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
Great Job from the whole team and a very great job from Jakiya. Thank you.!
William M.
Best dental experience ever
Dante P.
I was very anxious going in my cap had broke off and I needed it fixed asap,they were very comforting and understanding with my concerns and helped and are still helping through my DENTAL […]
Ingrid W.
It was one of the best services Jakiya provided
Dashawn R.
Was a very nice office very quick and i was very satisfied with my service.
Johnisha H.
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.
I had an emergency and they did their job gentle and easy.
Renee A.
My assistant Jakiya was wonderful and amber as well. My overall service was great.
Walter P.
Great place friendly people
Dante P.
I love this place!
L. R.
All were nice
Cidnee S.
My family has been coming here for years. The service is always great!
Damita H.
Amber, Tonya, and Dr. Zheng, were the best. Very informative and me feel so that I was included in the care they were providing.
Deagrea C.
My dentle assistant JaKiya was amazing. She was bubbly, professional with a positive attitude and a beautiful smile. I would love more assistants like her anywhere I go. She was very helpful with my […]
Darius M.
The entire staff and the doctors were amazing
Breanna B.
Dr. Hanan Is Thorough & Awesome No Complaints
Sherman W.
Gentle dental employees are very professional warm ,the best experience i have ever had at a dental office. Keep up the good work gentle dental!!
Marianne E.
The staff very courteous and respectful
Muhammad A.
Shanekquah was Excellent in Dealing with me as a Patient with MAJOR concerns(Fear of doctors.) Dr. Hanan was great and swift in her services. Tiffany was very professional in explaining ALL Paperwork […]
Zeek M.
Great customer service
Keshaun H.
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
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
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