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Named to Americas Top Dentists!
(10th year in a row: 2005 - 2015)

Top 10 dentistry clinics in Paducah, KY 2015
William Hay's Practice has been awarded as a top Dentistry practice with some of Paducah's Best Dentists.
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Also Named to America's Best Dentists for 3 Years: 2013-2015


Providing the highest quality dentistry in Western Kentucky... in a comfortable relaxing way, with no anxiety.  You are treated like family not a number and have his full attention!

What are your long term goals for your dental health? Your Smile? Call for a no obligation FREE consult today to discuss your goals with Dr. Hay!

Dr. Hay practices full time cosmetic and restorative dentistry with high technology in Paducah, Kentucky, to patients in a spa-like atmosphere with 5 star VIP service. He spends countless hours in training to provide you the smile and care you deserve in a relaxing environment where form follows function.

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Dr Hay spends countless hours in training so you can have the highest quality treatment you deserve. This is a partial listing of his continuing education, dental associations, church and community service (giving back here and abroad).


  • U.of K. Dental School Grad. 1988
  • October 24, 2014 - Graduate of Advanced Implant and Bone Grafting Mini-Residency By DDS Mentoring in Valencia, Ca.

  • Parenteral (IV) Moderate Sedation in Dentistry, January 22 -April 10, 2016 at The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in Lexington, Ky. taught by: Dr Ted Raybould & Dr Robert G. Henry,
  • Monolithic Zirconia Full Arch Implant Bridges, April 1, 2016 at Valencia, Ca. by DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct Taught by: Dr Gary O'Brien & Dr Ramsey Amin
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 32nd Annual Scientific Session, April 27 - April 30, 2016 at Toronto, Canada: Workout for Reaching Peak Performance by Walter Bond; The Therapeutic Use of Botulinum Toxin in Dentistry by Dr Warren Roberts;Guided Full Arch Immediate Implant Reconstruction by Dr Michael Pikos; Immediate Tooth Replacement: by Dr Joseph Kan; Dentoalveolar and Alveoloskeletal Bone Engineering by Dr George Mandelaris; Let the Light Shine Through: High Translucency Zirconia Restorations by Dr Foroud Hakim, & Dr Kardten Klimmek; Transcending Adversity by Dr Nido R. Qubein; The Ceramic Update by Dr Markus Blatz; Restoring The Edentulous Patient With Dental Implants Utilizing CAD/CAM Technology by Dr Saj Jivraj; The Integration of Value, Chroma, Hue and Translucency in Dental Ceramics by Dr Ariel Raigrodski; Esthetic Full-Mouth Rehabilitations byDr Gerald Chiche, Customer Love! by Simon T Bailey; Modes of Failure Dr John Kois
  • Minimally-Invasive Dentistry May 27-28, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. by DenMat Education, Taught by Dr Peter Harnois & Dr. Michael Kesner
  • Subantral Augmentation Past and Present, in Valencia, Ca. June 24, 2016 by DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct, Taught by Dr Gary O'Brien
  • January 30, 2015 - Keys to a successful Implant Practice Presented in Valencia, Ca. by: DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct, Taught by Dr Gary O'Brien
  • March 20, 2015 - Keys to a Successful Implant Practice Presented in Valencia, Ca. by DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct, Taught by Dr Gary O'Brien
  • April 24-25, 2015 - BIG DOC.S Presented in Chicago, IL. by Blatchford Solutions
  • May 1, 2015 - Keys to A Successful Implant Practice Presented in Valencia, CA. By DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct Taught by Dr Gary O'Brien & Guest speaker Dr Ramsey Amin
  • June 26, 2015 - Keys To Case Presentation Presented in Valencia, CA. By DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct Taught By Dr Gary O'Brien & Team
  • August 28, 2015 - Dangers of Synthetic Drugs Presented By U.Of Ky. College Of Dentistry
