John C. Cranham, D.D.S. is the clinical director of The Dawson Academy, where he teaches many of the lectures and hands-on courses. Dr. Cranham also works full-time as a dentist within an esthetic-oriented practice in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Dr. Cranham is an internationally recognized speaker with 25 years of experience teaching courses and presenting continuing education sessions to dental professionals. He’s been the Clinical Director of The Dawson Academy for 10 years and a Faculty Member of The Academy for 14 years. An honors graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in 1988, Dr. Cranham maintains a strong relationship with his alma mater, as an Associate Clinical Professor, teaching in the AEGD program. He leads many seminars at The Dawson Academy and has been a keynote speaker for many conferences, including Chicago Dental Society’s Midwinter Meeting and the The Hinman Dental Society meeting.
Dr. Cranham has published numerous articles on restorative dentistry and is currently working on “The Complete Dentist,” a book he is co-authoring with Dr. Peter Dawson. He also created The Dawson Diagnostic Wizard, a treatment planning software program, along with senior faculty member Dr. Andrew Cobb. Dr. Cranham serves on the editorial board for Inside Dentistry and on the advisory boards for several dental manufacturers.