpel and suture-free procedure to treat gum recession with immediate results.
Dr. Cohen uses in-office, state of the art 3D CT imaging to develop the least invasive dental implant and bone regeneration treatment options. Dr. Cohen and his facility are states certified to perform both IV and Oral Sedation procedures. Botox® and Dermal Fillers are also utilized to enhance patients' cosmetic outcomes.
Dr. Cohen formerly served on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Periodontology and the Florida Dental Association. He is past president of the Florida Association of Periodontists and the Atlantic Coast District Dental Association. Dr. Cohen is a member of the American College of Maxillofacial Implantology and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. In addition, he has been awarded Fellowship in the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Dr. Cohen resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida with his wife Melissa and their children Ariel, Anna, and Jacob. Melissa was formerly an elementary school teacher in the Jupiter School District.
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Below is a summary of Dr. Cohen's biography:
Effects of Immediate Placement and Immediate Loading of Single Unit Anterior Implants on Crestal Bone and Soft Tissue Heights. (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)