Southern York Smile Care

Top dental specialist in Shrewsbury, PA

Meet the Doctor



Dr. Haywood attended the University of Michigan where he received his undergraduate botany degree. He later realized his passion was in dentistry and pursued further education at the University of Detroit where he graduated cum laude in 1987. Soon after, he was selected for admission to the United States Air Force Advanced Residency Program in Dentistry.

Working closely with specialists for the next five years, Dr. Haywood completed postgraduate internships in oral surgery, orthodontics, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, and oral facial prosthodontics.

During this time Doctor, or “Captain” Haywood, distinguished himself by serving in the Gulf War where he received a USAF Commendation medal. Dr. Haywood completed his cosmetic post-graduate training at the prestigious New York University’s Aesthetic Continuum in 1996 and 1997, studying under the world renowned Drs. Larry Rosenthal and Ross Nash. His advanced TMJ and reconstructive training is ongoing with the Peter Dawson Institute, and the renowned Dr. Jack Turbyfill.

His incredible work has been acknowledged countrywide and he was one of the few top dentists in America asked to share their expertise on ABC’s Extreme Smile Makeover. His expert opinion on cosmetic dentistry has also been sought after by WGAL/NBC and in publications such as the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Magazine, New Beauty Magazine, and in the York Daily Record.

Passionate about quality service and maintaining his patients’ oral health, Dr. Haywood is a leader in his field. He is consistently FIRST in his field in providing his patients with current services and technologies.

Laser smile whitening, computer assisted smile design, the current sedation dentistry techniques for patient comfort, drill-free tooth colored fillings, laser assisted cavity detection, and the latest in spa services are just a few of the important benefits his clients appreciate and enjoy in his care.

Dr. Haywood maintains active involvement as a member of the following organizations:

International College of Oral Implantologists

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

American Dental Association

American Society for Dental Anesthesia

Baltimore County Dental Society Executive Board

ICOI Fellow of Implant Academy

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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From as early as 1997, Dr. Steven Haywood’s offices have organized and run one of the largest charitable dental outreach programs in the area. He is well known for his contributions and dedication to his community and is a proud supporter of many programs including but not limited to:

My Brother’s Keeper

Head Start of York

New Life Center for Women

Catholic Charities

Towson Council of Churches



Dr. Haywood is a recipient of many awards for his outstanding work and great patient care. He has received the following awards:

The Crown Council Mighty Casey award for work with children

Partners in Peace award from The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry for survivors of domestic violence

Honored as one of Baltimore’s Healthcare Heroes by the Maryland Daily Records

Named one of America’s Top Dentist by the Consumer Research Council of America

And this is just the beginning. Dedicated to advancing his skills and championing for his patients, our offices take pride in embracing new technologies and skills that allow us to create the most amazing smiles each and every day!

Dr. Haywood’s family resides in Parkton, Maryland where he enjoys hanging out with his sons: Stevie Jr. and Forrest. He also enjoys auto-restoration, horticulture, and baseball.




How is Dr. Haywood involved in the dental community?

Dr. Haywood maintains active involvement in the dental community as a distinguished member and fellow of several prestigious dental associations. Some of which include the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, ICOI Fellow of Implant Academy, and many more. Dr. Haywood also completes continuing education and training to ensure you receive nothing less than the highest quality of care.

How can your technology benefit me?

As a leader in his field, Dr. Haywood offers state-of-the-art services and technologies to ensure greater precision and accuracy than ever before. Our office features laser smile whitening, computer assisted smile design, sedation dentistry, drill-free fillings, laser assisted cavity detection, and the latest in spa services. With our technology, you can enjoy all the benefits offered here, at our Shrewsbury office, in a comfortable, worry-free environment.

Which services does your dental practice offer?

From routine dental check-ups to natural-looking dental implants, Southern York Smile Care has a procedure that is effective and trustworthy enough for you and the entire family. Dr. Haywood provides exceptional family, general, cosmetic, restorative, and sedation dentistry services to patients in Shrewsbury and surrounding areas. Together, we’ll closely work with each patient to improve the health, longevity, and beauty of your gums and smile.

What makes your practice stand out from the rest?

At Southern York Smile Care, we’re committed to providing you with the best patient-centered care and effective treatments possible. We offer a list of comprehensive dental services that can help maintain the health and beauty of your smile. Dr. Haywood has worked closely with specialists, completing numerous post-graduate internships and advanced training programs. With experience and nationwide publications, you can trust Dr. Haywood to complete your procedure with quality, effective results.