David M. Cohen DDS, MS

Meet Dr. Cohen

Crystal Lake Periodontist Dr. David CohenDr. David M. Cohen was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and following graduation he attended the University of Illinois dental school in Chicago, Illinois. After earning his DDS degree, Dr. Cohen completed a General Practice Residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL where he received extensive training in hospital based dentistry and treating medically compromised patients. He then completed his training in periodontics at Northwestern University receiving both his periodontal certification and Masters in Science. Dr. Cohen then entered into private practice in 1994 in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

Dr. Cohen has devoted his professional career to all aspects of periodontal practice with special interests in regenerative periodontics, periodontal plastic surgery and dental implants. To keep abreast of the latest developments in periodontics, Dr. Cohen has always exceeded the continuing education requirements for the state of Illinois.


  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • McHenry County Dental Society
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Midwest Society of Periodontology
  • Past President Northern Illinois Dental Specialist Study Club
  • Spear Study Club – Lead

Dr. Cohen is a frequent lecturer on topics such as periodontal regenerative techniques utilizing both hard and soft tissue grafting, local delivery of chemotherapeutic agents, and prosthetically driven implant techniques and placement. He also publishes a quarterly newsletter on current topics regarding periodontics and dental implants.