Dr. Robert Cohen grew up in Essex, MA and graduated from Hamilton-Wenham High School in 1990. From there he attended Boston College where he majored in Chemistry, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1994.

After college, Dr. Cohen entered Temple University School of Dentistry where he completed his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree in 1998. He was Chief resident at St Barnabas Hospital completing his General practice residency in 2000.