  • November 6, 2015 - Keys to a Successful Implant Practice, Presented in Valencia, Ca. By DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct.
  • October 24, 2014 - Keys to a Successful Implant Practice by DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct taught by Dr Gary O'Brien in Valencia, Ca.
  • September 19, 2014 - Keys to a Successful Implant Practice by Implant Direct & DDS Mentoring Taught by Dr Gary O'Brien & Guest Dr Ramsey Armin in Valencia, Ca.
  • August 22, 2014 - ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) taught by James Bovia, Sara Bovia,& John Bovia in Atlanta, Ga.
  • July 25, 2014 - Keys to a successful Implant Practice By DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct in Calabasas Hills, Ca Taught by Dr Gary O'Brien.
  • General Session: PRACTICE 360. Speakers: Dr Bill Dorfman, Eva Grayzel, Judy Kay Masoulf, Dr Chris Ramsey, Dr Kirk Behrendt. ; Replacing a missing Tooth in the Esthetic Zone By Dr Nils Olson; Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry (No Prep Veneers and Full Mouth Reconstruction) taught by Dr Dennis Wells; General Session poP by Adam Braun; An Architectural Plan for Creating Ideal Implant Esthetics: A Vision for Success and Change Taught by Dr Sonia Leziy and Dr Brahm Miller; 10-10-10 by Suzy Welch; The Magic of Laser Assisted Cosmetic Dentistry taught by Dr Hugh Flax.
  • April 30 - May 3, 2014 - Attended The 30th Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session in Orlando, FL
  • March 20th-21st: Advanced Implant Training in Calabasas, CA., Hosted by Implant Direct and DDS Mentoring.com and taught by Dr Gary O'Brien
  • February 27, 2014 - CEREC IPS e.max CAD Abutment Solutions training in Owensboro, Ky. RiverPark Center, Sponsored by: Patterson Dental and Ivoclar Taught by Chris Gilles.
  • August 23, 2013 - The Anterior Porcelain Implant Restoration in Brentwood, Tn. Presented by Tennessee Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry, Taught by Dr. Baldwin Marchack
  • 08/30/13 - Keys to a Successful Implant Practice in Calabasas, Ca., presented by DDS Mentoring and Implant Direct, Taught By Dr Gary O’Brien
  • 11/13 - Six Month Smiles Level 2 Course in Atlanta, Ga., Taught by Dr. Gerilyn Alfe
  • 01/31/14 - Keys To a Successful Implant Practice (Sinus Lifts, Wedge Grafts, Extraction site grafts, Treatment Planning with 3d Antatomage) in Calabasas, Ca. Presented by DDS Mentoring & Implant Direct Taught by Dr. Gary O’Brien.
  • 06/13/13-06/15/13 - in Las Vegas, Nevada - Implant Dentistry by Dr. August de Oliveira, Dr. Todd Engle, Dr. Gary O'Brien.
  • 04/24/13 - 04/27/13 in Seattle, Washington, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 29th Annual AACD Scientific Session, The Role of Team in Reconstructive Esthetic Dentistry by Dr. David A. Garber & Dr. Maurice A. Salama, Implant Dentistry - Diagnosis, Case Treatment and Restoritive Outcomes using the latest technology by Dr. David A. Little, Smile Transformation often Equals Facial Transformation by Dr. Larry W. Rosenthal & Jason Kim, CDT, Lasers in Contemporary Esthetic and Implant Dentistry by Dr. Glen A VanAs, High Tech Minimally Invasive Dentistry by Dr. Ron N. Kaminer, Predictable Single Tooth Per-Implant Esthetics: Five Diagnostic Keys by Dr. John C. Kois, Six Months Smiles Cosmetic Ortho., by Dr. Anthony Feck.
  • 03/2013 3M Mini D Implants Certification by Dr. Brian Jackson
  • 11/2012 Mini Implants for Your Office, Restoring Mini Implants - Practical Clinical Courses
  • 11/2012 Implant Surgery, the NEOSS System-Practical Clinical Courses
  • May 2nd- May 5th, 2012 in National MD. 28th Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD); Accreditation Workshop by Dr Olson, Contemporary Approach to Smile Design by Dr's Wells/Garber/Van Dooren/Coachman, Posterior Composites: SonicFill by Dr Jackson, The Clinical Application of Diode Lasers and Curing Lights in Principle-Based Patient Care by Dr Miyasaki, Preventistry- Minimal Invasion Dentistry, Maximum Intervention by Dr Milicich, Minimal Intervention Restorative Treatment Options by Dr Milicich Synergizing Function with Beauty in Esthetic High Risk Patients by Dr Tunkiwala.
