DR. HOFFMEYER ?
Hoffmeyer is a General dentist and a recognized Specialist in Periodontics and
had the privilege of an international upbringing, giving her
an understanding and open mind to various cultures, thoughts
achieving her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in her early
20's from the Royal Dental
College in Copenhagen, Denmark, she practiced dentistry from
1988-1997, working with General Dentistry and her main
interests in Periodontal-, Implant-, Surgical- and Cosmetic procedures.
understanding of the importance of preventive dental care
and compassion for unprivileged children lead her to Sri
Lanka to aid with voluntary dental work for a short time.
(Published article in Danish Dental Journal, 1988).
she lacked in the knowledge of general dental practice management
skills, Dr. Hoffmeyer studied in the evenings for several
years at the Niels
Brock Copenhagen Business College and graduated in 1994 with
the Merkonom Diploma in Business Accounting (Accounting, Organization,
Leadership, Computer) ("Merkonom Regnskabsvæsen").
In 1997, her
great passion for Periodontics and Implants lead her to the
University of Texas, USA.
specialty training at the university, her research projects, her thesis and her specialized
clinical patient treatments resulted in obtaining her
Master’s Degree and Specialist’s Degree in Periodontics in 2000.
The same year, Dr. Hoffmeyer obtained her license to
practice dentistry in private practice in Texas, USA.
As an addition to her Specialist Degree, Dr. Hoffmeyer became a Diplomate of the
American Board of Periodontology in 2005.
During these years she has
been an active participant in 9 research projects and
several case studies together with colleagues from Germany and USA
concerning Periodontology and Implant Dentistry topics. Many
of these studies have been presented as table clinics or
oral presentations at national and
international conferences and published as a book, abstracts or
article in internationally
recognized implant and research journals. Dr. Hoffmeyer has won 2 first
prize awards on her table clinic presentations in U.S.A.
Active participation in the
following research projects:
1. Guided bone regeneration with a bioresorbable
membrane around dental implants in critical size defects
2. The influence of the presence of an implant on the
outcome of guided bone regeneration.
3. The influence of the implant surface on the outcome
of guided bone regeneration vs host bone.
4. The influence of the implant surface on
osseointegration in poor bone quality sites
5. The osteotome technique. Bone-to-implant contact in
poor bone quality sites.
6. Guided bone regeneration with a bioresorbable
membrane around exposed implant threads.
7. Enamel matrix protein device for periodontal
regeneration in recession-type defects.
8. Enamel matrix protein device for periodontal
regeneration in class II furcations.
9. Wound healing of free connective tissue grafts with
or without periosteum in recession-type defects.
Dr. Hoffmeyer’ research participation and case contribution and
has been presented in several places:
First Prize & Edward J. Cooksey Award Table
(skin) grafts and implants.
Houston Dental Society Annual Meeting, Texas,
1999 First Prize Award in Institutional Category
Table Clinic Presentation.
grafts and implants
Dental Association Annual Meeting, Texas, USA)
1999 Table Clinic Presentation.
grafts and dental implants.
(UTHSC-DB, Texas, USA).
1999 Table Clinic Presentation.
grafts and dental implants.
College of Prosthodontists Annual Meeting,
2000 Poster Presentation.
Implants & bone
(Academy Of Osseointegration
Annual Meeting, New Orleans,
2000 Poster Presentation.
Recessions, membranes &
(European Federation of Periodontology
2000 Oral Presentation.
(Genetic) and periodontal disease in children.
(Department of Oral Health,
Keratinized tissue around implants.
2000 Thesis Defense
(Specialist in Periodontology).
Research project on
implants and bone regeneration
of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch, Texas, USA) (Book
with ADA & UT Library)
2001 Poster Presentation.
Bone regeneration around
implants using bioresorbable membrane in critical size
of Osseointegration Annual Metting, Toronto, Canada).
