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 100 reviews from around the Web.
  • 03/10/2016
    Front desk staff member was excellent in her performance of her job and her friendly behavior. I was also impressed by the Dental Hygienist, she explained...
  • 03/31/2016
    Visiting dental hygienist Brandy was excellent!
  • 06/05/2017
    Dr. Hanchett and is staff are friendly and professional. Our family looks forward to going to the dentist :)
  • 11/13/2017
    Great staff; great dentist. Professional, considerate and ubër friendly dentist and staff. Two thumbs up.
  • 12/23/2017
    Very friendly office staff and dentist. Highly recommend.
  • 03/03/2017
    It's all good.. I have always had dentist the graduated from UofD.. from my very first.. Dr Bell & Dr Bass.. in Hamtramck. . To now.. all have been...
  • 07/28/2017
    Great dentist! Calm and patient! I was a first time patient and very nervous. He put me at ease and I'm going back!!
  • 08/30/2016
    Office staff are friendly and efficient. Dr. Hanchett is very knowledgeable and explains treatment plans thoroughly.
  • 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...
  • 03/30/2016
    Cheryl was awesome, best hygienist I've had in quite some Time.
  • 03/18/2016
    It was great your staff is great and helpful
  • 04/06/2017
    I give Dr. Hanchett a 5 star rating. Very caring and professional and frindly.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 06/04/2017
    Dr. Hanchett and his staff are the best! They care and are on top of things. I rate them a 5 star dental office.
  • 08/23/2017
    Thank you for taking care of my husband's needs and making him so comfortable while being there! Will definitely recommend this dentist to others in the...
  • 08/11/2016
    Staff are always friendly but efficient staying on task while communicating with patient. Best, Wayne Rocheleau
  • 05/05/2016
    Ben had a great time at the dentist!

Office Information
Patient Concerns

Patient Education

We find that patients are more comfortable when they know what to expect at every step of a proposed treatment. Dr. Hanchett takes the time to address your individual dental concerns and questions.

Our goal is that you are completely informed concerning your condition and any treatment that will be performed.

Patient Safety

We adhere to the highest professional standards of cleanliness, sterilization, and radiation control, going well beyond standard safety requirements. Our staff regularly attend safety seminars and continuing Education classes to stay up to date on the latest and most advanced techniques.


We know that preventing the spread of infectious disease is critical and have spared no expense in meeting and exceeding all of the guidelines set by OSHA, the ADA, the CDC and the State of Michigan.


Patients with certain medical conditions (e.g. valvular heart conditions, artificial joints) may need to pre-medicate with antibiotics before certain treatments. We do this with your safety in mind. Please inform us if you have a condition that might require pre-medication.