Alexander D. Hayes, D.D.S.

Dr. Alex Hayes is a lifelong native of Smithville, TN. He graduated from DeKalb County High School in 2013. During his time there, he played football for the DCHS Tigers, where he acquired a notable work ethic and leadership skills that would help him in his pursuit of a career in dentistry. 

Dr. Hayes attended Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN where he earned a B.S. degree in Biology Health Science in 2016. He furthered his education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry in Memphis, TN where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2021.

Dr. Hayes pursued a career in dentistry because of his love of learning, his desire to challenge himself, and the opportunity to build great relationships within the community. He looks forward to following in Dr. Tatum’s footsteps by continuing his dental education and furthering his expertise in dentistry.

Dr. Hayes is the son of Smithville natives Caisson and Misty Martin and Eric Hayes. Dr. Hayes recently married the love of his life, Kelsey (Hedge) Hayes on April 10, 2021. Kelsey is also a Smithville native, and she is a practicing Registered Nurse. Together, they love supporting the New Orleans Saints, playing with their dogs, and being involved in their local church.

Dr. Hayes looks forward to being able to serve the community he grew up in!