700 Oglethorpe Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30606
(706) 549-3110

Meet Dr. Henson

Thomas M. Henson, DDS

Dr. Henson attended the University of Georgia and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Emory University School of Dentistry. Dr. Henson served in the United States Navy Dental Corps for two years after graduation. He was president of the Clarke County Dental Society for two years, and served two terms with the Eastern District Dental Society. He also served five years on the Georgia Board of Dental Examiners.

Dr. Henson and his team regularly attend continuing education classes that exceed the minimum requirements of the Georgia Board of Dentistry. This continuing education ensures his patients receive the latest advances and techniques available in dental care. In order to serve the less fortunate people in our community, Dr. Henson volunteers his time at the Mercy Dental Clinic.

Dr. Henson has extended relationships with patients treating families for three generations. He truly enjoys assisting patients in restoring their natural smile. Dr. Henson is an avid Bulldog fan and golfer.


Dr. Henson is highly trained in cosmetic, restorative and sedation dentistry. He has studied extensive occlusal therapy including TMD treatment.


American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Pierre Fauchard Academy, L.D. Panky Alumni Association, American College of Dentists, Georgia Dental Association, Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Clarke County Dental Society

Community Involvement

Athens First United Methodist Church, Athens Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Of Athens, Touchdown Club of Athens