Dr. Scott Hamilton, DDS, MSD
"I love being an orthodontist in Northeast Kansas. I look forward to meeting new families everyday and building lasting relationships.The opportunity to watch so many children mature and families grow is a great experience I am lucky to have. It is tremendously rewarding to be a positive influence on peoples lives and seeing that impact on their self esteem and sense of well-being. I have the best job in the world!"
A native of Topeka, Kansas, "Dr. Scott" received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC), School of Dentistry, where he graduated with the highest scholastic standing in his class and received a number of other awards for academic excellence. Dr. Scott earned his master's degree in dentistry while completing his orthodontic residency at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas.
In addition to his full-time orthodontic practice, Dr. Scott has published numerous research articles, served as editor of the international Orthodontic Review Journal, is on staff as a clinical instructor in the orthodontic department at the UMKC School of Dentistry and is a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Scott is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists. He has earned the distinction of being named a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, an honor accorded fewer than 25 percent of all practitioners.
Dr. Scott also serves on the board of directors of several professional organizations and is very active in community and charitable events. He and his wife, Mary, have three children, Whitney, Chase and Blake.
Dr. Don Wilson, DDS
" I love helping our patients get a smile they are proud of. Our education and technology help us create a healthy bite that will last, but it is the smiles of our patients that makes our office a great place to be every day!"
"Dr. Don" received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kansas. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree as well as his specialty certificate in orthodontics from the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry, where he received numerous awards for his academic achievements and was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. After finishing his professional education, he returned to his hometown of Topeka to join Dr. Scott in practice. He has earned the distinction of being named a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, an honor accorded fewer than 25 percent of all practitioners.
Dr. Don is an active member of several national professional organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists. He has served as contributing editor of the International Orthodontic Review Journal and holds positions in various local and state dental organizations. He is on staff as a clinical instructor at UMKC, in the orthodontic department, and is a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
Dr. Don serves on the board of directors of several professional and charitable organizations. He participates in many community and church-related activities and enjoys all sports, especially tennis and golf. Dr. Don and his wife, Kim, have three children, Jordan, Erin and Scott.
Dr. Gena Hendrickson, DDS, MS
Also a native of Topeka, Kansas
“Dr. Gena” received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry, where she graduated at the top of her class and received a number of awards and scholarships for her excellence in academics, research, and leadership. Following graduation, Dr. Gena went on to earn her Masters of Science in Oral Biology while completing the Graduate Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics residency at UMKC. She loves practicing orthodontics with Dr. Scott and Dr. Don in her hometown.
In addition to practicing orthodontics full-time, Dr. Gena has published a number of scientific research articles and is committed to continuing education in order to provide our patients with the most current and advanced treatment available. Dr. Gena is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontist, Southwestern Society of Orthodontics, and the Kansas Dental Association.
Dr. Gena is dedicated to serving her community and is involved with local charitable organizations including the Easter Seals Capper Foundation. She is married to Topeka native, Jeremy, and they enjoy spending time with their family, friends, and labrador Stella. Although Jeremy is an avid KU fan, they attend many KSU football games and enjoy going to the lake in their spare time. In addition, Dr. Gena and her mom compete in half and full marathons to raise awareness for cancer research.