Meet Dr. Gena Hendrickson

I really genuinely look forward to coming to work every day. I love being an orthodontist. I genuinely look forward to coming to work every single day.”

Get To Know Dr. Gena Hendrickson

Also a native of Topeka, Kansas, “Dr. Gena” received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry, where she graduated at the top of her class and received a number of awards and scholarships for her excellence in academics, research, and leadership. Following graduation, Dr. Gena went on to earn her Masters of Science in Oral Biology while completing the Graduate Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics residency at UMKC. She loves practicing orthodontics with Dr. Scott and Dr. Don in her hometown.

In addition to practicing orthodontics full-time, Dr. Gena has published a number of scientific research articles and is committed to continuing education in order to provide our patients with the most current and advanced treatment available. She is a clinical instructor at the UMKC Graduate Orthodontics Department.

Dr. Gena is dedicated to serving her community and is involved with local charitable organizations, including a current board membership with Project Forward Topeka. She is married to Topeka native, Jeremy and together they have 2 children. Dr. Gena’s family loves spending time outdoors and attending KSU football games. They are proud to be raising their family in Topeka.

Accreditations & Awards
  • Leadership Topeka Class of 2014
  • Topeka Top 20 Under 40 nominee 2014
  • Topeka District Dental Society president 2013-2018

Things You Never Knew About Dr. Hendrickson

Marathon Runner! Dr. Gena has trained for and finished two full marathons!
Family Oriented! Dr. Gena loves being a mom. She shares hobbies with her kids including: dinosaurs, space, and superheroes.
EMAW! Dr. Gena is a Kansas State University and Willie Wildcat fan. Purple Pride!
Dog Lover! Dr. Gena, her husband Jeremy, and their two kids absolutely adore their yellow lab Stella!
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