Professor Trevor Burke DDS, MSc, MDS, FDS MGDS RCS (Edin.) FDS RCS, FADM

Professor Trevor Burke

School of Dentistry
Professor of Primary Dental Care

Contact details

Address
The School of Dentistry
5 Mill Pool Way
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B5 7EG
United Kingdom

Trevor Burke is (part time) Professor of Primary Dental Care and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. His principal activity currently involves being Programme Director of a Masters course in Advanced General Dental Practice,this having been set up 14 years ago and being part time to suit the busy lives of general dental practitioners. A Distance version of the course commenced in February 2013 and the campus-based course has been phased out. 

Trevor is  (co-) author of 310 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and four books. His principal interests are in the translation of in vitro research on dental materials into the clinical situation. In this regard, he co-ordinates the work of a practice-based research group, the PREP (Product Research and Evaluation by Practitioners) Panel, with 33 dentists UK-wide who carry out clinical evaluations of a variety of materials and other practice-based studies. 

He has been Chair of the recently established Network for Practice-based Research Network of the IADR.

Trevor is also Editorial Director of Dental Update and is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 

Qualifications

  • BDS Queens University Belfast, 1969
  • MDS Queens University Belfast, 1972
  • DDS University of Manchester 1993.
  • MSc, University of Manchester, 1989.
  • FADM 2000.

Biography

Teaching

  • BDS
  • MSc Advanced General Dental Practice (Campus based and Distance)

Other activities

As an Hon Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Trevor takes referrals from practice, with his principal interest being the minimal invasive treatment of tooth wear using resin composite restorations. Trevor is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Editorial Director of Dental Update.

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Burke, FJT, Wilson, NHF, Brunton, PA & Creanor, S 2019, 'Contemporary dental practice in the UK. Part 1: demography and practising arrangements in 2015', British Dental Journal, vol. 226, no. 1, pp. 55-61. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2019.9

Lucarotti, PSK & Burke, FJT 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 1: methodology', British Dental Journal, vol. 224, no. 9, pp. 709-716. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.267

Burke, FJT & Lucarotti, PSK 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 10: key findings from a ten million restoration dataset', British Dental Journal, vol. 225, no. 11, pp. 1011-1018. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.1029

Burke, FJT & Lucarotti, PSK 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 2: Amalgam restorations - time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 224, no. 10, pp. 789-800. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.354

Burke, FJT & Lucarotti, PSK 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 3: Glass ionomer restorations - time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 224, no. 11, pp. 865-874. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.436

Burke, FJT & Lucarotti, PSK 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 4: resin composite restorations: time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 224, no. 12, pp. 945-956. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.443

Burke, FJT & Lucarotti, PSK 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 5: crowns: time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 225, no. 1, pp. 33-48. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.523

Lucarotti, P & Burke, F 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 6: molar teeth: restoration time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 225, no. 6, pp. 525–536. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.754

Lucarotti, PSK & Burke, FJT 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 7: premolar teeth: time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 225, pp. 633-644. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.816

Lucarotti, PSK & Burke, FJT 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 8: Canine teeth: time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 225, no. 8, pp. 731-741. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.863

Lucarotti, PSK & Burke, FJT 2018, 'The ultimate guide to restoration longevity in England and Wales. Part 9: incisor teeth: restoration time to next intervention and to extraction of the restored tooth', British Dental Journal, vol. 225, no. 10, pp. 964-975. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.1025

Burke, F, Ravaghi, V, Mackenzie, L, Priest, N & Falcon, HC 2017, 'In vitro cavity and crown preparations and direct restorations carried out by Foundation Dentists (FDs) in the Oxford and Wessex Deaneries: A comparison of performance at the start and end of the FD programme', British Dental Journal, vol. 222, pp. 605-611. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2017.362

Lucarotti, P & Burke, F 2015, 'Factors influencing patients' continuing attendance at a given dentist', British Dental Journal. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.230

Busby, M & Burke, F 2015, 'Is any particular aspect of perceived quality associated with patients tending to promote a dental practice to their friends and colleagues?', British Dental Journal. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.229

Burke, FJT, MacKenzie, L, Falcon, H, Priest, N & Palin, WM 2014, 'An audit of cavity and crown preparations and two direct restorations carried out by foundation dentists in the Oxford and Wessex Deaneries', British Dental Journal, vol. 216, no. 7, pp. 421-425. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2014.249

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