Dr. Elliott Burns followed his dentist father into the field. A job placement test he took in high school revealed that a dentist was his best career match. The North Carolina native decided to make Charlotte his home several years ago. He earned his bachelor’s degree in zoology from Miami University in Oxford, OH. After graduating from Miami, he completed his DDS degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been practicing full time in Charlotte since.
Dr. Burns enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is committed to furthering his dental education every chance he gets. He especially enjoys improving patients’ smiles through restorative dentistry and orthodontics. He also enjoys helping patients overcome their fear of dental work. He is active in the dental community and has become involved in some of the political aspects of dentistry, working to protect the profession. His professional affiliations include:
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Charlotte Dental Society
- North Carolina Dental Society
- American Dental Association
During his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors and is an avid golfer and runner. He also enjoys skiing, woodworking, family time, and learning new things. He loves to travel and explore new places.