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Your Quality Dentist in Petoskey

At Dentistry By The Bay, we take great pride in serving all ages in our Petoskey community. Dr. Johanna Driscoll and Dr. Mark Mercer offer comprehensive general and cosmetic dentistry focused on enhancing and maintaining the beauty of your smile. Providing compassionate, individualized care that optimizes your dental health is our sincere commitment to you.

We use cutting-edge technology and a gentle approach to deliver our treatments in an efficient way that respects your needs and your time. In addition to our excellent modern dental care, we also provide boutique aesthetic services, such as BOTOX® and fillers, carefully crafted to accentuate appearance. Contact us to schedule your appointment today!


Our Comprehensive Health And Aesthetic Services

Dr. Driscoll and Dr. Mercer's skilled team emphasizes providing a comfortable experience centered on listening to your needs and goals. We present you with unique, relaxing amenities like blankets, warm towels and neck wraps, and a relaxation room with massage chairs. A comfort service dog often visits our practice to aid in your relaxation, as well. For patients still experiencing anxiety, nitrous oxide sedation is available upon request. Our list of services includes but is not limited to:

Personalized Modern Technology

Dentist in PetoskeyInnovative technology aids us in providing the convenient and effective care you deserve. Our approach utilizes digital x-rays and intraoral cameras, which help diagnose and detect issues while minimizing discomfort for you. Advanced technology like our DIAGNOdent™ pen uses non-invasive laser fluorescence to provide cavity detection with more certainty than traditional methods. We always couple these powerful technologies with our dedication to your comfort, using them as tools to assist in achieving your smile goals.

Boutique Aesthetic Services

For those patients interested in further accentuating their new smile, we offer advanced aesthetic services. To frame your smile and enhance its natural beauty, our PDO thread treatment provides a safe alternative to traditional facelifts, producing lasting results with minimal downtime. We provide IPL photofacial procedures to remove brown spot imperfections on your face, drawing attention back to your gorgeous smile. Additionally, BOTOX®, dermal filler, hair removal, and skin rejuvenation services are available to perfect your look further. Our team cares about more than just your smile and does everything we can to help you achieve the look you desire.

Excellent Dentistry in Petoskey

At Dentistry By The Bay, you'll experience comfortable, comprehensive services that put you and your smile goals first. Employing state-of-the-art technology, our compassionate team provides personalized care, taking the time to explain procedures and answer any questions you might have. When we've achieved your dental healthcare goals, our experienced practitioners are well-positioned to go beyond traditional dental practices in order to supplement your radiant smile.

Dentistry by the Bay is located across the street from Petoskey State Park, on Little Traverse Wheelway, close to U.S. 31 N. Contact us today to find out how we can improve the health and beauty of your smile!


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Dr. Driscoll has such a great team- they turned an anxiety provoking experience into a calming and peaceful environment. I wouldn’t recommend anyone else- thanks to this team for all the care and compassion that they showed today. I appreciate all of you!!


I can not say enough about this place, wonderful staff and wonderful experience! From the friendly greetings walking into the office, the heated neck pillow I chose from their extra offerings list to the in-depth knowledge of the hygienist, they are truly top notch! I highly recommend Dentistry by the Bay, you will not be disappointed!


Excellent care! Haley was a very proficient hygienist. Very professional medical care.


Dr. Mercer is a skilled dentist who is personable and efficient. The entire staff at Dentistry by the Bay are friendly and professional.


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