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 181 reviews from around the Web.
  • 09/22/2020
         
    They were great with my 4 year old and made it a great experience for him.
  • 08/27/2020
         
    Cassie does a great job cleaning my teeth. Dr Hanchett gave me a thorough exam. Staff is always pleasant.
  • 10/11/2020
         
    I am thoroughly pleased with the dental care at Dr. Hanchett's office. The people are warm and friendly, from the office staff to the hygienists to the...
  • 11/22/2019
         
    Friendly and informative is all aspects of my treatment on my first initial consultation.
  • 10/25/2019
         
    My hygienist was new and I found her to be very good and helpful. I highly recommend this office.
  • 11/23/2019
         
    Friendly and informative is all aspects of my treatment on my first initial consultation.
  • 06/21/2019
         
    I can honestly say that in all the years I've been going to Dr. Hanchette practice, I have never experienced pain during any of my procedures.
  • 03/11/2020
         
    Love this dental practice! Everyone is super friendly and extremely helpful. And Dr. Hanchett does an amazing job.
  • 04/23/2019
         
    I absolutely love it! The staff is amazing and helpful! Dr. Hanchett is very caring about his patients.
  • 01/24/2020
         
    your office, in particular Kasi, has Always done a wonderful job
  • 09/30/2020
         
    Always pleasant, professional dentistry with a personal touch.
  • 08/02/2019
         
    Kasi does a great and thorough job
  • 06/08/2020
         
    All the staff very friendly. Dr. Hanchett is top notch.
  • 01/28/2020
         
    I had a great experience. Looking forward to future visits. The staff made me feel at home.
  • 07/31/2019
         
    Great people, great work...
  • 04/03/2019
         
    Robert was there yesterday but does not remember so I assume all went well. Thank you. Mary bonner
  • 08/08/2019
         
    Dr Hanchett's staff scheduled me quickly and discovered my dental problem fast. I will be going back soon to take care of it.
  • 08/20/2020
         
    He is a great dr. And does great work. Makes u feel comfortable while ur there and all the office ladies are polite and professional.
  • 07/31/2019
         
    Every step is done easy for me and timely.
  • 03/11/2020
         
    Love this dental practice! Everyone is super friendly and extremely helpful. And Dr. Hanchett does an amazing job.

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.