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 177 reviews from around the Web.
  • 06/26/2020
         
    Very pleasant experience from beginning to end.
  • 09/22/2020
         
    They were great with my 4 year old and made it a great experience for him.
  • 06/08/2020
         
    All the staff very friendly. Dr. Hanchett is top notch.
  • 07/27/2019
         
    Great people, great work...
  • 02/01/2019
         
    Dr. Hanchett's office is always a pleasure to visit. His front desk gals are always welcoming.
  • 02/01/2019
         
    Dr. Hanchett's office is always a pleasure to visit. His front desk gals are always welcoming.
  • 08/02/2019
         
    Kasi does a great and thorough job
  • 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.
  • 08/02/2019
         
    Kasi does a great and thorough job
  • 08/01/2020
         
    Dr Hanchett and company came highly recommended from family and friends.
  • 02/09/2019
         
    Thanks for getting me in so quick!!
  • 04/01/2019
         
    They are beyond amazing with my 3 year old. So interactive and patient. I can’t say enough amazing things about them
  • 06/08/2020
         
    Excellent care always. This is a fantastic dental practice.
  • 07/31/2019
         
    Every step is done easy for me and timely.
  • 08/27/2020
         
    Cassie does a great job cleaning my teeth. Dr Hanchett gave me a thorough exam. Staff is always pleasant.
  • 12/14/2019
         
    Thorough cleaning and examination done professionally and with upbeat staff.
  • 08/20/2020
         
    My hygienist Kasi was thorough and efficient. I highly recommend them.
  • 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.
  • 07/06/2019
         
    From entry to exit the staff provide exceptional service. I am greeted in the door with a smile and addressed by name. An A+ operation!

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.