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 148 reviews from around the Web.
  • 11/23/2019
         
    Friendly and informative is all aspects of my treatment on my first initial consultation.
  • 06/21/2019
         
    They are very patient oriented and will accommodate an individuals schedule .
  • 06/12/2019
         
    Efficient, expert, and friendly service.
  • 09/19/2018
         
    Treated so nice! Lost a crown & they took me the minute I came in 😁
  • 10/25/2019
         
    My hygienist was new and I found her to be very good and helpful. I highly recommend this office.
  • 07/11/2018
         
    Gentle, caring and friendly atmosphere and people.
  • 07/16/2019
         
    Great place to get your dental needs addressed! Wonderful smiling people to get you behind the desk and amazing dental staff!
  • 04/03/2019
         
    Robert was there yesterday but does not remember so I assume all went well. Thank you. Mary bonner
  • 09/18/2018
         
    I was very impressed with the way Dr. Hanchett explained everything to me about the condition of my teeth and about the procedure I will be having.
  • 01/24/2020
         
    your office, in particular Kasi, has Always done a wonderful job
  • 11/10/2018
         
    The staff is very friendly and helpful! Dr. Hanchett is great and very friendly; he’s is great addition to our community.
  • 11/15/2018
         
    Dr. Hanchett was able to see me immediately, was very pleasant, and explained things as he went along.
  • 10/23/2018
         
    Always a great experience at Dr. Hanchett’s office.....painless, patient, and understanding.
  • 03/13/2019
         
    My dental appointment yesterday was excellent. The entire staff is very friendly and professional. The office is very nice also, the Riverview is beautiful.
  • 07/11/2018
         
    Great dentist, great staff!! They care, and make you feel welcome the minute you walk in. I had oral surgery done, everything was explained very clear and all went well.
  • 11/22/2019
         
    Friendly and informative is all aspects of my treatment on my first initial consultation.
  • 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.

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.