Understanding Periodontal Therapy

The gums help support healthy teeth. When the gums are in poor health, patients can experience a wide range of complications that can affect the health and function of the teeth, gums, and surrounding bone structure. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is …
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Are You Suffering From Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can prevent you from enjoying some of your favorite foods and drinks. Patients with tooth sensitivity often have to change their habits to minimize pain or discomfort. Tooth sensitivity is a commonly treated dental concern amongst patients. Visiting …
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Smile Makeover

For patients who have spent their whole lives feeling self-conscious of their smile, cosmetic dentistry can be life-changing. Dr. John Cranham is a highly trained, experienced dentist who is committed to improving patient smiles. Dr. Cranham takes the time to listen …
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What Are My Tooth Replacements Options

Replacing missing teeth is a delicate, carefully planned out process. Finding the right tooth replacement option to restore your smile can help rebuild your confidence and restore function to your smile. Dr. John Cranham is a highly trained, trusted dentist in Chesapeake, VA. …
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Treating Bleeding Gums

Bleeding gums is one of the most common signs of gum disease. Gum disease is a progressive oral health concern that comprises the gum tissue and teeth. Most commonly, gum disease is caused by the bacteria in plaque. Once plaque reaches the gum …
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Are Porcelain Veneers Right For Me?

Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic shells that are permanently bonded to the front and sides of the teeth. Porcelain veneers can be used to address one or more damaged teeth or to complete a full smile makeover. Porcelain veneers can …
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Treating Crooked Teeth Without Braces

Did you know that crooked teeth can lead to other complex dental concerns? Chesapeake dentist Dr. John Cranham offers natural looking, effective solutions for straightening crooked teeth without traditional braces. We understand that traditional braces may not be the right solution for every …
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Is a dental implant right for me?

A dental implant is a prosthetic tooth. Made up of three parts, the dental implant is the most natural and long-term solution available for replacing missing teeth. Many patients qualify for dental implants and benefit from the stability and oral health …
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How Do I Fix A Chipped Tooth?

How do I fix a broken tooth? A broken tooth should be addressed by a trained dentist as soon as possible. You don’t want to sustain further damage to your smile. Dr. John Cranham is a highly trained dentist in …
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Why do I always have a headache when I wake up?

Do you experience frequently reoccurring headaches, especially right after waking?  Chronic morning headaches could be a symptom of a more complex dental health concern. Teeth grinding, TMJ and sleep apnea are all commonly accompanied by morning headaches. Headaches and migraines can interfere with …
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Are Invisible Braces Right For Me?

Our Chesapeake VA dental offices offer personalized, effective solutions to straighten crooked teeth and misaligned teeth including treatment options with or without braces. During your visit, cosmetic dentists Dr. John Cranham and Dr. Fitzgerald will carefully examine your teeth to …
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Is All On Four Right for Me?

Missing teeth can impact all aspects of your life. From the health of your smile to the way you interact with your coworkers and friends, missing teeth can take a toll. With recent advancements in dental technology, dental implants have …
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Get Better Gum Health

Your gum health is a fundamental part of maintaining excellent oral health. When patients don’t take proper care of their teeth, it can lead to poor gum health which may result in the development of gum disease. Gum disease is an infection of …
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When To Visit A Cosmetic Dentist

When should you visit a cosmetic dentist? If you want to improve the health and apperance of your smile you may consider visiting a dentist with additional training in cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry addresses the visual aspects of the smile. …
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Brighten Your Smile With Teeth Whitening

Have you noticed that your teeth are dull or stained? Our Chesapeake, VA dental office offers a wide range of teeth whitening services to improve the appearance of dull and stained teeth. Professional teeth whitening can help improve your confidence and …
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Lower Stress, Stop Teeth Grinding

Stress can manifest in many ways; a common way stress affects oral health is when a patient habitually clenches their jaw or grinds their teeth. Many patients clench or grind their teeth due to high levels of daily stress. Teeth …
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Treatment Solutions For Damaged Teeth

Tooth damage can occur for a variety of reasons; tooth damage can be caused by poor oral hygiene, trauma, genetics, poor diet, or an underlying dental issue. Finding the right solution to address damaged teeth can prevent further complication in the …
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Discover The Dental Implant

Dental Implants Chesapeake, VA Dental implants are designed to mimic the ingenuity of the natural human tooth. Their stable design helps to promote a healthy, comfortable bite and increases bone retention. Understanding the construction of a dental implant can help …
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Enhance Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Are you looking for a long-lasting, durable solution for damaged teeth? Porcelain veneers are thin, ceramic shells used to cover the front part of the teeth. Porcelain veneers can be used to address a range of dental concerns like: Discolored teeth Mishappen …
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Spreading the Joy of Healthy Smiles

As the holiday season approaches you may be thinking about what to gift those special people in your life. What better way to share the joy and spread cheer than a healthy, happy, beautiful smile? Chesapeake, VA dentist Dr. John …
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Do you have crooked teeth? Try Invisalign

Do you have crooked teeth? Chesapeake, VA Dentist, Dr. John Cranham offers a range of solutions for crooked and misaligned teeth. Most dentists recommend finding treatment as soon as possible if you have crooked teeth because crooked teeth are more susceptible to developing complex …
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What are Porcelain Veneers?

Cosmetic blemishes can detract from the appearance of your smile. Patients with cracked, chipped, discolored or misshapen teeth may feel self-conscious of their smiles and hide behind closed lips or their hands when laughing or smiling. Porcelain veneers are a permanent …
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Halitosis

Understanding abnormal signs about your oral health can be a great tool for patients who want to improve their oral health. Bad breath after eating certain foods is common. However, when bad breath persists and isn’t solved by brushing or …
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Choosing Dental Implants FAQ

If you are missing even just one tooth,  your bone structure, chewing ability, and the aesthetics of your smile are compromised. Dental implants are the most natural way to replace missing teeth and help to prevent further deterioration of your …
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The Power of Teeth

Did you know that your teeth can bite with 200lbs of force? That is an incredible amount of natural force behind each of your teeth. But they can only properly function with such power if you maintain your oral health. …
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Eliminate Plaque

Plaque buildup can be detrimental to your oral health, it is important to treat it before it leads to the development of a complex dental issue. Dr. John Cranham leads a team of highly trained dentists in Chesapeake, VA. Our …
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What Is Restorative Dentistry?

Restorative dentistry focuses on the functional and oral health issues associated with common dental concerns such as missing teeth, advanced periodontal disease, and malocclusion. Restorative dentist Dr. John Cranham uses comprehensive and personalized treatment planning to prevent, diagnose and treat …
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Practicing Great Dental Care On Vacation

It’s summer time and your dream vacation is just around the corner. We believe it is important to practice excellent oral health habits no matter where you are. Chesapeake dentist Dr. John C. Cranham is an experienced dental professional dedicated to providing …
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Laser Therapy for Gum Disease

The health of your gums is important for so many reasons. Gum disease is a chronic disease that too often goes undiagnosed until the later stages. Gum disease can trigger a whole range of additional oral health concerns and should …
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A Big Welcome To Our New Dentists

Chesapeake, VA cosmetic and restorative dentist Dr. Cranham is always on the forefront of the latest in dental technology, technique, and innovation. As Dr. Cranham continues to learn and expand his dental knowledge, he also continues to expand his dental …
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