Marc Geissberger, DDS
Dr. Marc Geissberger was born in San Francisco and raised in Marin County. He attended Marin Catholic High School. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California. After completing his undergraduate degree he attended the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1991. While in dental school he served as class president his first two years and as student body president during his final year. Additionally, he was elected into Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Tau Kappa Omega dental honor societies for scholastic excellence. In 1994 Dr. Geissberger earned a Masters of Arts in Educational Psychology from the University of the Pacific School of Education.
Dr. Geissberger has practiced in Marin since 1991. He splits his time equally between his private practice and teaching at University of the Pacific where he currently is Professor and Chair of the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry. He has maintained a faculty appointment continuously since 1991. Dr. Geissberger has been awarded fellowship in the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has won several teaching awards and completed a fellowship with the American Dental Education Association’s Leadership Institute. He has served as the President, President-Elect and Vice President of both the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and University of the Pacific’s Alumni Association.
Dr. Geissberger teaches several continuing education courses for fellow practitioners. He has presented 200 lectures and hands-on workshops to colleagues in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Peru and Taiwan. He has co-authored and published numerous scientific papers and a textbook entitled Esthetic Dentistry in Clinical Practice for Wiley-Blackwell which is currently available in 4 languages English, Spanish, Polish and Turkish). Dr. Geissberger is a Certified Personal Trainer (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and spends much of his free helping dental professionals obtain their personal fitness goals. Additionally, he lectures frequently on oral-systemic health links and health, fitness and wellness for the dental team. Dr. Geissberger enjoys time spent with his wife, Christine and their three children, Justin, Robbie, and Annika. They enjoy travel, golf, gardening, and working on old cars. Dr. Geissberger also enjoys painting. You can see several of his works hanging in the dental office.