About Your Dentist

Derek Hayes, DMD

“A smile remains to be the most inexpensive gift.” 

My Mission 

“My Mission is to be a continuous student, who learns the best and most effective ways to treat and prevent dental disease. Making patients feel at ease for the duration of the office visit is of the utmost importance to show them how much we care about them. Educating patients on oral health will ensure that no tooth is left behind!” 

Education & Continuing Education 

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Louisville School of Dentistry – Louisville, Kentucky 

Bachelor Degree in Biology
University of Louisville – Louisville, Kentucky 

Dr. Hayes is an Invisalign Certified Provider and has completed continuing education in Endodontic Root Camp, Aesthetics, and Implants. 

Professional Memberships 

Dr. Derek Hayes is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Kentucky Dental Association, and the Pennyrile Dental Association. 

Life & Hobbies 

Dr. Derek Hayes grew up in Kentucky and married his High School Sweetheart. They have one daughter and a chocolate lab. In his free time, Dr. Hayes enjoys cooking, traveling, music, sports, and any new experiences that he can use to gain knowledge and better himself. 

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Musab Shalash, DMD

“Keep smiling. It costs nothing but gives much.”

My Mission

“My mission in dentistry is to provide quality patient care that empowers individuals to achieve optimal oral health which will impact their general health. Continuous learning, ethical practice and community engagement can achieve this.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry – Lexington, Kentucky

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Shalash enjoys cooking, soccer, and traveling.