Newport News dentists, Dr. Aaron Hayes and Dr. Bill Griffin, provides conscious sedation to help patients cope with dental phobia.  Check out our patients’ testimonials on FaceBook (, Google (, and our Website.

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Implant Dentist

Dr. William T. Griffin

Dr. William T. Griffin, DDS – Dr. Bill Griffin has been maintaining and restoring the smiles of patients for over 30 years, since he opened his practice in July 1983. Dentistry, he says, allows him to use his God-given creativity to benefit others. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Griffin also treats patients at the Lackey Free Clinic, as well as spending about four weeks each year on inter-national dental mission trips. He and his wife Linda have two married children, Katherine and Will, and they are mem-bers of Calvary Reformed Presbyterian Church in Hampton.

Invisalign Dentist

Dr. Sonia Tao-Yi

Dr. Sonia Tao-Yi, DDS – Dr. Sonia Tao-Yi has been practicing dentistry for over 15 years. She earned her undergraduate degree from the Uni-versity of California at Berkeley, followed by dental school at the University of Detroit Mercy, for which she received an Air Force scholarship. Following dental school in 1999, she obtained advanced training in General Dentistry in a year long residency program at Langley AFB. When not seeing patients, Dr. Tao enjoys traveling, and spending time with her husband Steve and their three children—Joshua, Justin and Jenna. They are members of the Peninsula Chinese Baptist Church in Yorktown.

Children Dentist

Dr. Brooke Hasenfelt

Dr. Brooke Hasenfelt, DDS – Dr. Brooke Hasenfelt earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in 2006, followed by her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Howard University College of Dentistry. She went on to complete a one year pro-gram in Advanced Education in General Dentistry with East Carolina University, where she treated patients at a remote rural clinic in Ahoskie, North Carolina. Dr. Hasenfelt also treats patients at the Lackey Free Clinic three days a week. She and her husband Rob enjoy spending time outdoors, as well as renovating their 1960’s home. They are members of Williamsburg Community Chapel.

Sedation Dentist

Dr. Aaron Hayes

Dr. Aaron Hayes, DDS, MS – Dr. Aaron Hayes earned his undergraduate BS degree from Grand Canyon University. He completed his dental degree at the University of Southern California and was recognized as the USC Dental Student of the Year by the Pierre Fauchard Dental Academy. After being commissioned in the U.S. Air Force in 2008, Dr. Hayes completed two demanding dental residency programs, and received more awards and honors. He also earned an MS degree in Oral Biology which provided him additional skills to treat patients needing oral surgery, periodontal surgery, complex molar root canals, implant placement and restoration, and intravenous sedation. Before joining our office, he served two years as the Deputy Director of the AEGD-1 Dental Residency program at Joint Base Langley-Eustis. He looks forward to using his God-given talents to comprehensively treat patients utilizing a variety of smile restoring procedures.

Dr. Hayes enjoys home improvement projects with his wife, Brooke, and playing flag football with Calvary Reformed Presbyterian Church, where he, Brooke and their four children are members.