Don Henson

Dr. Donald D. Henson is a kind, well-respected dentist in Knoxville, TN with the dental health, comfort, and appearance of his patients his top priority. With more than 31 years of experience, Dr. Henson has enhanced and restored many smiles in our area, from general maintenance to complete cosmetic makeovers. Dr. Henson’s extraordinary sense of beauty and artistry is noticed in both his general and cosmetic dentistry patients.


Always committed to the science of dentistry, Dr. Henson received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, and completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He continually strives to enhance his knowledge of current dental procedures, practices, and techniques by attending continuing education courses and hands-on seminars on a regular basis during each year. Especially rewarding for Dr. Henson is his concentration on cosmetic dentistry.


Living and raising his family in Knoxville has been a wonderful experience for Dr. Henson. Married for 28 years, the Hensons have three children: Reece, Anne Ray, and Ellie. Dr. Henson and his family like to relax by enjoying outdoor activities together, and he likes to fish and golf.


One of Dr. Henson’s passions is to share his skills with many people, both home and abroad, on a volunteer basis. Since 1984, he has traveled to Romania and Sierra Leone, West Africa many times to provide much needed dental care to people who have no dental care available to them. As a board member of Interfaith Health & Dental Clinic in Knoxville, he provides volunteer services to patients on a regular basis.


Dr. Henson is an active church member, teaching in the youth department. United Way, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Boy Scouts have all been recipients of his tireless enthusiasm and hard work. Dr. Henson is a proud member of the Second District Dental Society, Tennessee Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.