Meet Dr. John C. Cranham, Family Dentist in Chesapeake

From the moment you walk into the dental office of Dr. John C. Cranham, you are greeted with a state of the art facility with the most modern technology available to dentists in Chesapeake. You will be met with the …
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Dental Implants

Though most patients love the results of their dental implants, it’s a long procedure and can be costly. The patient should check to see if their health insurance covers it, as it may be considered an elective procedure. They should …
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Getting a Dazzling Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Nothing makes a person feel more confident than a bright and beautiful smile that they can show to the world. There are a wide variety of options that a dentist experienced in cosmetic dentistry can offer to their patients. Teeth …
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Dental Implants are Beneficial and Make Your Smile Beautiful

There are few things more depressing than not being able to chew properly because of a missing tooth. Even more saddening is the odd looks that you might get when you have large gaps in your smile. Fortunately, there is …
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Restorative Dentistry Can Transform Your Mouth To the Beautiful Smile of Your Dreams

A healthy and beautiful smile can increase your confidence as well as enhance the overall function and health of your mouth. If you were not one of the few fortunate people to be born with a gorgeous smile, here is …
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Close the Gap in Your Teeth

It is not uncommon for an event in life to leave you with a large gap between your teeth. Sometimes the gap is the result of a tooth that was knocked out in an accident. Others may be embarrassed by …
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Replace Those Old, Metal Fillings

If you’ve had fillings put in in the past, you may have gotten the silver amalgam fillings of days gone by. However, there are more comfortable and attractive options on the market today. Luckily, Cranham Smiles can help. Today, composite …
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The Benefits Of Brightening Your Smile

You may have come across somebody on the street with exceptionally white teeth; perhaps a friend or member of your family recently had a whitening procedure done and told you about it, piquing your interest. If you are thinking about …
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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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Improve Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

A lot of people are not happy with their looks, and one aspect is the appearance of their smile. Teeth tend to stain and turn yellow as time goes on, and worse stains can be caused by smoking, drinking a …
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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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Porcelain Veneers

I always joke that I owe my social life to my orthodontist. My permanent teeth came in all wrong. I had a ginat gap right between my front two teeth. I was a typical, awkward, goofy kid with crazy teeth …
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Effective Teeth Whitening Procedures

A bright, white smile is a universally appealing way to boost one’s self-confidence. Men and women will benefit from the whitening treatments provided by Dr. Cranham. Treatments are available to fit the needs, budget and time frame for everyone, using …
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TMJ Therapy

People often suffer great pain when their teeth do not align correctly or if there is something wrong with the two joints in front of their ears that connect the lower jaw to the skull, known as TMJ joints. This …
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Digital X-rays Offer Patients Signifcant Reduction In Radiation Exposure In Patients

Dental technology continues to improve, providing safer and more efficient methods for diagnosing and treating patients. Digital radiography is one such example that offers patients a much safer way of having dental x-rays taken, without the high exposure of radiation …
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Dental Bridges Help Create Beautiful Smiles

People who have one or more missing teeth can experience a lack of sel-esteem, reluctance to smile, difficulty chewing food and not being understood properly when they speak. This doesn’t have to be the case, since missing teeth can easily …
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What You Need to Know About Advanced Restoration Dentistry

Advanced restoration dentistry is the diagnosis and treatment of problems of the teeth that can include anything from an unattractive smile to broken teeth. It is also used to correct problems such as pain in the teeth or jaw. Advanced …
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Dental Implants

Dental implants are excellent replacements for lost teeth. They look and feel like a person’s own teeth, are as strong or stronger than natural teeth and are not subject to the limitations of other forms of teeth replacement such as …
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Bridge Work

The teeth serve a variety of crucial functions: they are an important part of eating, digestion, and speaking. They also help in supporting facial structure. Missing teeth can ruin your smile and are known to contribute to poor oral health. …
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Pain Releif with TMJ Therapy

Several different therapies are available to treat pain associated with TMJ disorder. For determining the proper therapy, a dentist who is well experienced in TMJ problems should evaluate the jaw-to-bite relationship and provide the correct therapy. Because TMJ treatment is …
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Dental Bridges | Norfolk, Va

Losing teeth is one of the most traumatic medical instances for a dental patient. Avoiding tooth loss is one of the single biggest aims in all of dentistry, making the loss of teeth an incredibly discouraging event. Thankfully the replacement …
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Cosmetic Dentistry | Norfolk, Virginia

Cosmetic dentistry procedures have made great strides since their inception, causing more people to visit dentists of this specialty. There are several types of cosmetic dentistry commonly used today to enhance smiles and make patients feel more confident. The most …
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Dr. Cranham Cares for Complex Needs of Baby Boomers

According to a report by AARP, in 2011, 2.5 million people will turn 65.  That averages about 7,000 people per day between January 1 and December 31, 2011.  Dr. Cranham notes that this population is underserved when it comes to …
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Porcelain Veneers

In today’s world, appearances can make a tremendous difference in how one is viewed by his or her peers. Whether in a social or business setting, a person only has one chance to make a first impression. Being at one’s …
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Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening

If your teeth are discolored or stained and you want to find a good way to brighten your smile that is reasonably priced, you are a likely candidate for professional teeth whitening. This procedure can remove the discoloration and embarrassing …
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New Technology for Evaluating and Treating TMJ and Bite Alignment Disorders

Treatment options for temporomandibular joint, TMJ, disorders and bite correction can range from conservative to detailed treatment programs depending on the severity of the condition. It is crucial to seek evaluation for TMJ as soon as the condition is suspected. …
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The Beauty of Dental Crowns

Modern cosmetic dentistry procedures have provided ways to improve and restore patient smiles. Many people suffer from cracked, broken, missing, or crooked teeth in their daily life. Some people do not seek dental treatments because they have a genuine fear …
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Teeth Whitening | Cosmetic Dentistry Norfolk

Professional teeth whitening can give you a dazzling smile. The costs are minimal compared to porcelain restorations. While many over-the-counter remedies are available, people with stained teeth will get their best results from a visit to a cosmetic dentist. These …
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Making Chicago Smile

  • I have more confidence...I'm happier and I smile more because I know I have beautiful teeth.

  • "Don't Wait!" Ron took comfort in being informed about his treatment and surrounded by an experienced staff.

  • My grandson ran up to me and said 'Pop Pop, you have the whitest teeth! Wow!' - It's all about the dentist.

  • Dr. Cranham is nice, professional and he has the best staff in town. I'm very pleased with the results.

  • My quality of life is better...I'm not tired, I'm not in pain and I can just be happier. It's life changing.

  • If it's something that is going to make you feel better, more confident - it's worth it. It's really worth it.

  • It was miraculous - instant smile. I project an image in my business and it helps to be able to smile.

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