PR Web - From January 23 to 24, 2016, Dr. John Cranham, Clinical Director of The Dawson Academy, will launch the Academy in India with the lecture, “Functional Occlusion From TMJ to Smile Design” which will allow him to share the knowledge that he has gained as a dentist in Chesapeake, VA, who offers services such as dental implant placement and smile design. During this course, Dr. Cranham will instruct attendees on occlusion and its effects on various dental procedures, from implant placement to TMJ treatment.
Dr. Cranham’s lecture will emphasize the management of occlusion, or contact between teeth, as a fundamental aspect of other areas of dental practice. During the course, Dr. Cranham will teach attendees to recognize stable and unstable occlusions, determine where implants or other restorations should be placed and plan effective courses of TMJ treatment. Dr. Cranham will also advise attendees on how to weigh the aesthetic and functional benefits of different treatments in order to find the most fitting option for each case.
During this course, Dr. Cranham will draw on years of experience that he has gained as a dentist in Chesapeake, VA. Dr. Cranham also regularly performs various cosmetic and restorative procedures, including placing veneers, crowns and dental implants. These procedures can replace missing teeth, improve the strength of damaged teeth or enhance the appearance of teeth that have become stained, misaligned or malformed. Dr. Cranham also uses his understanding of occlusion to offer TMJ treatment, which can help alleviate issues such as headaches and tooth grinding by ensuring the teeth and jaw muscles are properly aligned.
Individuals who believe they may need treatment for cosmetic or functional oral health issues, including tooth damage and tooth loss, can learn more about Dr. Cranham’s areas of specialization by visiting his website. Patients who need to see a dentist near Chesapeake, VA, are also welcome to call Dr. Cranham’s office directly to request appointments.