40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

DANIEL COHEN

  • Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
  • Dental Care 4 Kids in Englewood, New Jersey; Pediatric Dental Arts in Middletown, New York

Age:

39

Name of Practice:

Dental Care 4 Kids in Englewood, New Jersey; Pediatric Dental Arts in Middletown, New York

Specialty:

Pediatric dentistry

Education:

DDS, University of Maryland; residency, Monmouth Medical Center for General Practice and Lutheran Medical Center for Pediatric Dentistry


Why He Was Nominated

A Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Cohen has extensive experience treating patients with special needs. “I would like to believe that my warmth and compassion are the things people notice about me,” he says.

Tool He Can't Live Without

Patience — because without it, all the technical gadgets in the world would be utterly useless.

Favorite Part of Dentistry

Using lighthearted humor to build relationships with children and their parents.

Advice to Aspiring Dentists

Focus above all on your patients and your staff, and you’ll have a fruitful career. Says Dr. Cohen: “I consider my needs last on the list.”