Samuel Hayes, D.D.S.


Dr. Hayes is from Onsted, Michigan. He received a B.S. from Hillsdale College and DDS from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2000. He completed a one year, Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Wright Patterson AFB, OH in 2001 and served for 3 years as a general dentist at Osan AB, South Korea and Macdill AFB, FL. Dr. Hayes completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at David Grant Medical Center, CA in 2008. He received his certification from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2010 and is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Hayes served at Wright Patterson Medical Center, OH where he held the position of Chief, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and oversaw the oral surgery training for eight general dentistry residents.

Dr. Hayes is proud to have served for 12 years in the United States Air Force. He and his wife, Sapna Hayes, DDS, love living among and serving the people of Western North Carolina.

Dr. Hayes is located at the Rockcliff Vanderbilt location in Asheville.

Areas of Expertise

  • Management of wisdom teeth
  • Dental implant surgery
  • Dental extractions and other oral surgical procedures
  • Facial reconstruction after injury or disease
  • Facial cosmetic procedures
  • Surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
  • Cysts and tumors of the jaws
  • Treatment of diseases affecting the face, mouth and jaws