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
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.
Amber was very helpful to me..and Patient..
Tanika R.
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.
The customer service was great.
Emma M.
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.
Great service every time I come I’m always happy and satisfied
Crystal J.
My Dental assistant was Shanequah and she was really nice and answered all my questions while talking my X-ray pictures. Dr. Hanna was also very kind and answered my questions because I had a million […]
Hakimah G.
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.
Tanya is the best
Tina B.
Great Job from the whole team and a very great job from Jakiya. Thank you.!
William M.
Wonderful dentist, staff and receiptionist.
Lawrence B.
The staff very courteous and respectful
Muhammad A.
The staff is friendly and professional. Tonya had provided dental cleanings for me for years. She’s awesome.
Patricia M.
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.
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.
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.
The staff was friendly, polite, well educated and well spoken. I was able to call and get a new patient appointment asap
Taliferro B.
This dental office is awesome.. I would recommend them to all of my family and friends.
Deressa B.
My DA Makita was wonderful.
Don E.
Convenient location, nice staff, and quick service.
Ebony D.
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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