Meet the Burns Family Dentistry Team
Our practice is focused on staying current with the latest techniques and technology. Our entire staff is CPR certified and attends annual training to ensure we are OSHA compliant. The Drs. and hygienists well exceed the mandatory annual continuing education hours (Drs. 15 hrs.; hygienists 6 hrs.). Both Drs. are also members of local dental study clubs and all staff members attend applicable sessions and obtain additional training pertinent to their job responsibilities.
Eric William Burns was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. Upon completion of High School in Algiers, LA, Dr. Burns enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served 6 years active duty in Hawaii and Okinawa, Japan. He then decided to attend Southeastern Louisiana State University in Hammond, LA for his Bachelor of Science Degree. While attending college, he also served in the Louisiana Army Reserve National Guard and then attended the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans for his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After graduation, Dr. Burns returned once again to the military for four years; specifically the United States Army. He was stationed at Fort Bragg, NC as a military dentist and then as an associate in private practice.
In 2010, Dr. Burns began working in Wilmington and purchased our practice. He currently serves in the U.S. Army Reserves as a dental instructor at the Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, the North Carolina Dental Society and the Wilmington Tri-County Dental Society.
Brandy is our newest team member, she brings with her, over 20 years of dentistry experience, both clinically as well as administrative. She has worked in various specialty practices across the United States to include Pediatric, Prosthodontics, and Orthodontics. She graduated from Georgetown University, Washington DC with a Bachelor of Science degree. Brandy is passionate about all aspects of dentistry to include patient education, volunteering her free time at many of the local elementary schools reviewing proper brushing, flossing and oral hygiene techniques with students. When Brandy is not working in the office or in a school, you can find her with a camera in hand, photographing families and babies. Brandy is married and together they have 3 sons, their oldest Landon is a Science Olympiad and twins Grayson & Blayne play travel soccer for WHYFC.