Chronic Tooth Grinding

What is Chronic Tooth Grinding? Chronic tooth grinding (medically called “bruxism) occurs during sleep and is associated with other health issues including sleep apnea. Individuals who consistently grind their teeth risk fracturing, losing or wearing their teeth down to stumps. …
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Overcoming Dental Fear

Many people avoid routine dental checkups because they have dental fear. The dental fear may have been initiated when they were children. Perhaps the very first dental visit didn’t go well or maybe they experienced some pain. Maybe they were …
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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All-On-Four Changing Smiles

Missing a tooth is more than just a cosmetic concern. Missing teeth can impact the quality of life and your health. Missing teeth should be replaced for your long term wellness. Chesapeake Center For Complete Dentistry in Chesapeake, VA offers …
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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month sponsored by the American Dental Association. Oral cancer is a major growing health concern in the United States. Frequently a deadly form of cancer early diagnosis is essential for effective treatment. Although oral cancer …
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Is A Full Mouth Reconstruction Right For You?

Are you suffering from multiple dental concerns? A full smile reconstruction may be the right treatment plan to restore your smile. Although it may sound overwhelming, Dr. John Cranham is a highly trained restorative and cosmetic dentist that will help …
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National Dentist Day March 6th

It is National Dentist Day and all of us at Chesapeake Center For Complete Dentistry are excited to celebrate with you! We are proud to offer state of the art dental technology and compassionate and experienced dental care for all …
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Dr. Cranham Visits The Dawson Academy India

Chesapeake, VA dentist Dr. John Cranham has dedicated his career to providing his patients with complete dental care. Clinical Director of Dawson Academy, Dr. Cranham embodies the ethical guidelines and treatment practices taught by the prestigious academy. Dr. Dawson set …
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Toothbrush Maintenance Guide

Could you imagine brushing your teeth with bone and pig hair? Probably not, but the original toothbrush, invented by the Chinese, was made of just that. Today’s toothbrushes are made of synthetic materials and are an effective tool for keeping …
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Rejuvenate Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

It is time to take years off your faded, chipped, or crooked smile. With today’s advancements in dental technology and cosmetic dentistry, reversing the signs of aging in your smile is more attainable than ever before. Our Chesapeake dentist office …
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Smile Getaway

You deserve 5 star dental service. Smile makeovers and dental reconstructions are a commitment of your time and your hard earned money. When you are ready to transform your smile, you should feel 100% confident you will receive not only …
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Brush Well, Live Well

Brushing your teeth is a simple part of your daily ritual. As an adult you have been brushing your teeth for many years, but are you brushing so you achieve optimal oral health benefits? Brushing regularly is the most effective …
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Green Time – Making The Most Of Your Day

Chesapeake dentist Dr. John Cranham is a proud partner and advocate of the Dawson Academy, the international continuing education institution for dental professionals that inspires and educates dentists throughout their careers. The Dawson Academy teaches the philosophy of complete dentistry, …
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Treating TMJ With Advanced Technology

Dr. John Cranham is a highly trained restorative and cosmetic dentist serving the Chesapeake region. Internationally recognized for his expertise and experience in diagnosing and treating occlusal disease, Dr. Cranham has helped many patients struggling with bite problems to achieve …
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We Offer Invisalign

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, many adult patients resist the option due to the hassles and embarrassment associated with traditional metal braces. There are many cosmetic and dental health concerns that can be addressed with orthodontics and Chesapeake dentist …
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We Now Offer Velscope Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer rates continue to rise worldwide, and the Oral Cancer Foundation predicts that over 45,000 new cases will be diagnosed in 2015 in the United States alone. One of the major factors affecting the rate of this type of …
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Snoring could signal a sleep disorder

Snoring is a common sign of a sleep disorder that may also be affecting your overall health. While sleep disorders can affect anyone, patients who are overweight or obese are more likely to suffer with sleep disorders, especially sleep apnea. …
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Treatment for worn teeth will restore your smile

There are many factors that affect the integrity of the natural teeth, sometimes causing them to appear worn or begin to crack and chip: dental problems, diet, lifestyle habits, genetics, accidents. If untreated, worn and/or damaged teeth can become lost …
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Sugarless gum may reduce tooth decay.

Many enjoy the refreshing taste of a piece of mint flavored chewing gum. It keeps you occupied as you go through your day and it keeps your breath feeling fresh. Well, gum chewers, it appears as though there may be …
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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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