New Patients

Map and Directions to Manistee Office

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Your first visit to Water's Edge Dentistry involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our office. For practice hours, insurance and payment policies and more, please visit our office page. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures.

Mission Statement
Our office exists for the following purposes: to serve our patients in a kind, courtesy and professional manner. To let our patients know they are valued, and to develop long term relationships with our patients. To offer state-of-the-art care in a beautiful setting with minimum discomfort. To promote regular preventive care in our office, and at home so our patients can enjoy a lifetime of good health.


What To Expect

At the time of your first appointment, we will listen closely to your concerns and conduct a thorough, comprehensive examination. We will take the time to give you the personal attention you deserve. Before any treatment begins, we will advise you of your options so you can make an informed choice regarding the best course of treatment for your specific needs. We respect our patients, and our goal is to provide the highest care in an atmosphere of mutual trust.

If you are coming for a teeth cleaning, it may be performed during your first visit or might be scheduled for a follow-up visit depending on the condition of your teeth and gums. Your first appointment will take between 1 - 1 1/2 hours. Patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent.

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit! At your first appointment, please bring in your dental insurance information as well as a medication list.


Driving Directions

Just west of River Street Shopping District, four blocks from Lake Michigan