Meet The Doctor
Tim Burgiss obtained his undergraduate degree (BA, Chemistry)
from the University of North Carolina in 1981. He graduated
from UNC's School of Dentistry in 1985, and has been in practice in Union Grove these
past 33 years. Dr. Burgiss has spent over 950 hours
in continuing education. He has studied extensively at the prestigious
Institute (200 hours) in Florida, at the Center
for Professional Development in Arizona, and has studied with Gordon
Christiansen in Utah. He is a member of the American
Dental Association, the Academy
of General Dentistry, Foothills Dental Continuum Study Club, and
is a Fellow in the International
Academy of Dentistry. Dr. Burgiss is also on staff at the dental school at UNC-Chapel Hill as adjunct associate professor in the department of Operative Dentistry and teaches at the school about once per month. His practice
focus is on cosmetics (smile enhancement), restorative dentistry, and implants.
Dr. Burgiss was raised in the mountains of North
Carolina in Laurel Springs and continues the family lineage
of health care providers. He lives in Statesville with his wife, Debbie. His oldest daughter, Drew (UNC graduate), recently married Wilson Yang who is currently in the Leadership Development Program with Chick-fil-a. His youngest daughter, Ali (UNC graduate), married Tyler Lewis and currently resides in Greenville, NC where Tyler is on the ECU basketball coaching staff and Ali is a preschool teacher.
Dr. Burgiss is an active member of Western Avenue Baptist Church in Statesville. Dr. Burgiss has been involved with dental missions at the Open Door Clinic, the NC Mission of Mercy, and has been on mission trips to Russia, Venezuela, and Belize. Some of his special interests include bird hunting, tennis, travel, snow skiing, and all sports (especially Carolina basketball).