• NYC UES Office
  • 970 Park Avenue, Suite GFN,
    New York, NY 10028
  • Carnegie hill Office
  • 1175 park avenue,
    new york, ny 10128

Calming Fears About Your Child’s Oral Surgery

The thought of undergoing oral surgery usually elicits feelings of anxiety and fear for patients. If it’s your child that needs surgery, the emotions are intensified even more. At Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery, we know firsthand the many worries, concerns, and questions that parents face in this situation and we’re here to walk you through every step of the process.


Pediatric exam at oral surgeon

Our patients and their parents can take comfort knowing that our practice specializes in treating pediatric patients in need of oral surgery or sedation dentistry, in fact, we’re one of the only private practices in Manhattan that does. You can rest assured that our friendly office staff and Dr. Ruben Cohen — a father of two young daughters himself — will provide treatment in a safe, warm and compassionate environment. Our Upper East Side office is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) which means that we’ve met strict requirements and standards as an ambulatory surgery setting. Since Dr. Cohen is affiliated with several top hospitals in New York City including Mount Sinai Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center, he can perform pediatric oral surgery procedures in a hospital setting as well, particularly for more complex cases.


Dr. Cohen is uniquely trained and experienced with treating pediatric patients who have special needs or complex dental and health issues. He is committed to making sure that every child can get the oral care he or she needs.


Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery offers a wide range of surgical procedures for pediatric patients, including:

  • Tooth extractions
  • Surgical exposure of impacted teeth and canines
  • Cleft lip and cleft palate repair
  • Frenectomy of the lip and tongue
  • Treatment for dental injuries and trauma
  • Treatment for facial fractures and lacerations
  • Treatment for craniofacial conditions and anomalies


Our practice is designed with our smaller patients in mind and features a procedure room just for children. We strive to ensure that every trip to our office is a pleasant and enjoyable one for children and parents alike.

If your child needs oral surgery and you have questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us by email or call our office at (212) 988-6725. You can also schedule an appointment using the form on the right-hand side of this page. Dr. Cohen looks forward to meeting you and your child and easing your fears about pediatric oral surgery.