Dr. Hansen is a native of southern California, receiving his Bachelor’s degree from U.C.L.A. in 1976. He attended U.S.C. Dental School on a full scholarship from the Air Force, receiving his D.D.S. in 1980.
After practicing general dentistry for the Air Force for 11 years, Dr. Hansen received his Certificate of Endodontic training from Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, in 1991. In his remaining time with the Air Force, he taught endodontics in an advanced training program for general dentists, and ultimately became Chairman of the Endodontic Dept. at Wilford Hall Medical Center, the Air Force’s premier medical and dental training center.
Dr Hansen also held the positions of Program Director for the graduate Endodontic Residency program, Special Consultant to the Surgeon General in Endodontics, and a clinical assistant Professor faculty position at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
After retirement from the Air Force, Dr. Hansen was in private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area for five years, serving on the board of directors of the Alameda Dental Society. Since moving to Austin in 2007, Dr. Hansen has been practicing clinical endodontics full time. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Endodontics.