Meet Dr. Hensley

James M. Hensley, D.D.S., M.A.G.D.

Dr. Hensley has been licensed to perform dentistry since 1997, and has been practicing in Merrick, New York since 2003. He has been an active member of the Nassau County Dental Society, and has served on the following committees with them; the Board of directors, New dentist, Mentoring, Peer review. He has also been a member of the American Dental Association, and the New York State Dental Association. He has been a Fellow in the academy of General Dentistry, a member of the academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and a member of the academy of Sports Dentistry. Dr. Hensley is also a member of the elite Pankey Continuing Education Institute & continuum. He exceeds the State mandatory continuing education requirements every year; to continue his own high standard of patient care and satisfaction.

  On June 23, 2012 during the convocation ceremony Dr. Hensley was elevated to Master of the Academy of General Dentistry at their Annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA.


Mastership awarded for the Academy of General Dentistry in 2012.

Fellowship awarded for the Academy of General Dentistry in 2003.

General Practice Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center 1997-1998

Graduated from S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine with his doctorate degree in 1997.
    Deans Commendation for Academic Achievement: '94, '95, '96. '97
    Oral Surgery Preceptorship at Buffalo General Hospital the Summer of 1996
    Pediatric Preceptorship at Children's Hospital of Buffalo the Summer of 1995

Graduated from S.U.N.Y. at StonyBrook "cum laude" with his Bachelor of Arts in multidisciplinary studies in 1993.
    Performed research with the Periodontal Department of S.U.N.Y. StonyBrook Dental School: '92, '93

Graduated from Nassau Community College: Associates of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1990.


Personal and Greatest achievement:

In 2006, he married his wife Diana and together they started their family, welcoming their first son: Sean Alexander.  In 2009, their second son: Ethan Anthony was born. They also have a dog that was imported from Venezuela named "Turco".  Turco is a very unusual mix, part labrador retriever and part dachshund, but they couldn't love him more, and he is great around the house and with the kids. They enjoy traveling, especially to the Caribbean on cruise ships anytime, and especially during Halloween.  Skiing in the winter, and relaxing on Long Island during the summers.