Meet the Doctors at Dr. Lance Johnson Family Dentistry in Sherman, Texas

Dr. Lance Johnson DMD

Lance Johnson, DMD

A third-generation dentist, Dr. Lance Johnson has been practicing dentistry for more than 25 years. Hailing from Bennington, Oklahoma, Dr. Lance has spent most of his life raising cattle with his family. He attended Delta State University as an undergraduate and went on to the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and received numerous awards, including the Academy of General Dentistry Award, the Mississippi Dental Association Award, and the American Academy of Periodontology Award.

Dr. Lance is a member of numerous honor societies and dental associations, making him a pivotal part of the dental care community. A passion for community service led him to serve as a volunteer firefighter for 15 years in his hometown, earning him awards including “The Chief’s Award.” With dedication and a big heart, Dr. Lance worked his way through the ranks, finishing his volunteer stint in Fire Chief’s position. During his spare time, you’ll find Dr. Lance hunting, ranching, fishing, and spending time with his two sons, Tristan and Tanner. To learn more about Dr. Lance’s cattle ranch, visit

Dr. Jodi Danna

Jodi Danna, DDS

Dr. Danna graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1995 and completed her post graduate program in Cosmetic and Geriatric Dentistry. She opened “The Danna Smile” in 2002 and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Dentists in 2006-2020 by the Consumer Research Council of America and Top 250 Dentists in Texas 2013-2020.

A member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Dallas County Dental Society, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists, Dr. Danna is also an avid community leader, a sustaining member of the Junior League of Collin County, a sustaining member of the National Charity League, and a class graduate of Leadership Plano, a community leadership development program where she currently serves on the Board and provides emergency dental care for domestic violence victims.

Dr. Danna and her husband Pate have two beautiful daughters: Mallory, a University of Alabama graduate in Psychology with a minor in Addiction and Recovery, and McKenna, a Texas Tech University graduate in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry. She hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Danna and her family enjoy traveling and exploring what the world has to offer.

Julie Folger, DDS

Dr. Julie Folger started it all over 30 years ago! Dental industry veteran Dr. Julie Folger opened our practice in 1991. She’s enjoying working with Dr. Lance, and the Lance Johnson Family team servicing our Sherman community! Dr. Folger graduated from the University of Texas Dental School-Houston, in 1985, where she was a member of the dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. She opened her first private practice in Sugar Land in 1985, and relocated to Sherman in 1991 to open this practice.

Dr. Folger is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Fourth District Dental Society, American Association of Women Dentists, Texas Association of Women Dentists, and the Sherman Chamber of Commerce. She is the proud mother to adult sons Michael and Matthew and new daughter-in-law, Jennie. Dr. Folger also enjoys gardening, reading, cooking, traveling, classical music, and taking care of her two pampered kitties.

Miranda Hansen, DDS

Dr. Miranda (Poe) Hansen was born and raised in the Denison/Sherman area and is excited to be coming back to serve the community! She attended Texas A&M University as an undergraduate and went on to Texas A&M School of Dentistry in Dallas where she became a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2022. Dr. Hansen has dreamed of becoming a Dentist since the first grade and is looking forward to beginning her dental career with Dr. Lance Johnson Family Dentistry.

Dr. Hansen is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the Texas Association of Women Dentists. She is the proud wife to Josh, a Garland firefighter, and during their free time they love to play outside with their Mini Aussie Duke, snowboard, paint, and garden.

Dr. Hansen loves to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with her patients so if you see her around town, please say hello!