Dr. Burns is a 1983 graduate of the University of Connecticut where he earned a degree in biology. From there he attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1987. Throughout the years, Dr. Burns has continued his education through countless continuing education courses and seminars. In 1995 he studied with three of the giants of cosmetic dentistry – Drs. Nash, Dickerson and Rosenthal – at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Dental Esthetics in Manhattan N.Y.. In 1991 Dr. Burns received his laser certification at the University of SanFrancisco. Recently Dr. Burns has received his training and certification in Invisilign orthodontics.
Dr. Burns lives in Tolland with his wife, Liza and his two sons, Jacob and Andrew. In his spare time he enjoys sports with his sons, and training in the martial arts.