About Our Doctor

Mary E. Burns, D.M.D.

maryBurnsDr. Mary Burns is a board certified orthodontist specializing in orthodontics, TMD, and sleep/breathing disorders for children, teenagers and adults in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Burns earned her degree in Dental Medicine with honors from the University of Pittsburgh in 1983. After doing a general practice residency at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh, and a public health service residency in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Burns became a part of the faculty at Temple University's Restorative Department.

She then received a certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Education and Science from the Ohio State University. She also received a certificate from the Roth Institute of TMJ centered on orthodontic treatment and serves on the faculty of the OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry.

In orthodontic practice for over 35 years, Dr. Burns lectures internationally on the topics of Biologic Orthodontics and the role of the orthodontist in the treatment of patients with sleep disordered breathing. She is also on the faculty at Harvard University and Boston University. In addition, Dr. Burns serves as a research mentor for orthodontic residents at West Virginia University, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and the University of Pennsylvania. She was the previous Associate Program Director for Einstein Medical Center-Orthodontic Program. In her free time Dr. Burns enjoys spending time with her family, staying fit and reading.