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.
  • 05/05/2016
         
    Ben had a great time at the dentist!
  • 07/11/2018
         
    Gentle, caring and friendly atmosphere and people.
  • 08/11/2016
         
    Staff are always friendly but efficient staying on task while communicating with patient. Best, Wayne Rocheleau
  • 08/30/2016
         
    Office staff are friendly and efficient. Dr. Hanchett is very knowledgeable and explains treatment plans thoroughly.
  • 10/15/2017
         
    The Dentist and his entire office staff are very friendly and accommodating They make sure the patient understands the work being prescribed, and the options...
  • 03/15/2017
         
    Great staff, always friendly. Dr. Hanchett has always shown sincere compassion at every visit from a cleaning to filling to a crown.
  • 03/30/2017
         
    Always a friendly and professional experience! The entire team makes you feel welcome!
  • 02/03/2017
         
    U r the best. Thank you for getting me right in. I really appreciated it
  • 01/11/2018
         
    I found the staff very helpful and efficient. Dr. Hanchett was professional, patient and answered all of my questions.
  • 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.
  • 03/30/2016
         
    Tammie Ketveris was our dog groomer. She used to work at your 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...
  • 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...
  • 03/03/2017
         
    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...
  • 09/09/2016
         
    A great office made possible by great and friendly professionals! I appreciate and use your online services.
  • 02/05/2017
         
    Wonderful dentist. Everyone in this office is wonderful.
  • 12/23/2017
         
    Very friendly office staff and dentist. Highly recommend.

Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry
TMJ Treatment

The temporal mandibular (TMJ) joints are located near the ear, at the top of the lower jaw. These joints allow movement of your jaw.

TMJ disorders are caused by injury, arthritis or habits such as grinding the teeth at night. These disorders may produce some of the following symptoms:
  • Earaches
  • Headaches
  • Clicking or grating noises with jaw movement
  • Pain opening or closing the mouth
  • Limited movement of the jaw

Not all discomfort of the jaw is the result of a TMJ disorder. In many cases, stress causes the muscles in the jaw to tense, resulting in symptoms similar to those characteristic of a TMJ disorder. Special imaging techniques may be needed to properly diagnose jaw problems and correct them accordingly.

Treatment

The necessary course of treatment is dependent on the specific diagnosis and severity of the damage to the joint. Oftentimes, a night guard is effective to prevent damage caused by clenching and grating of the teeth.

Night guards are fashioned to fit your bite by taking an impression of your teeth. This impression is then sent to a lab where your night guard will be constructed.