Meet the Doctors

Dr. Grady, D.D.S.


Dr. Grady attended the University of Maryland at College Park for his undergraduate education and received a combined degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics. He then attended dental school at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, which is recognized as the first dental school in the world. Graduating cum laude, he received numerous awards and was invited to join Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, Georgia’s Odontological Prosthodontic Society, and the Phi Sigma Society.

Dr. Grady is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Orthodontic Society, and the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network. Dr. Grady is also one of a few practitioners in the state of Georgia certified by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He was in the first graduating class of Invisalign-trained general dentists in the state of Georgia. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education, and his current interests are heavily focused on perfecting your smile using crowns, veneers and orthodontics when necessary.

He lives in Alpharetta with Amie and is the proud father of four (yes, four) daughters, Anna, Sara, Tessa and Cora.

Dr. Hayward

Dr. David Hayward received his dental degree from Emory University in 1978 He provides a variety of general and surgical services to our patients at Grady Dental Care. He has extensive training and experience in areas including oral surgery, implant dentistry and periodontics. He is also certified to provide oral conscious sedation for fearful patients. With oral conscious sedation, you can wake up to find that you are finished with no memory of your visit. This allows Dr. Hayward to make you completely comfortable and complete your treatment in one appointment.

Dr. Hayward’s credentials include:

  • Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (1991)
  • Graduate of Emory University School of Dentistry in Decatur, GA (1978)
  • Dental Implant residency with Medical College of Georgia 2009
  • Membership in American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
  • Advanced Life Care Support (ACLS) certified
  • Fellow Academy of General Dentistry (requires 500 hours continuing education)
  • Team Dentist for Gwinnett Gladiators, 2004-2010
  • Recipient of distinguished Ron Lamb Award for Outstanding Missionary Service through the Christian Dental Society 2010
  • DOCS certified as Oral Sedation Dentist
  • Mastership in Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD 2012)

Dr. Hayward lives in Suwanee with his wife Barbara and has 2 children & 4 grandchildren.

Dr. Colin Walters

Dr. Colin Walters has been helping patients put their best smile forward for over twenty years. Dr. Walters is a native of the Seattle area, and earned his doctorate from the University of Kentucky. He then spent several years as the sole dental health professional on Rota, the southernmost island of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. While there, Dr. Walters developed a love of scuba diving, as well as the straightforward and friendly bedside manner that continues to resonate with patients.

Dr. Walters has been a resident of Cumming since 2003, where he has served the community as a general dentist. When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Walters enjoys a range of activities from building custom strip kayaks to hiking the waterfalls of North Georgia.