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 181 reviews from around the Web.
  • 12/13/2019
         
    Thorough cleaning and examination done professionally and with upbeat staff.
  • 06/12/2019
         
    Efficient, expert, and friendly service.
  • 03/11/2020
         
    Love this dental practice! Everyone is super friendly and extremely helpful. And Dr. Hanchett does an amazing job.
  • 01/24/2020
         
    your office, in particular Kasi, has Always done a wonderful job
  • 11/12/2019
         
    Kasi does a great job too!
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 04/18/2019
         
    Great service! The staff is friendly and helpful! Dr. Hanchett is very nice and does fantastic job! I trust him with my family!
  • 07/31/2019
         
    Every step is done easy for me and timely.
  • 09/30/2020
         
    As usual, my experience was perfect! All employees were kind and considerate. The office was very clean. Absolutely no complaints.
  • 07/16/2019
         
    Great place to get your dental needs addressed! Wonderful smiling people to get you behind the desk and amazing dental staff!
  • 11/22/2019
         
    Friendly and informative is all aspects of my treatment on my first initial consultation.
  • 08/20/2020
         
    My hygienist Kasi was thorough and efficient. I highly recommend them.
  • 09/30/2020
         
    Always pleasant, professional dentistry with a personal touch.
  • 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.
  • 07/26/2019
         
    Great people, great work...
  • 06/21/2019
         
    They are very patient oriented and will accommodate an individuals schedule .
  • 01/28/2020
         
    I had a great experience. Looking forward to future visits. The staff made me feel at home.
  • 06/21/2019
         
    They are very patient oriented and will accommodate an individuals schedule .
  • 08/18/2020
         
    I'm so glad she recommended Dr Hanchett. Everything about this organization is WONDERFUL! I will always look forward to my visits.

Preventive Dentistry
Your Oral Health

Your oral health and the quality of your smile have a large impact on your well being. A bright, welcoming smile can greatly increase your self-confidence, and make a positive impression on others.

The health of your teeth and gums also affects other aspects of your physical health. Researchers continually link good oral health to a lower risk of heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening conditions.

The most important part of maintaining your oral health is conscientious personal oral hygiene and regular maintenance visits with Dr. Hanchett and his team.

Brushing and Flossing

Brushing and flossing removes food particles and helps prevent the buildup of bacteria on and around your teeth. This bacteria will otherwise accumulate, and harden into a thick plaque, eventually causing tooth decay and bone loss below the gum.

Some tips for maintaining your oral health are:

  • Brush twice daily with fluoridated toothpaste, ideally after each meal.
  • Floss at least once a day.
  • Limit snacking in between meals and minimize the amount of processed sugars you consume.

Regular Office Visits

Regular visits allow Dr. Hanchett to diagnose any problems early, monitor any areas of decay, and remove plaque that has built up over time. He will also assess the health of the gums and other tissues in your mouth.

Each person has individual needs or concerns. Your dental cleanings are also an opportunity for you to discuss these with Dr. Hanchett.

Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer is just as deadly as other forms of cancer, but if discovered early enough, nearly 90% of all cases are curable. That is why at every dental visit, we will exam your mouth for signs of cancer.

Because cancer can take the form of many non-alarming tissue changes in the oral region, it is important that you see us if you have any sore or discolored area of your mouth that does not heal within 14 days.