Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Water's Edge
James Hanchett, D.D.S.
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
(231) 627-4301
11404 N Straits Hwy
Cheboygan, MI 49721
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James Hanchett, D.D.S. is rated 5 out of 5 based on 110 reviews from around the Web.
  • 12/13/2016
         
    Dr. Hanchett's staff was most friendly and helpful. I was immediately comfortable. The facility has a beautiful, calming view of the Cheboygan River and the...
  • 02/16/2018
         
    The front desk ladies were awesome, and Ginger was very welcoming. Dr. Hanchett was quick and thorough and insured me of my next visit.
  • 06/30/2016
         
    Excellent practice and greatly appreciate the emails for appointment reminders
  • 08/11/2016
         
    Staff are always friendly but efficient staying on task while communicating with patient. Best, Wayne Rocheleau
  • 10/27/2017
         
    I have an excellent dentist office - always friendly and courteous:)
  • 01/11/2018
         
    I found the staff very helpful and efficient. Dr. Hanchett was professional, patient and answered all of my questions.
  • 06/04/2017
         
    Dr. Hanchett and his staff are the best! They care and are on top of things. I rate them a 5 star dental office.
  • 11/01/2017
         
    I have had extensive dental work most of my life. I am so grateful I found Dr. Hanchett and his staff. I needed a partial....
  • 10/20/2017
         
    First visit... Recently moved to Cheboygan and just trying toi establish with new doctors. Pleasant, friendly. Hygienist was VERY thorough. I feel quite...
  • 07/11/2018
         
    Gentle, caring and friendly atmosphere and people.
  • 06/29/2017
         
    The team at Dr. Hanchett's office is excellent. From the front desk, to the dental hygienist, to Dr. Hanchett, they are kind, helpful, friendly, and gentle.
  • 08/27/2017
         
    This view makes getting a filling a little better.
  • 03/30/2016
         
    Cheryl was awesome, best hygienist I've had in quite some Time.
  • 03/30/2016
         
    Tammie Ketveris was our dog groomer. She used to work at your office.
  • 04/06/2016
         
    We have always found everyone to be friendly and professional. Kasi cleaned my teeth and was very helpful in suggesting things to make it easier for me to...
  • 06/03/2016
         
    I was very pleased with the sub for Casie. She was very thorough and gave me some helpful hints regarding some practices which I have already incorporated...
  • 09/02/2016
         
    While on vacation I developed a bad tooth ache. They were able to see me the same day I called. The Doc's diagnosis and treatment was right, I was feeling...

Meet Us
James Hanchett, DDS

Born and raised in Michigan, Dr. James Hanchett DDS received his Bachelor of Science Degree in chemistry at Western Michigan University. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School.

His personal dental care philosophy is to treat his patients in the same manner he would expect to be treated. Focused on community, quality, and comfort, Dr. Hanchett is dedicated to staying abreast of the latest techniques and helping his patients make informed decisions.

Dr. Hanchett and his wife Jennifer enjoy spending their free time with their four children. He also has an avid interest and skill in woodworking.

Dr. Hanchett is a member of the following organizations:

Additionally, Dr. Hanchett has completed over 1000 hours of continuing education classes.

Our Team

Front Office Staff

Debbie
Debbie has been with Water's Edge for 25 years. She makes each patient comfortable by being friendly, outgoing, and compassionate. Ask her about: scheduling appointments, insurance.

Debbie is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. She loves camping, scrapbooking, and cooking while spending time with her family and friends.

Kristy
Kristy Currie is our Office Manager, joining our team in 2018. She is excited to be a part of Waters Edge Dental. She looks forward to incorporating her energetic personality into working with our patients and staff. 

Kristy was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula, a former personal trainer/fitness instructor, who still enjoys running. She is married and has 3 children.


Dental Hygienists

Kasi
Kasi has been a Dental Hygienist for 20 years, and with Water’s Edge for 13 years. She prides herself on being gentle and friendly, loving to laugh with her patients.
Ask her about: your oral health and home care.

Kasi is married with 2 children. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, crafting and making cards.

Cheryl
Cheryl has been a Dental Hygienist for 20 years, and with Water’s Edge for over 5 years. She loves her job, and likes to make each visit pleasant for her patients by being gentle and friendly. Her dental philosophy: “Only floss the teeth you want to keep.”

Cheryl is married with 3 sons and two grandchildren. She likes to go boating, hiking, and cross country skiing.

Dental Assistants

Ginger
Ginger has been a Dental Assistant for 20 years and with Water’s Edge for 8 years. She is passionate about her job, and likes to make patients feel at ease by being helpful and outgoing. Ask her about: what to expect during and after dental procedures.

Ginger is married with 3 children. Outside of work, she enjoys playing basketball, soccer and spending time with her family.

Amanda
Amanda joined our team in April 2015. She loves her job and co-workers and strives to make sure patients are as comfortable as possible during their dental visits. She lives in Cheboygan with her husband and their son. Amanda enjoys playing hockey, reading, and spending time with family.