Don Henson

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry

Focusing on the teeth and the people

Dr. Henson doesn’t just get patients in and out the door. He cares about the comfort, appearance and of course, dental health of his patients teeth.

A bit of background

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. Dr. Henson has enhanced and restored many smiles in our area, from general maintenance to complete cosmetic makeovers. His extraordinary sense of beauty and artistry is noticed in both his general and cosmetic dentistry patients.

Always learning more

Even though he started with plenty of education from the University of Tennessee (UT), Knoxville and later UT Memphis, Dr. Henson attends regular courses and seminars on the latest procedures, practices, and techniques.

Outside the office


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, Sierra Leone, and 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.


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, such as fishing and golfing.


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.