A word from Dr. John C. Cranham and his staff:

We are committed to providing you with the highest level of patient care available. We accomplish this through our knowledge and capabilities, which are both exceptional. Our entire team sincerely enjoys taking care of our patients and helping them achieve and maintain the smile they have always dreamed of having.

We look forward to meeting you and spoiling you with our exceptional treatment. You deserve it!


Sarah Alexander –Specialty Coordinator

Chesapeake VA Dentist Office Administrator Sarah AlexanderSarah graduated from Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Va. In 1998, she received her certificate in dental assisting from Old Dominion University. Sarah assisted chair side for many years but found true fulfillment working in the administrative aspect of the dental field. She became part of our team in 2008. Her clinical background enhances her ability to care for our patient’s needs and all facets of clinical and financial management. Aside from dentistry, she enjoys the beach and spending time with her family and friends. Sarah resides in Chesapeake with her husband and three daughters.


Kelly N. Brown – Registered Dental Hygienist

Chesapeake VA Dental Hygienist Kelly BrownKelly graduated from Lakeland High School in Suffolk, VA.  While in high school, she began working as a dental assistant.  She obtained her associates degree in science from Tidewater Community College, then graduated from Old Dominion University with a bachelor of science in Dental Hygiene.  Before joining our team in 2004, Kelly worked as an oral surgical assistant in the Western Branch area of Chesapeake and as a hygienist in a private practice in Virginia Beach.  Her post graduate training includes the Coaching Program’s Breakthrough Seminar, the Dale Carnegie Program, The Dawson Academy’s Seminar II and the Hygienist’s Role in Supporting Complete Dentistry.  Recently, Kelly was certified for the use of dental hygiene lasers.  Her true passion is helping patients obtain a healthy smile.  Kelly resides in Chesapeake.  Aside from dentistry, she loves being a mommy to her son Weston,  and to Diggy, her long haired miniature dachshund.


Kristen Cox – Certified Dental Assistant / Dental Technician

Chesapeake VA Dental Assistant Kristen CoxKristen graduated from Ocean Lakes High school in Virginia Beach, VA in 2001. She began her dental assisting career in 2006 working in a general dentistry practice she then furthered her career by moving to a specialty practice. In 2007 she joined an Endodontic practice in Virginia Beach. In 2011, she joined our practice as a chair side assistant. Since being with us, she has attended many seminars/courses to further her dental knowledge. Kristen lives in Virginia Beach with her family and miniature Pinscher, Chico. Aside from dentistry; Kristen enjoys the beach, spending time with family and friends, and working out at the gym.


Krisie Markham – Business Administrator

Krisie graduated Hickory High School in Chesapeake, VA. In 2010, she received her certificate in dental assisting from Dental Career Foundations. She has been in the dental field for over 8 years and joined our team in February 2016. Her extensive background working with treatment planning and all financial aspects have been a great benefit to our practice. Aside from dentistry, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Krisie resides in Chesapeake with her son, Easton.


Brandi Noffsinger – Dental Assistant

Brandi Noffsinger – Dental AssistantBrandi graduated from Churchland High School in Portsmouth. She joined the practice in 1994. After eight years, she left the practice to be a stay at home Mom to her two sons. Now; 13 years later she has rejoined the practice and is one of Dr. Cranham’s assistants. She loves feeling at home again with the office and enjoys the interaction with each of her patients. On her spare time at home, Brandi enjoys spending time with her family and curling up with a good book.


Presley Peele -Registered Dental Hygienist

Presley graduated from Old Dominion University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Presley has gained experience in working with a diverse population of patients through her active involvement in our community. Presley has volunteered at many health care out-reach programs where she has provided dental hygiene services and oral health education to individuals throughout our community. Through these experiences, she has embodied compassion and excellent communication skills. Since graduation, Presley, has gone through certain training and maintained knowledge in some of the most advanced technology in the dental field. She has taken an extensive course and is certified in dental lasers which allows her to provide the best patient care possible regarding specific treatments. She is devoted and enthusiastic about oral health and the preventative services she is able to contribute to our patient’s at our office.

Presley currently resides in Norfolk and enjoys spending time with her fur-baby, Hamilton. Hamilton is Lab and Walker-hound mix.

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