Straits Area Dental Christopher LaTocha D.D.S. Linda LaTocha R.D.H. 231.548.7400 Appointment Request

Office Information

7700 North US 31 Highway, Alanson MI, 49706

Phone: 231.548.7400  -  Fax: 231-548-7401



Hours: Monday - Wednesday:  9:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m.

Thursday - Sunday:  CLOSED


Welcome to Straits Area Dental!

Straits Area Dental is a full-service dental clinic offering compassionate, friendly care for the whole family. We serve the Petoskey-Cheboygan-Mackinaw area with a convenient office location in Alanson. At Straits Area Dental you won't encounter crowded waiting rooms.

Dr. LaTocha knows that visiting the dentist can be uncomfortable or even scary, which is why he and his staff strive to make you feel welcome and comfortable. Our professional,  friendly atmosphere will put you at ease so that you can have the best experience possible.


The best technology and care for our patients.

We pride ourselves in offering the very latest in dental technology, including dental implants, color-match crowns, advanced oral-cancer screening using an exciting new device called a VELscope®, and Perio Protect®, which is latest innovation for noninvasive treatment of gum disease.

Straits Area Dental partners

with Care Credit ®

to offer zero and low interest

financing plans.

New Patients Are Welcome!

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Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt  and then having him catch his hand in the drill. ~Johnny Carson Implants Crowns Dentures Bridges Fillings Orthodontics

Straits Area Dental Gives Back!

We’re not just another dentist office that moves patients through as quickly as possible, we care about our community and the people in it.  That is why we here at Straits Area Dental give back to those in need.  Our office gives donations to the Wounded Warriors Project, Christian Children's Fund, St. Jude’s Children's Hospital Pellston Fireman’s Ball, Alanson Sports Complex, The Salvation Army and the local food pantries.