Dr Claire Burgess
Claire graduated from Birmingham University in 1999. Since then she has lived and worked in the area as an associate in general practice.
She completed two, year-long courses in restorative and aesthetic dentistry in 2003/2004, and was awarded the Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP) by the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007.
This progression led Claire to embark on a three-year MSc in Advanced Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire. It was during this time she was invited to join the team at Smile Concepts. She was successfully awarded her MSc in December 2012.
Claire was a finalist in the Restorative category of the National Smile Awards in 2010 and 2011.
She has lectured on Composite Restorations on the PG Certificate Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry Courses at the Dominic Hassall Training Institute since 2012. In 2015 Claire became the UK Certified Bioclear Method Instructor, and undertakes Level 1-4 courses at the International Bioclear Learning Centre in Solihull. She is the only certified Bioclear Method instructor in the UK. Clinically, since 2014 she has only performed Bioclear Method type composite restorations.
She lectures in Bioclear Method Anterior and Posterior Composite Restorations on the PG Certificate and Advanced Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry Courses at the Dominic Hassall Training Institute. This is the only restorative course to contain soley Bioclear Method Restoration tuition.
She is a fellow member of the British Academy of Aesthetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry (BARRID), and has contributed to articles published in the International Journal of Advanced Clinical Dentistry and Private Dentistry. She has lectured internationally in the Bioclear Method.
Claire loves foreign travel, walking, skiing, and gardening. She has a passion for cooking and enjoys spending time with family and friends.