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
This dental office is awesome.. I would recommend them to all of my family and friends.
Deressa B.
Jakiya was wonderful, gentle and patient. Job well done.
Nichelle H.
The entire staff and the doctors were amazing
Breanna 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.
Best dental experience ever
Dante P.
My dental assistant Jakiya was very thorough and my Dr Z was wonderful.
Vickie K.
The staff is always friendly and helpful
Damita H.
The staff is friendly and professional. Tonya had provided dental cleanings for me for years. She’s awesome.
Patricia M.
Jakiya is a wonderful assistant with a great personality.
Robert S.
My assistant Jakiya was wonderful with a beautiful smile, she made my visit comfortable.
DJ F.
I love Gentle Dental because they are professional I feel good every time I leave here and when I come here so to everyone out there come to Gentle Dental on Jefferson and get taken care of the right […]
Larry T.
Gentle Dentle is a great facility to receive care for ones mouth and dentle needs! I love Gentle Dentle and Staff!
Mary W.
My assistants were amazing. I especially liked Jakiya.
Jayy W.
Your staff is polite and courteous and your hygienist is kind patient and thorough.
Marcus S.
Amber was very helpful to me..and Patient..
Tanika R.
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 can’t […]
C B.
My dental assistant Jakiya was very comforting and my hygienist Tracy was great as well.
Keegrams D.
We did not sit in the waiting room no more than 10-15 mins before being called back. The staff was very kind to my son during his first dental visit. I explained to her how afraid he was with Dr […]
Tyree S.
The dental assistant, Hygienist, and Dentist were are very gentle and kind in their work, and explained everything thoroughly to my 7-year-old daughter before and during the procedure. I felt very […]
Attiyah R.
Friendly staff
Kelechi A.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
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 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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