Healthy gums are important for overall dental health! | Dr. John Cranham

Gum disease will affect approximately 75% of American adults at some point in their lives. This can be as simple as minor irritation caused by early gingivitis or a major dental issue in the form of receding gums and gums …
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February is Dental Health Month | Cranham Smiles in Norfolk

February is dental health month. The importance of taking care of your teeth and gums cannot be reiterated enough. Poor dental hygiene can lead to gum disease. Gum disease affects 75 percent of the adult population. It is also the …
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April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

The month of April is known as National Oral Cancer Awareness Month, yet despite being one of the deadliest forms of cancer, public awareness for this cancer is at an all time low. Because the public is not aware of …
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Why You Should Not Put Off Routine Cleanings

One common problem in America is that many people put off going to the dentist, for a wide variety of reasons, until there is a serious problem with their teeth. Many people do not want to go to the dentist …
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Gain Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

A beautiful smile is something we all desire. Not only can a pretty smile be inviting and attractive, it can be an indication of good health. A great smile is something that can truly boost your self-esteem, but if your …
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My Gums Bleed or Are Sore When I Brush Them

When you brush or floss your teeth, it is not normal to see blood or experience pain or tenderness in your gums. Bleeding or sore gums are often the first signs of a mild form of gum disease known as …
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Advantages of the Hard Tissue Laser and the Soft Tissue Laser

It is not uncommon for adults and children alike to fear trips to the dentist. The sound of a dental drill is enough to send many people into a panic. Fortunately, dentistry is an ever-evolving field, and technological advances are …
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Make your Smile Dazzle

Having your teeth whitened can make you look younger and feel more confident every time you smile. A quick consultation with your dentist can help you determine whether or not teeth whitening is the best answer for your discolored or …
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Dental Bridges and How They Work

A dental bridge is used to bridge the gap between missing teeth that have been lost due to injury, surgery or other means. A dental bridge is literally just what its name implies; using whole teeth as an anchor, replacement …
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Why General Dentistry Is Necessary For A Healthy Smile

Oral hygiene plays an important role in your overall health and wellbeing. However, with the help of general dentistry, your dentist will be able to help prevent, diagnose and treat a wide range of dental problems and disorders. These include …
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