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 317 reviews from around the Web.
  • 06/03/2021
         
    All staff professional,kind and friendly
  • 12/23/2021
         
    Excellent doctor and staff.
  • 12/31/2021
         
    Particularly glad to not sit and wait.
  • 05/13/2021
         
    Most happy with the friendly and professional care we were given. Happy to have established a dental care relationship with this practice.
  • 10/20/2021
         
    Absolutely fantastic!I had a sudden emergency and did not have a dentist.
  • 01/11/2022
         
    Really nice and very professional had 5 teeth removed and didn't feel any pain very nice place to have dental work done thanks guys
  • 07/23/2021
         
    So much better than what I had from my previous dentist.
  • 07/24/2021
         
    As always with dentists, I hated and dreaded going, but glad I went after.
  • 05/21/2021
         
    He is the Best.
  • 05/19/2021
         
    The people that work in the office make going to the dentist a painless experience. They are relaxed and have a sense of humor when needed.
  • 12/10/2021
         
    Never thought I would find a dentist that would show me such kindness. Everyone at this office is super! Would recommend to everyone.
  • 12/19/2021
         
    Dr Hanchett is very pleasant and professional. Office staff also very accommodating and professional ☺
  • 04/08/2022
         
    The staff is top notch! And the Doc is not so bad himself. Believe it or not I enjoy going to the dentist. Bill
  • 07/01/2021
         
    polite, friendly, new my name.
  • 05/11/2022
         
    They were very busy and I had a bit of a wait time but very satisfied, as when with me, Dr Hanchett took all the time I needed. Very Happy.

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.