  • 05/2012 Ultimate Soft tissue Laser Certification By Dr Chris Owens
  • 05/25/2012-05/27/2012 in Las Vegas , Nv  American Society For Clinical Research: Removable Appliances, Veneers, Dental Implants, Lasers, Lumineers, Snap-On-Smile
  • June 1-2, 2012 in Chicago, Il. Six Month Smiles by Dr Chris Bowman
  • 07/20/2012-07/21/2012 in Nashville, Tn. Cerec Training by Dr Cary Austin
  • 08/24/2012 in Memphis, Tn. Advanced Cardiac Life Support by DOCS; John Bovia
  • American Society for Clinical Research, April 8-9, 2011, Orlando, FL
    The Lumineers System & Case selection, the Possibilities with Snap-On Smile, Snap-On Smile Hands-On, Lumineers  Hands-On, Lesion Detection system (How to Save a Life at a Dental Cleaning Visit!), The Latest In Laser Technology, LumiTray Hands-ON, Ouantum Leap Taught By: Dr. Bill Dorfman, Dr. Ross Nash, Dr. Cyrus Tahmasebi, Dr. Marc Liechtung, Dr. Ralph Green,  Dr. Peter Harnois, Dr. Stacy Layman, Dr Michael Kesner
  • Memphis Tn. 10/2010 DALS, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support BY DOCS taught by John Bovia.
  • 9/2010 At Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies; Computer Aided Occlusal Evaluation System, Taught by LVI GLOBAL
  • 8/26/2010- 8/28/2010 at Memphis Tn., Oral Sedation Dentistry By D.O.C.S. Taught by: Anthony Feck DMD, Michael Silverman DMD, Leslie Fang MD
  • Named to Kipling's Who's Who of Leading Business Professionals 2010 Edition
  • June 11-13, 2010 - Lumineers, Clinical Innovations with Minimal-Prep Veneers, Digital Technology Solutions for Periodontics, Clinical Uses for the Removable Appliance, Snap-On Smile, Quantum Leap, Elegance in Endodontics, Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection System: by, Dr, Stacy Layman, Dr. Peter Harnois, Dr. Barry Freydberg, Dr. Marc Liechtung, Dr. Michael Kesner, Dr. Thomas Jovicich, Dr. Ralph Green
  • June, 2010 - ASCR, Lumineers Destination Education, Aria Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • April 27/2010 - American Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry 26th Scientific Session - Grapevine Texas: Composites ( White Fillings) Techniques by Dr. Michael Miyasaki, Achieving Adhesive & Aesthetic Excellence Using Restorative Principals by Dr. Douglas A. Terry, Anterior Implant Esthetics-Science, Art & Limitations by Dr. Joseph Kan, Replacement of a Missing Tooth in the Esthetic Zone-Acreditation Case Type lll by Dr. Nils W. Olson, Anterior Composite Bonding-Creating Esthetic Success by Dr. John F. Weston, Matching One or Two Indirect Porcelain Restorations to Natural Teeth-A Focus on Accreditation Case Type ll by Dr. John F. Weston, Engineered Aesthetics with Bonded Ceramics by Dr. Ross W. Nash, Harmony:Natural Tooth Morphology & Color for Esthetic Prosthetics by Shigeo Kataoka
  • 2010 in Orlando, Fl. By American Society for Clinical Research; 
    Topics of Education: Snap-on Smile, Lumineers, Oral Cancer, Occlusion (Bite & TMD), Taught by: Dr Stacey Layman, Dr Michael Miyasaki, Dr Peter Harnois, Dr Marc Liechtung, Brian Hill, Dr Ralph Green, Dr Michael Kesner
  • 2009 Latest Developments in Cosmetic Dentistry and Practice Management in Las Vegas,Nv.  By: Dr Malcmacher, Dr. Freydberg, Dr. Harnois, Dr. Tahmasebi, Dr. Brenneise, Dr. Omer Reed, Dr. Farren, Dr. Ralph Green, Dr. Andrew Chang, Dr. Michael Miyasaki. 
  • 2009 Lumineers Smile Design Workshop by Dr. Stacey Layman
  • Creating Beautiful Smiles with Dental Implants by Dr. Michael McCracken
  • 2008 The Principles of Lumineers By Cerinate Taught By Dr. Michael A. Miyasaki
  • 2008, 10th Annual Sleep Medicine Conference of The Kentucky Sleep Society
  • 2008 Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children by David Gozal, MD
  • 2008 Oral Appliances for OSA by John McCrillis,DMD,DABSDM
