Office in Staten Island
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Oral / Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. David C. Hoffman

About David C. Hoffman, D.D.S

Dr. Hoffman has been in practice since 1981 after completing his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital and Southwest Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also completed a two-year NIH fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He completed his dental school education at NYU School of Dentistry.

Following his residency he joined the staff of Staten Island University Hospital, where his is director of the division of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery. He has been on the faculty of numerous hospitals and educational institutions including Columbia University, Downstate Medical Center, and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Rutgers Health Science Center).

Dr. Hoffman has been in involved with dental implants since their inception and currently focuses his practice on implant dentistry. He has pioneered the use of virtual planning for implant dentistry as well as introduced with Dr. Lam, to Staten Island, “Teeth in a Day “ using the “All-on-4” system for dental implants. This technique has helped numerous patients benefit by having their teeth extracted, implants placed and new teeth placed all in one day.

Dr. Hoffman has an active interest in treating children with cleft lip and palate deformities. He has been the medical director for healing the Children and has been involved in over 75 trips to third-world countries with Healing the Children and other international health organizations. He as well has an active interest in temporomandibular joint surgery and patented a temporomandibular joint prosthesis with Dr. Michael Pappas known as the Hoffman-Pappas joint, which has been used worldwide.

He has presented at both national and international meetings on a variety of topics including orthognathic surgery, TM joint surgery, dental implant surgery, and cleft lip and palate surgery. Additionally, he has multiple publications as well as several chapters in major textbooks on oral and maxillofacial surgery Dr. Hoffman was featured on the Discovery channel for the treatment of TMJ and facial jaw deformities.


Doctor Info

Education & Training

  • University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
  • Southwest Medical School
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • NYU School of Dentistry

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Cleft Lip and Palate Association
  • Member, American Society of TMJ Surgeons
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, Academy of Osseointegration

Honors & Awards

  • June 2000 – Friends of Totten Award in recognition of your humanitarian efforts on behalf of a child at Totten I.S. #34
  • May 2010 – Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens “Humanitarian Award”
  • April 2012 – Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame “Unsung Hero Award” for making life on Staten Island better
  • April 2017 – The Friends of Maya Chang Foundation “Award for Excellence in Pediatric Care”
  • May 2018 – Healing the Children “Dr. Wes Allen Award” for 25 years of service in Neiva, Colombia
  • December 2019 – The Global Medical Relief Fund Annual Dinner Honoree
Our Office
Phone: (718-226-1251)
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Please Note:

At Staten Island Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we accept most major dental insurances, in addition to offering CareCredit dental financing. If your insurance is not included in our list below, please call the office to check if we participate in your dental plan as well. We look forward to serving your needs.

Accepted Dental Insurances:

  • Aetna PPO Dental
  • Cigna DEA
  • Cigna PBA
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna UFT
  • Delta Dental PPO and Premier
  • Emblem Health (Only) GHI Dental
  • Guardian Dental Guard PPO
  • Healthplex (some groups excluded)
  • Local 1180 (Daniel H Cook only)
  • Local 3
  • Metlife
  • National Elevator Industry (through Guardian)
  • United Concordia