Mary Burke

Consultant in special care dentistry


Mary Burkes deal with the management of complex special care patients in a hospital setting, including treatment with sedation.

She was the clinical lead in dental oncology until 2019.

She teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Education and training

  • Consultant in Special Care Dentistry since 2008
  • Hon Clinical Senior Lecturer (Teaching), Dental Institute, King’s College London
  • Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) for Royal College of Surgeons (RCSEng) - 1981
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS (Hons)) - 1977

Research interests

  • Effects of radiotherapy
  • Bisphosphonates and dental care

Last updated: February 2023

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