Beth Burns, Glasgow Dental Hospital
Beth Burns is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. Beth Qualified in 2004 and undertook Vocational then General Professional Training and Masters in Science prior to entering Specialist training in Restorative Dentistry.
In October 2016 Beth was appointed Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in Glasgow Dental Hospital and lead for development of the Adult Dental Trauma Service in Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Beth is committed to improving both the immediate and long term management of dental trauma, through education and improved access to appropriate specialist services. She aims to improve knowledge and confidence in the management of dental trauma based on current international guidance with practical hints and tips from her own experience.
Beth is actively involved in both the acute management of patients who have sustained traumatic dental injuries, and long term management of resulting complications, and rehabilitation required in her dedicated Trauma clinics.
Beth is the Representative for Scotland on the board of Dental Trauma UK. The charity aims to support and advise dentists in the management of traumatic dental injuries and increase public awareness of how to manage a knocked out tooth. Beth is also a trainer for ASC (Ask, Support, Care), an initiative developed by the charity Medics Against Violence. This has allowed Beth to train other professionals to more effectively spot signs of domestic abuse, ask the right questions and ensure those affected get the support they need.