Orthodontist in Houston, TX

Meet Dr. James Henson

Board-Certified Orthodontist in Lake Jackson, TX

Hello, I'm Dr. James Henson

Dr. James Henson has been practicing orthodontics since 1990 and has offices in Lake Jackson and Angleton. After receiving his doctorate in dentistry, Dr. Henson had a private practice in general dentistry and joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Houston as a part-time dentistry instructor. After three years in general dentistry, Dr. Henson decided to return to school and earned his Specialized Orthodontic Degree from the University of Texas.

Dr. Henson is an esteemed member of the dental community and continues to contribute to that community by conducting public lectures on oral hygiene, serving as an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics and American Dental Society. He has extensive orthodontic expertise, including a wealth of knowledge in Invisalign treatment, and continues to seek out the latest and greatest treatment options for his patients. A Houston native, Dr. Henson has lived in Texas his entire life. When he’s out of the office, you can find him golfing, saltwater fishing, or enjoying family time with his wife and four children.

Cooper Orthodontics in Houston & Lake Jackson, TX


Dr. Henson has dedicated several years to learning all he can about orthodontics and promises to use that knowledge to help you achieve your best smile:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Sam Houston State University
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Specialized Orthodontist Degree from the University of Texas

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Henson has served his community as an orthodontist for over 25 years and serves as a member of the following orthodontic associations:

  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontics
  • Member of the American Dental Society
  • Member of Texas Dental Association
  • Member of Ninth District Dental Society

Community Involvement

Serving with a Smile

Dr. Henson has been an admired orthodontist in the community of Lake Jackson and in the dental and orthodontic industry for over 25 years. He has given several public lectures on oral hygiene and is an active member of leading dental organizations like the American Association of Orthodontics and the American Dental Association. He is one of the first orthodontists to serve the community of Lake Jackson, and he strives to provide beautiful smiles to every patient that walks into Cooper Orthodontics.

Dr. Henson is focused on providing each and every patient that enters our office with the best orthodontic experience possible. Dr. Henson is most proud of the way he serves the community by providing confidence and boosting patients’ self-esteem levels with their new dream smiles.

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