Welcome to Holger Dental Group in Minnetonka and Minneapolis, Minnesota. At our comprehensive dental practice, we combine the art and science of dentistry to provide you with the healthy and radiant smile you have always wanted. Our dentist, Dr. Holger Meiser, has training and experience in many areas of dentistry, including implant dentistry, oral surgery, periodontal care, and cosmetic dentistry. Because of his fine eye for aesthetics, he was chosen as the official dentist for several states in the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants. With his extensive knowledge of dentistry and his dedication to provide personalized care for each patient, you know you are in good hands when you visit Dr. Meiser.
Our brand-new office is equipped with some of the latest dental equipment and technology in order to meet your dental needs. From our digital impressions to our dental lasers to our advanced oral cancer detection system, everything we use is state-of-the-art because you deserve the best. Our paperless and modern office also has televisions in each treatment room so that you can relax and watch your favorite movie or TV show during your visit. Our state-of-the-art technology and wide variety of services make Holger Dental Group your one-stop shop for personalized and advanced dental care.
Holger Dental Group is your source for high-quality, comprehensive dentistry in one convenient location. With an office in Minnetonka and Minneapolis, we are happy to serve those in Wayzata, Eden Prairie, Hopkins, Minnetrista, and the surrounding cities in Minnesota, including Excelsior, Victoria, Minneapolis and Maple Grove. We invite you to contact our offices today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Meiser. No matter what your dental needs and smile goals are, he, along with the rest of our experienced, compassionate team, will provide you with the high-quality care that you deserve.
Dr. med. dent. Holger P. Meiser graduated from the Ruprecht-Karls University School of Dentistry in Heidelberg, Germany in 2002. He went on to complete residencies and fellowships in Advanced General Dentistry and Implant Dentistry at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he earned a certificate in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry. In 2009 he completed a year long Maxi-course in Implant Dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Holger has completed the curriculums at the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida as well as the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry and has fulfilled the requirements to achieve Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, Associate Fellowship in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Membership in the American Society of Dental Aesthetics. He serves as adjunct faculty in the Implant Program at the University of Minnesota.
In 2013 Dr. Meiser opened Holger Dental Group in Minnetonka, Minnesota. His dream was to build a modern dental practice, focusing on close relationships with our patients and applying the latest technologies and research to help achieve optimal dental and overall body health.
Dr. Holger lives with his wife Michelle (a pediatric dentist), his sons Jameson (11) and Bennett (7) and their dog Daisy in Maple Grove. He has been a member at Discover Strength in Plymouth for six years and enjoys road and mountain biking in the summer and snowboarding the in winter. Their family enjoys spending time at their cabin in McGregor and cheering for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Green Bay Packers (that is correct-Michelle is from Wisconsin).
We would like to welcome Dr. Rochelle Akradi to our team. Dr. Akradi is originally from Minnesota, growing up in Eagan and attending Eagan High School (Go Wildcats!). As a child, she was completely embarrassed by her own smile. Although she always knew she wanted to go into medicine, it wasn’t until her own self-confidence changed after braces, that she knew dentistry was the route for her. She says “I was lucky enough to have a female dentist, and a female orthodontist, which really helped me see my dream as a reality.” Dr. Akradi graduated Magna Cum Laude from Denison University in Granville, OH. She was also a successful college athlete, swimming all four years at Denison. She then continued East and went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA.
Dr. Akradi spent the last five years practicing dentistry in and around the Boston area. She was voted Top Dentist, Best of Boston by Boston Magazine in 2017, 2018, and in 2019. Dr. Akradi is very passionate about dentistry, and about helping her patients. She says, “I love the ability to help people the day that I see them. There are not very many areas of medicine where you have the ability to fix something in that moment. With dentistry you do, which is something truly special!” In addition to being a passionate general dentist, she is also compassionate and understands dental fears and anxieties. She treats the whole patient and values the connection between oral health and overall health and wellness.Patients appreciate that she doesn’t just tell them what they need. Instead, she works closely to provide education and help them understand their diagnosis. Dr. Akradi believes that when you understand what is going on in your body, you can make the best decisions.
In her free time, Dr. Akradi enjoys spending it with her fiancé Nathan, and with the rest of her family. She recently became an aunt, and has loved being back home in Minnesota for that! She loves to ski in the winters, and wake surf in the summers. Dr. Akradi also loves watching football and the Minnesota Vikings! SKOL! Dr. Akradi is very excited to have joined our team and cannot wait to meet you.
Dr. Benjamin Trapp completed his Bachelor of Arts in Neurobiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Upon completing an elective residency in Advanced General Dentistry at the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Trapp returned to practice in Minnesota.
