Meet Dr. Matt Hayden
Dr. Matt Hayden completed undergraduate studies at three universities; Newbold College in England, Walla Walla University in College Place Washington and University of Oregon in Eugene Oregon. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies he attended University of Missouri Kansas City where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1994 and became licensed in Oregon by the Oregon Dental Board. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Oregon Dental Association.
Dr. Matt and his wife Ronna have four children; Cody, Colton, Wyatt and Hanna
Dr. Matt enjoys practicing dentistry, volunteer work, church, raising horses and many outdoor activities such as skiing, camping and packing with his horses and bow hunting.
Meet Our Team
Tara graduated in 2007 from the ODS School of Dental Hygiene in La Grande, Oregon. After graduating, she began working at Hayden Dental. Tara is very passionate about oral health and treating periodontal disease. She focuses on giving the best quality of care and building relationships with each of her patients. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is so important to their overall health. Tara also believes it’s very important to provide the best possible care, while using a gentle touch. When Tara is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and her family. Her hobbies include keeping busy on their farm, traveling and she also enjoys spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking.
Nancy has been with Hayden Dental for over ten years. She brings 20 years of dental assisting experience to the practice. Nancy lives in Boardman Oregon with her husband and three children. When Nancy is not in the office she can be found at livestock shows watching her kids show sheep and goats in the spring and summer. In the winter she and her family travel to Bend Oregon for her kids ski racing. She volunteers as a 4-H leader as well in her spare time.
Sarah graduated with honors from the Dental Assisting Program at Blue Mountain Community College. She has been a Dental Assistant for 7 years. She is married to a very hard working man and she is a mother to a beautiful two year old girl, and a new baby boy. She and her family are always on the go. They love to travel and spend time outdoors. In the summer they spend a lot of time on their boat at the river with family and their dogs, or in the mountains riding four wheelers and camping. In the winter time they enjoy bundling up and sledding or cutting wood for the winter. When Sarah is not in the office she has a photography business that she is very passionate about.
Ashley graduated from Blue Mountain Community College for Dental Assisting while at Blue Mountain Community College she played softball on scholarship. She has been a Dental Assistant for five years. She enjoys outdoor activities, sports, spending time with friends and playing with her dog.
Madison is a Hermiston High School graduate. 2014 Madison graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology’s dental hygiene program. Madison loves coming to work to help patients maintain their beautiful, healthy smile. In her spare time Madison enjoys biking, spending time in the mountains and reading. She also loves hunting with her husband and spending time at his family farm.