Dr. Braxton M. Henderson is a native of Memphis, TN. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Biological Sciences.
He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and completed extensive training in a 3-year postdoctoral anesthesia residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
After finishing his studies, Dr. Henderson founded Southern Office-Based Anesthesia to increase access to high-quality, comfortable dental care for North Carolina dental patients and is exceptionally well-trained at providing all levels of anesthesia so that dentists can fully focus on your dental surgical procedure. This allows for a safer, more predictable, and comfortable experience for both the patient and the dentist.
Dr. Henderson’s passion is to increase the safety of anesthesia in the field of dentistry. He enjoys educating dental students, residents, and dental providers on all subjects related to sedation/anesthesia. Dr. Henderson has lectured extensively to many dental societies and organizations on topics such as conscious sedation, medical emergencies, office-based anesthesia, management of the medically complex dental patient, and more.
Dr. Henderson and his wife, Chalis, are happily married and have a son named Silas. In his free time, Dr. Henderson enjoys running, playing basketball, traveling, and barbecuing.