2002 Poster Presentation. Osseointegration of
different implant surfaces in poor bone quality sites
International Association for Dental Research Annual Metting, San Diego, USA.
The bone-implant interface in
regenerated bone and in host bone
Conference, IADR, International Association for Dental Research, UK).
Osseotite vs. machined surface in poor bone quality
(International Journal of
Clinical Oral Implants Research)
graduation as a specialist Dr. Hoffmeyer has practiced in
both U.S.A. and in Denmark.
Recently, she received the possibility of contributing as
part-time Clinical Teacher of Undergraduate Periodontics
at the University of Copenhagen, Dental School. An opportunity
and environment she has looked forward to and is sincerely
noted clinician, Dr. Hoffmeyer is dedicated to keeping her
training current and providing you with the latest and best
technologies available. She prefers to base her treatment
on scientifically proven procedures and uses a great deal of
time on continuing education through international journals,
courses and conferences each year.
certified in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support,
Conscious Sedation and has experience working 11 years with
anesthesiologists who have performed deep sedation of her
She is also certified in
U.S.A and Denmark in treating with Invisalign Orthodontics.
Currently she is, as one of the few in Denmark, in the
process of taking a European certified postgraduate
educational program and Master Degree in Laser Dentistry.
Hoffmeyer is a member of numerous American, European and
Associations and Societies in General Dentistry, Periodontology,
Dental Implants and Laser Dentistry.
Overall Dr. Marianne Hoffmeyer
a life-long commitment to professional service and
excellence and is,
in her specialty field, one of the most educated and well experienced
kind, experienced, skilled and trusted dentist, she offers a
genuine interest in her patients’ well being, doing her best
to make everyone she treats feel welcome, respected and
A PERIODONTIST ?
is a specialized dentist with an advanced training in the
treatment of periodontal disease and in the placement of
as a periodontist is achieved after extensive training
during a minimum of 3 years of a full time program approved
by the American Dental Association.
Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of periodontal
(gum and bone) disease
(re-growth) of lost bone and soft tissue around
teeth and implants
of failing implants
and treatment of
cosmetic periodontal procedures to help you achieve
the smile you desire
to lengthen your brooken tooth so it can receive a
Maintenance of health, function and
esthetics of your gums, bone, teeth and implants
and of the latest techniques in this field of
dentists refer their patients to a periodontist when
periodontal disease is present, or cosmetic periodontal and
implant treatment is needed. Dr. Hoffmeyer will work closely
with your general dentist in achieving the planned
you don’t need a referral to see a periodontist. You are
welcome to call directly for a periodontal or implant evaluation.
is one of 8 specialties recognized by the American Dental
advanced education study is offered in some European
countries, but is not offered in Denmark.
What is a diplomate ?
A Diplomate is
a periodontist who is certified by the American Board of
This is given
to a periodontist who has made significant achievements
beyond the mandatory
educational requirements of the specialty.
A Diplomate has
been examined by a panel of
internationally respected peers and awarded the prestigeous Diplomate
periodontist has received one of the highest recognitions of
achievement afforded by this specialty in The United States.
By achieving this status your periodontist has demonstrated
interest in providing the best, most up-to-date care for her
She is committed to regularly attend
and conferences to maintain her expertise. She is also
committed to a lifelong
board re-certification process with examinations in the U.S.A.
When should I see a periodontist?
you want a periodontal (gum and bone) and dental implant evaluation
you want dental implant treatment
you notice any symptoms of periodontal disease
you have a family member with periodontal disease
(see "medical health", "diabetes",
you have a systemic disease
(see "medical health",
"diabetes", "cardiovascular disease", etc.)
you are smoking
you are thinking of becoming pregnant
(see "medical health"
you want to change your “gummy smile” or cover your
“long teeth” with gum
you have a sore or irritation in your mouth that does
not get better within 2 weeks
you grind or clench your teeth
(see "Grinding and
your teeth have moved and you want them aligned
(see "Periodontal Disease"