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More than any dental specialty, orthodontics requires a team effort from everyone involved—parents, patient, orthodontist, and staff. Many orthodontic problems are quite complex, involving the growth patterns of the faces as well as misaligned teeth. Our orthodontists have undergone three additional years of university-based postdoctoral residency training in order to learn the special skills required to manage the complexities of orthodontic treatment.



Dr. Juliana Cran Henderson received her Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction from Mississippi College. After three years at Mississippi College, she was accepted early to the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry and graduated magna cum laude. While attending dental school, she was elected to OKU, the dental scholastic honor society. Dr. Henderson completed a one year General Practice/Hospital Based Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center after graduating from dental school. She obtained her Master of Science in Orthodontics Degree from Saint Louis University. Dr. Henderson worked as a Cleft Palate Fellow with Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital during the last year of her orthodontic residency. Dr. Henderson resides in Hattiesburg with her husband, Charlie, and they have two children, Rachel and Tyler.   




Dr Tracy Stanley received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mississippi State University, and her DMD degree with honors from University of Alabama School of Dentistry. It was also at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry that she earned her Master of Science in Orthodontics.


While in dental school, Dr. Stanley served as the American Student Dental Association President, and received numerous awards including the Alpha Omega award for highest grade point average, the Kramer Award of Excellence, and was elected to OKU, the dental scholastic honor society. Dr Stanley resides in Hattiesburg with her husband, Chad, her daughter, Grayson, and son, Luke.


Both Dr. Henderson and Dr. Stanley maintain memberships with such professional  organizations as the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, Mississippi Orthodontic Association, the American Dental Association and the Mississippi Dental Association. Both are also published authors and have lectured to students in the Pearl River Community College Dental Assisting Program. Both Doctors are former Presidents for the Mississippi Orthodontic Association.


The entire Hattiesburg Orthodontics team is committed to excellence in patient care and satisfaction. Our goal is to satisfy our patients by creating beautiful smiles.

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