Dr. Trapp is no stranger to the dental chair, having had treatment including fillings, orthodontics (braces) twice, jaw surgery, root canals, gum grafting, myofunctional therapy, frenectomies, and bite adjustments. This unique perspective and empathy as a patient has fueled his desire to complete extensive continuing education to provide truly comprehensive and preventative dental care.
In his free time Dr. Trapp loves playing tennis, watching live music, volunteering in the greater Minneapolis area, and hiking the great outdoors.
Jamie has worked with Dr. Holger since 2010. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of Minnesota in 2005. Jamie feels honored to work with such a talented, passionate, and highly skilled dentist and team. The connection that she establishes with her patients and her own interest and passion for dentistry makes Jamie a true asset to our team. Jamie finds her job rewarding as she is able to provide her patients with the education and knowledge to achieve their dental goals and lifelong healthy smiles. When she is not at the office, Jamie enjoys a variety of activities in her spare time. This includes spending time with her husband, Tim, their two daughters and their Boston terrier, Ruby. Family time involves spending summer weekends on the lake boating, water-skiing, and relaxing with extended family and friends. Jamie also loves to travel.
Brooke graduated from Rochester Technical and Community College in 2016. She feels privileged and honored to have joined a well-respected, highly talented team. She has always known she wanted to help people, and building that trust with patients while improving their oral health and education has brought her much joy. In her spare time, she enjoys taking nature walks during the nice weather. She also enjoys nannying local families and taking her young niece and nephew to the local zoo.
Jennifer graduated from Great Falls College Montana State University in 2017. For the past three years she's practiced hygiene in Montana, Texas, and now Minnesota. Throughout these years she has been drawn to promoting oral health and likewise working in patient education. Jennifer feels honored to have joined such a respected and highly skilled practice. In her free time she loves to travel and be outdoors. The mountains are her favorite place to be!
After 20 years as a Dental Assistant, Annie remains dedicated to providing her patients with the best experience possible. She believes that creating a comfortable, caring environment is key to making the patients feel more at ease, and works hard with Dr. Akradi to achieve that. Annie enjoys reading, cooking, music, and spending time with friends, family, and her Husband.
Kiana takes great pride in her work. She loves making her patients feel comfortable and at ease alongside Dr. Meiser. Kiana was a competitive gymnast for 13 years of her life, this sport taught her so much about life in general and helped mold her into the young woman she is today. She spends a lot of time thinking about: Motivation, continuous self-improvement, and both personal and professional growth. Kiana is passionate about a handful of things in life, but one thing she is really passionate about is empowering and helping others. When she is not at the office she enjoys a variety of activities. She loves blogging, vlogging, and shopping. She also thoroughly enjoys riding her mountain bike and motorcycle with her husband. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, hiking, camping, and being outside.
Tracy loves working with fearful dental patients, turning their experiences around to create changed lives and changed smiles. She received her dental assisting license in 2003 from Herzing University and her Restorative Expanded Functions license in 2011 from the University of Minnesota Continuing Education. Tracy grew up and still lives in Minnetonka with her husband and two children. Faith, family, baking and crafting brings Tracy lots of joy. We are so thankful she has joined the Holger Dental Team!
With over 14 years of experience in chairside assisting and administrative roles, Michelle provides exceptional care and valuable information to our patients. Michelle loves working as a team with such a close-knit group of people towards a common goal. She gives her all to our patients every day and is always eager to learn new things. Her hobbies include gardening, hiking in the woods, and spending time with her family. Her family includes her husband Paul, their son, daughter-in-law, and grandson.
Tara joined Holger Dental Group in February 2020. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Bethel University and is currently enrolled in a master’s program in Public Health. Tara is honored to work for a prestigious and innovative practice.
She enjoys working in the dental office setting as a leader and as a teammate, but above all has a strong passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives, especially when it comes to dentistry. Tara strongly supports HDG’s vision, purpose and values that all include helping the patient and making them happy, while improving their health holistically.
During her free time, Tara enjoys traveling with her family, playing tennis competitively, choreographing dances and volunteering.
Meghan joined HDG in 2020. She grew up in Wisconsin Dells and still enjoys getting back home for family time with her parents and 7 siblings. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2008 with a bachelors in Business Administration and has over 9 years of experience working in a dental office. She loves working with dynamic dental teams and watching lives change through dentistry. Meghan is married and has a little one! She enjoys being active outdoors (biking, running, hiking), and is a Packer & Badger fan (don’t hold it against her)!