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
Everything went perfect.
Jamie H.
Genesis got a filling and she was very comfortable and content and I was nervous for her but I was made feel at ease.
Genesis H.
People are always nice and answer all questions.
Mark M.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
My kids love going to this dentist! I appreciate how patient they are with my children and everyone is very nice. I am very happy with Smile Safari!
Lee W.
So polite & friendly !
Lilly H.
I’m pleased with the results of Miles braces
Miles W.
I like the service i get from the place it is wonderful keep it going
Bella U.
love everything
Landon A.
Professionalism, waiting period wasn’t that long to be called back.
Jariyah W.
Everyone was very kind and professional.
Ava H.
Doctor was very friendly,explained everything,staff was also very friendly!
Magaly G.
Great drs
Jessica S.
Cause i love the effectiveness that yall give every patient and nothing is rushed and everyone recieve the amount of attention needed
Ronald J.
Great staff! Friendly, helpful and great with children.
Braylee M.
Great care this appointment
Aspen G.
We always have a pleasant experience & everyone is very nice to my son. I also feel like things are explained well, & I’m asked before procedures are done.
Donovin B.
Very Nice People!! Fast and effective!!
Sean L.
Great service
Mark D.
Service was great from behind the counter to the actual visit
Samantha G.
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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