Gentle Dental at Jefferson Avenue
529 E Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Ray-An S. Buhay, DDS  General Dentist

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Dr. Ray-An S. Buhay focuses on making sure his patients not only understand their treatment needs, but are also comfortable and satisfied with each and every visit.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan and furthered his education with post-baccalaureate programs at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He then returned to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery.

Dr. Buhay stays active in the community, volunteering his time with the Men’s Health Outreach and the Oral Health Advocacy Fair in Detroit, Michigan as well as the OHI (Other Health Instructions) for Kids event in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He is a member of the Michigan Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.

When he’s not helping patients achieve healthy smiles, Dr. Buhay indulges in his favorite hobbies, which include home renovation and design, cheering on the Detroit Tigers and Lions, and learning about new cultures.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
My dental assistant Jakiya is wonderful.
Tony B.
Dr. Zang, Amber, and Tonya did a wonderful job of making sure I was comfortable and understood what was going on. They were upfront with what treatment they recommended, and how much it would cost me […]
Dennis R.
Convenient location, nice staff, and quick service.
Ebony D.
My assistants were amazing. I especially liked Jakiya.
Jayy W.
My family has been coming here for years. The service is always great!
Damita H.
I went to the Jefferson office with an emergency that my current dentist could not squeeze me in to handle. The hours were convenient and I was able to get in the same day. Everyone was very nice and […]
Linda K.
Your hospitality for starters. The way you explain the issue with my mouth and a various steps I needed to solve the issue.
Janet H.
Jakiya was fantastic and very friendly ! Best dental experience ever !
Karl S.
Tanya is the best
Tina B.
Amber was very helpful to me..and Patient..
Tanika R.
Shanekquah is great! She made me feel very relaxed and calm. Very lovely. Dr. Hanan is real cool. How she speak makes me feel she’s part of the family. For my first visit, this has been a great […]
Christopher S.
I had an emergency and they did their job gentle and easy.
Renee A.
My assistant Jakiya was wonderful with a beautiful smile, she made my visit comfortable.
DJ F.
The staff is wonderful and it did not take long at all this is my new dentist never again will I be afraid of the dentist
Ericka S.
Jakiya was the greatest. They were very professional as always. Timely I didn’t have to wait long. The overall experience was pleasant
Tez J.
Jakiya was wonderful, gentle and patient. Job well done.
Nichelle H.
My dentle assistant Jakiya is wonderful and always has a smile on her face. I would like her to be my assistant everytime I come for a visit. I find Jakiya to be very professional an caring […]
C B.
Friendly staff
Kelechi A.
They are really great glad to have them for a dentist. Jakiya was wonderful. And Amber, don, Dr Kay was really insightful on the service I needed. Very friendly cast of employees.​. I Will return
Branden A.
Best dental experience ever
Dante P.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Phone: (313) 879-4769
Fax: (313) 963-6464
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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