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 302 reviews from around the Web.
  • 08/31/2021
         
    Dr Hanchett and his staff are the best I've ever experienced visiting a dentist office.
  • 06/24/2021
         
    Pleasant atmosphere and caring staff.
  • 09/14/2021
         
    Another incredibly successful visit to the best dentist in Cheboygan, by far!
  • 06/08/2021
         
    Excellent care! Dr. Jim is super!! Friendly staff...Thank You !
  • 04/08/2021
         
    Great and friendly staff!
  • 04/22/2021
         
    James Hanchett entire staff are wonderful The professionalism and friendliness of the whole team is outstanding..
  • 06/11/2021
         
    Great service. Nice people.
  • 03/17/2021
         
    Was on time and very precise.
  • 03/03/2021
         
    I am more than happy with the work that Dr. Hanchett has done on my teeth. Julie
  • 02/26/2021
         
    I’m so happy we found you, I am so impressed at your kindness and caring.
  • 09/14/2021
         
    Dr. Hanchett and his entire staff are very professional. I am very pleased with my implants.
  • 06/03/2021
         
    All staff professional,kind and friendly
  • 09/16/2021
         
    Great staff and a wonderful experience!
  • 03/25/2021
         
    I had a very pleasant experience. Everyone was very friendly and they were very accommodating.
  • 06/23/2021
         
    So much better than what I had from my previous dentist. NEVER a good place for dental work!
  • 02/26/2021
         
    Very meticulous. And friendly.

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.