Originally from Toledo, Dr. Hansen is excited to be back in the local area as the newest member of the HLS team. She loves working with patients of all ages and is inspired by the holistic changes that come with orthodontic treatment. Being able to see the changes that happen with her patients is the most rewarding part about her profession — not only can she achieve a straighter, healthier smile for her patients, but she also loves the confidence a new smile can bring.
Education and Community Involvement
Dr. Hansen received her undergraduate degree in biology from Denison University before earning her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Case Western Reserve University. While in dental school, she became a member of the National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). Dr. Hansen completed her residency at the University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine with a focus on orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.
Dr. Hansen is professionally affiliated with local and national associations, including
- Toledo Dental Society
- Ohio Dental Association
- American Association of Orthodontists
In addition, Dr. Hansen is involved with her local church.
Personal Life and Interests
An avid runner, Dr. Hansen enjoys 5Ks and half-marathons. She also loves spending time with her family, friends, and fiancé. In her spare time, she enjoys musical theater, reading, and watching soccer.