Dr. Michael Hoffman
Dr. Michael Hoffman founded Hoffman Dental Care in November of 1996. Hoffman Dental Care is a comprehensive dental practice that serves over 4,000 patients, primarily in the Metro Detroit area but also has patients that travel as far as a thousand miles for dental services.
Dr. Hoffman is a member of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the Macomb Dental Society. Dr. Hoffman is a proud alumnus of the University of Detroit Mercy, where he served as the school’s Honor Society President, served as a student representative on the MDA Council of Ethics and Peer Review, and finished in the top 8% on the National Board Exam. Dr. Hoffman was chosen from hundreds of applicants to complete the General Practice Residency, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Hoffman has trained with the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics and has completed two residencies in dental implants. He also participates in the dental student mentor program at his alma mater, the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Hoffman prides himself on his attention to detail and his drive for the latest technology regarding oral health in relation to overall health.
Dr. Hoffman has earned a black belt in karate and is a long-time supporter of the Special Olympics and veterans’ affairs. He is the proud father of three amazing children. When Dr. Hoffman is not in the office you can find him in his “happy place,” the great outdoors.
Dr. Neha Batra
Dr. Neha Batra, D.D.S., born in Michigan, grew up in Port Huron before attending Kalamazoo College where she obtained her undergraduate degree. Her love for science and art led her to the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, she completed a general practice residency at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York.
In addition to her formal schooling, Dr. Batra is enthusiastic about pursuing continuing education both on a local and a national level. She feels that it is important to keep current with evolving techniques and materials to provide state-of-the-art treatment options for her patients. Dr. Batra loves doing cosmetic dentistry and loves transforming her patients smiles.
When Dr. Batra is not doing dentistry, she is a busy mom raising 2 boys. She loves traveling and trying new foods.
Dr. Marcena Gorgaes
Dr. Marcena Gorgaes, D.D.S. was born in Greece and moved to Michigan when she was two years old. She graduated with honors from Wayne State University where she earned her Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences. She then pursued her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Detroit Mercy. While completing her dental degree, she provided a variety of dental procedures to medically complex patients at Detroit Receiving University Health Center.
Dr. Gorgaes loves providing compassionate and comprehensive general and cosmetic dentistry to every age group in the family. She is dedicated to improving and maintaining oral health and general health while developing lasting relationships with patients. She utilizes innovative procedures and incorporates the latest advancements and technology to provide patients the most pleasant dental experience. Dr. Gorgaes is a strong believer in the power of continuing education and is continuously involved in advanced courses in oral surgery, implants, pediatrics, and orthodontics. She is a certified Invisalign provider and a proud member of the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, and Macomb District Dental Society.
Outside the office, Dr. Gorgaes enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending quality time with her husband, two wonderful children, family, and friends.
Dr. Natalie Horn
Dr. Natalie Horn began her career in dentistry as a Dental Hygienist in 1989. She enjoyed dentistry so much that she continued her education and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan in 1997.
Always on a quest to learn more, she completed advanced studies in TMJ and Orthodontics functioning, which she uses to make positive impacts on patients’ jaw function and quality of sleep. She has also recently completed laser dentistry training for painless dentistry. Dr. Horn believes that dental procedures can be provided comfortably, and will do everything to make you as relaxed as possible throughout your entire treatment, at times utilizing her certification in Neuro Emotional Technique. She has a passion for Mind and Body links in relation to dental health and continues to expand her education by studying therapies to assist in the fearful links of dentistry. Dr. Horn loves being able to help each patient overcome their dental fears and anxieties through her comfortable and compassionate approach.
Dr. Horn is an active member of the dental community and a certified Invisalign provider.
Outside of the office Dr. Horn enjoys spending time outdoors with her daughter, Bailey, and her trusty companion, Hans, a German Shepherd rescue.