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 121 reviews from around the Web.
  • 08/30/2016
         
    Office staff are friendly and efficient. Dr. Hanchett is very knowledgeable and explains treatment plans thoroughly.
  • 08/23/2017
         
    Saw my husband for the first time on an extremely short notice (called Mon, got him in Tues morning). Staff treated us with great respect and took care of......
  • 01/11/2018
         
    I found the staff very helpful and efficient. Dr. Hanchett was professional, patient and answered all of my questions.
  • 04/29/2018
         
    He has been good to me. They get you in right away You never have much if any wait time. He is very careful not to hurt you .
  • 11/15/2018
         
    Dr. Hanchett was able to see me immediately, was very pleasant, and explained things as he went along.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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!!
  • 06/27/2018
         
    They are very kind and my family and I are very very Happy here!
  • 08/27/2017
         
    This view makes getting a filling a little better.
  • 07/11/2018
         
    Gentle, caring and friendly atmosphere and people.
  • 06/05/2017
         
    Dr. Hanchett and is staff are friendly and professional. Our family looks forward to going to the dentist :)
  • 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.
  • 09/09/2016
         
    A great office made possible by great and friendly professionals! I appreciate and use your online services.
  • 11/15/2018
         
    Excellent professional team with the personal touch. Great experience here for this satisfied customer and patient!

Office Information
New Patients

Thank You for Choosing Us

We would like to extend you a warm welcome to our family dental practice. We are committed to doing everything possible to provide you with excellent and advanced dental care, while making your visit to our office a comfortable experience.

What to Bring on Your First Visit

We ask that you bring your completed new patient paperwork (below) and your dental insurance information to your first visit.  If you prefer to complete the new patient paperwork in the office, please arrive 15 minutes early for your appointment.  

You may also want to write down any questions or concerns you have regarding your dental health and bring this list with you.  This will help to ensure all your concerns are addressed.

What to Expect on Your First Visit

Your first visit will include the following: 

  • Review of your complete dental and medical history form
  • Review of  your dental x-rays and/or taking new x-rays as required
  • Dental exam

After a thorough exam, Dr. Hanchett will discuss his findings and all options for treatment (if treatment is needed).  His goal is to help you come to an informed decision regarding care.

Initial Paperwork

Our New Patient Forms are now available online so you can complete them at your leisure – saving you time in our office and giving you the ability to carefully review our policies and procedures. Click on the links below to print, fill out and bring them to the office. Note: New patients must complete ALL forms below.

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Dental Insurance

We accept most private insurance plans and will assist you in determining what portion of your treatment is covered by insurance. Please bring your insurance card or papers on the first visit.

Please understand, however, that you are ultimately responsible for payment of all services. Should your insurance not cover what is predicted, you will be responsible to pay any uncovered portion.


Payment Options

Our knowledgeable staff will work with you to ensure any portion of treatment not covered by insurance is affordable. We accept cash, check, major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) as well as outside payment plans available through Care Credit.