The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Richard L. Cohen, DDS  Board-certified Pediatric Dental Specialist

Richard L. Cohen, DDS

Education:

New York University, New York, NY; Bachelor of Arts, 1976, and Doctor of Dental Science, 1979
U.S. Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Specialty Training Pediatric Dentistry, 1991

Dental Area of Focus:

Pediatric Dentistry – Board Certified 1993

Notable Achievements, Certifications, Recognitions, etc:

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Board Examiner for Oral Clinical Boards in Pediatric Dentistry

Associations and Organizations:

Committee Member, Continuing Quality Improvement, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Member American Orthodontic Society, Order of Medical Military Merit; Military Officer Association of America; Indiana Dental Association; North Central Dental Society

Volunteer/Community Involvement:

Immaculate Conception Haiti Medical Team

Message to patients:

“As a specialist in pediatric dental care, I am the pediatrician of the oral cavity and surrounding structures. I tend to focus on the entire dentist-child-parent interaction and not just the teeth. I attempt to make every dental visit a positive experience and allow the child to leave their appointment with a positive boost to their self-esteem.”

Hometown:

New York, NY

Hobbies/Interests:

Bike riding, softball, motorcycle riding, traveling, reading

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
My daughter had a not very good experience at her first dental check at another practice. She was so much happier and said the she really liked Dr. Reed. Dr. Reed was so great with her and it made me […]
Annaleigh B.
So polite & friendly !
Lilly H.
Everybody was great
Madeline M.
All of the ladies are so kind and gentle with the children and they are super friendly and knowledgeable!
Noah W.
Staff are amazing
Hannah S.
love everything!
Emerald A.
Great compassionate care. The hygienist and doctor worked so good with my little ones first dental visit.
King G.
Fast Service and friendly people…
Landon D.
I love the employees always nice and pleasant.
Tessa L.
People are always nice and answer all questions.
Mark M.
y son is autistic, and they were wonderful with him and very patient.
Payton M.
The dental hygienist and the dentist were fabulous with my 4 year old. So calm and patient. She had a great experience.
Natalia M.
Did very well at getting my daughter to get to know you better before you just took her to do her teeth
Skyaira P.
Everyone we came into contact with were very pleasant and friendly. I was very relaxed in Your environment and felt welcomed from the start to finish
Brooke G.
Because they treat my daughter very well and she isn’t afraid to be there
Serenity S.
First time great experience…everyone is really nice and professional I loved it wouldn’t go anywhere else i was afraid my kids were going to be scared but they treated them with lots of […]
Aubrey R.
Very professional and time efficient. Boys were both comfortable.
Aaron A.
Just an excellent place
Alexis F.
Dr. Lauren was so nice and gentle with Terry, the dental assistant was so nice also. I can tell the dentist’s really take pride in their work and I love that.
Terry M.
Service is great.
Broc D.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday by appointment

Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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