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Dr. Dan Henrichsen
Meet Dr. Henrichsen

Dr. Dan Henrichsen was raised in the northwestern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. He traveled west to accomplish his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. He majored in Zoology with a pre-dental emphasis. In the middle of his undergraduate education he served a two year mission as a missionary representative for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Central America (Honduras, San Pedro Sula Mission and Guatemala, Guatemala City South Mission). Dr. Henrichsen is fluent in both English and Spanish and enjoys caring for patients from all tongues and backgrounds. After completing training in Provo, Utah, he was schooled in dentistry at Temple University for four fantastic years and received his D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine) degree. It was during his Dental school education that he discovered his love of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He feels that the practice of this specialty was what he was truly born to do. His education continued with a one year Internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. He received excellent training in outpatient and inpatient anesthesia, oral surgery and orthognathic (jaw) surgery. The next four years of training and education came as a Resident at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OU Medical Center and School of Dentistry). He received excellent training in Dental Implant Surgery and Bone Grafting, Pediatric Sedation and Anesthesia, Orthognathic (jaw) Surgery, Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, Facial Trauma and Reconstruction as well as Aesthetic Facial Surgery. During his training in Oklahoma Dr. Henrichsen joined the U.S. Army Reserves and began his period of service with Armed Forces as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Henrichsen came to Lancaster County in 2005 to join Conestoga Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, LTD. He has served two tours in Iraq during 2006 and 2008 and functioned as the facial trauma expert for the bases where he served. He has good memories of his service and feels that he has been blessed to serve the warriors and citizens of the United States of America in this capacity. Dr. Henrichsen has also been involved with the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic since his arrival in 2005. He currently functions as the OMS (oral and maxillofacial surgery) consultant for the clinic. He has developed friendships and valued professional relationships with the surgeons and specialists at LCPC which have led to his admission to the faculty and staff at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in the Department of Plastic Surgery. When patients require multidisciplinary surgical care (OMS and Plastic), Dr. Henrichsen works and operates with Drs. Don Mackay and Tom Samson (Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeons) at Hershey Medical Center. This partnership has allowed their patients to get the best care possible in a single location.

Dr. Dan Henrichsen has personal experience with patients who have special needs, cognitive delay, diabetes, cleft lip and palate, anxiety and coagulation disorders. He has tailored his practice to care for a diverse patient population in a manner that his patients can feel relaxed and comfortable. He strives daily to provide for each of his patients, an experience, that will be the best it can possibly be.

Dr. Henrichsen has acute interest in the areas of Dental Implants and Tissue Regeneration. He has trained around the world and in the U.S. with prosthodontists (dental specialists who design complex dental and facial prostheses) and has treated a multitude of patients with unique and state of the art surgical treatments. He has exceeded his patients' treatment expectations. Dr. Henrichsen continues his education yearly by participating in nationally renowned continuing education courses and by exceeding the PA State Board of Dentistry's continuing education requirements. It is Dr. Henrichsen's desire to be a premier provider in the delivery of cutting-edge technology and evidence-based oral surgery. He has trained and continues to train to be comfortable and proficient with all aspects of computer-guided and computer-aided oral surgery.

Dr Henrichsen's prized accomplishment is his family. He loves spending time with his wife and four children. They all enjoy serving in the community and in church. They all love Lancaster County and appreciate the vast diversity of its population. Personal hobbies and passions of Dr. Henrichsen are Sports and Fishing. His visions of grandeur consist of competitive Bass fishing and fly fishing around the world.


  • • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • • American Dental Association
  • • Lancaster County Dental Society
  • • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • • Academy of Osseointegration
  • • Pennsylvania Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • • Middle Atlantic Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations:

  • • Lancaster General Health
  • • Lancaster Regional Medical Center
  • • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
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