Dr. Burke was born and raised in the Chicago area. He graduated high school in 1985. He attended Loyola University- Lake Shore campus, in 1988, where he decided to take the Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) exam and apply for dental school before he received his Bachelor of Science. He got accepted and received his dental degree in 1992 from Loyola School of Dentistry in Maywood, Illinois.
After graduation, he practiced and concentrated on full mouth rehabilitation and occlusion. He was a dentist in the town of Cicero, Illinois. There he spent his time helping the less fortunate doing lots of surgery by removing infected teeth, pediatric dentistry and stabilizing patients that needed the help. In 1996, Dr. Burke moved to California. In 1998, he stated his own practice focusing on general, family, and cosmetic dentistry. In 2004, after outgrowing his current location, he purchased a building and built a new practice that could better serve his patients and the surrounding community.
Dr. Burke has been restoring implants since 2000. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Contra Costa Association and the California State Dental Society. He is a graduate of theEngel Institute, where he learned surgical placement of implants, advanced surgical and grafting techniques to full mouth reconstruction. He then became a mentor of the Engel Institute teaching other dentists to place implants and grafting techniques. He was also a moderator forEngelspace.comwere alumni of the Engel Institute post cases and ask advise from the moderators to help them with surgical implant dentistry. Dr. Burke loved being a mentor with the Engel Institute but has decided to part ways and create his own Burke Implant Academy with Neodent to teach other General Dentists to place implants.
He utilizes guided surgery by the use of Cone Beam technology and surgical stents provide by companies such as Anatomage. Dr. Burke has his own in office 'Green CT' machine byVatech. He can provide superior technology to allow for fast and accurate diagnosis. He has performed many successful surgeries involving immediate extraction and placement, implant placements, and all-over-four implant denture placement by using guided surgery techniques.
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Ginger is our office manager providing great help with the logistical aspect of our business since 2010. She strives to ensure that our patients have a wonderful experience in the office and is adept at assuring the office runs as efficiently as possible. Ginger has worked in the dental field since 2007 and in customer service since she was a child at her family owned business. Ginger appreciates working with people and delights in seeing our patients beautiful smiles.
Raquel is a graduate of the career technical education program at Mt. Diablo Adult Education located in Concord, California. She subsequently earned her RDA license and has been an asset to the team since her internship in 1999. Raquel enjoys providing professional and courteous care to her patients regardless of the complexity of the procedure. Raquel specializes in the art of aesthetics in temporaries and takes great pride in playing a vital role in making a difference in a patients smile and confidence. It doesn't matter if she's making temporaries for full mouth cosmetics, veneers, bridges or a single crown. Raquel derives great satisfaction in making her patients happy.
Shay is an experienced registered dental assistant having worked in the dental field since 2006. After a sustained number of years working in the back operatories with patients, she then moved to the front office where she works now as our treatment coordinator. On her off time, Shay enjoys snowboarding and playing soccer on a team with her husband. She maintains a great interest in the dental field that she had for a considerable amount of time and has aspirations of expanding her proficiency and knowledge in her chosen career.
Aida graduated from Mt. Diablo Adult Education's Dental Assistant Program located in Concord, Ca, in September of 1997. She subsequently served her internship and was employed by two other local dentists before starting with Dr. Burke in 1999. During that time Aida passed her state board test on her first attempt on December of 1998 to earn her title as Registered Dental Assistant. Aida currently specializes in assisting Dr. Burke with surgical procedures associated with the placement of dental implants which includes bone grafting. Aida is a great asset to the team and demonstrates that every day.
Kyle attended Diablo Valley College where he received his Associated Degree in Dental Hygiene. As a hygienist, he enjoys educating patients about their oral health and the benefits of preventing oral disease. Outside the office, he likes to volunteer at local health events where he is able to share his knowledge of oral hygiene to the underserved. Kyle also spends free time golfing, playing tennis, hiking, traveling and capturing memories with family and friends.