  • 2008 24th Annual Scientific Session of The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2008 Perfect Veneers- Combining Composite and Porcelain for Esthetic Success! By John Weston, DDS
  • 2008 Esthetic Implant Dentistry-Five Elements for Achieving Stable and long-lasting Results by Sascha Jovanovic, DDS,MS
  • 2008 The Possibilities of Recontouring by Larry Rosenthal, DDS& Kenneth Hamlett, DDS
  • 2008 Concepts of Function that You Can Use to Achieve Aesthetic Success by Michael Miyasaki, DDS
  • 2008 Creating AACD Quality Success and Enjoyment with New Restorative Materials and Simple Techniques by John Weston, DDS
  • 2008 Paradigms Dentistry Ignores by Omer Reed, DDS
  • 2008 Tooth Preparation for the Advanced Practitioner,"Overcrowding Teeth, Diastemas, and the Gummy Smile" by Michael Apa, DDS &Peter Kouvaris, CDT
  • 2007 Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Donald Falace D.M.D. U K College of Dentistry
  • 2007 23rd annual scientific session of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • 2007 freehand composite bonding by Dr. Corky Willhite
  • 2007 Conservative Esthetics for an Immediate Smile Makeover by Dr Ronald Goldstein
  • 2007 Unlock Difficult Crowding and Esthetic Combination Cases by Dr Hess
  • 2006 - Essential keys for successful restoration of teeth with porcelain veneers by Dr. Nils W. Olson
  • 2006 - Periodontal Plastic Surgery and Implant Procedures to enhance aesthetic outcomes by Dr. Kirk Pasquinelli
  • 2006 - Direct Freehand Bonding by Dr. John F. Weston
  • 2006 - 22nd American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session
  • 2005 - 21st American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session
  • 4/2005 - Advanced Esthetic Artistry By Dr. Larry Rosenthal
  • 2004 - 20th American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session
  • Cerec 3D Advanced Posterior March 2004
    By Dr. Rich Masek
  • Cosmetic Dentures 2004 By Blatchford Solutions
  • 7/2004 - Practical occlusion in the Progressive Practice by LVI (Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies)
  • 4/2004 - Understanding and Communicating Esthetic Dentistry by Dr. Larry Rosenthal
  • 4/2004 - A Template to Create Your Own Extreme Makeover by Dr. William Dorfman (click to see photo)
  • 4/2004 - Integrating Natural Esthetics into Periodontal and Implant Therapy by Dr. Brian LeSage and Dr. Sash Jovanovic
  • 4/2004 - Successful and Scientific Esthetic Reconstructions by Dr. William Dickerson, Dr. Clayton Chan and Dr. Michael Miyasaki
  • 11/2003 - The Art of Aesthetic Dentistry by Dr. Rhys Spoor
  • 5/2003 - The Esthetic Revolution Clinic by Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. and Pittman Dental Laboratory
  • Cerec 3D Certified September 2003 By Dr.Rich Masek
  • Cosmetic dentistry Techniques 2002
    By Dr.Tom Orent
  • Cerec Advanced Techniques 2002 By Dr.Fox
  • Cerec Certified March 2001 By Dr. Joe Palmer
  • Cosmetic dentistry 2001 By Dr.Poss

Dental Associations:

Named to Americas Top Dentists!
(9th year in a row: 2005 - 2014)

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Dr. William E. Hay named to 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Americas Top Dentists by Consumers' Research Council of America
    www. consumersresearchcncl.org
  • Participating member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
    www. aacd.com
  • Academy of Computerized Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Kentucky Dental Association
  • Past President of Purchase Dental Association
  • Voluntary faculty member at University of Kentucky Dental College
  • LVI Alumnus
  • Member of D.O.C.S.
  • Member of D.D.S. Mentoring

Church and Community Service:

  • Member of Hardin Baptist Church
  • Member of Paducah Rotary Club
  • Baptist Medical & Dental Missions International
  • Past President of Marshall County Rotary Club
  • Past President of Benton Lions Club
  • Gideon
  • AMOR - Amazon Mission Organization