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Morris Cohen, D.D.S. (Retired)

Dr. Morris Cohen was born in Washington, D.C. and raised above his parents' corner grocery store at 8th & Massachusetts Avenue NE.  He received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University. He went to dental school at the University of Illinois under the GI bill. He founded Cohen & Cohen in 1949, He practiced dentistry for over 65 years here in Washington, DC and is known among his former patients and colleagues as the "maven" of occlusal adjustments (bites). His patients ask about him every day.


During his long, successful career, Dr. Morris served as President of the DC Dental Society and Maimonides Dental Society, and served as an active member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He was a founding member of the Dental Science Study Club in 1952. Among his most prestigious awards are the Sterling V. Mead award from the DC Dental Society (its highest award) and the "Tree of Life" award from the Jewish National Fund. From the Jewish Federation he has recieved the Generations Award (with Dr. Paul and Dr. Sara), Campaigner of the Year and Lifetime Honorary Board Member. 

Dr. Morris's interest include tennis, visiting Israel (25 trips so far), the Israel Tennis Centers, Federation of Greater Washington, and spending time with his four children, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren!

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