All our professionals at John T. Burdine, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in periodontics.

Dr. John T. Burdine

Dr. John T. Burdine is a board certified periodontist who provides comprehensive care to patients including implant surgical procedures.  He graduated from the University of Texas in 1966 with Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and from the University of the Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1970 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  After completing a surgical externship at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Houston, he attended the School of Graduate Dentistry in Boston sponsored by Boston University and Harvard University.  In 1974 he received a certificate in periodontics and a Master of Science degree in dentistry from Boston University. 

Dr. Burdine has been in private practice for over 40 years.  During this time he has been on the faculty of the University of Texas, Dental Branch, where he has instructed periodontal residents.  He has lectured nationally and internationally and has contributed to the dental and medical literature.  He is an active member of numerous professional organizations.

Dr. Burdine has a son and daughter.  He enjoys spending time with his family, music, reading, golf, exercise and volunteering for several charities. 

Angela Shannon
Office Manager, Dental & Surgical Assistant born in Scotland, Angela completed her Dental Assistant studies in Inverness, Scotland.  Angela worked in Dingwall, Scotland and later re-located to the United States.  She has worked as a dental and surgical assistant since 1979, joining Dr. Burdine in 2007.

Angela enjoys teaching patients how to care for their teeth and gums to help them optimize their dental health.  She works with Dr. Burdine to ensure that patients understand each step of their treatment plan and assists with surgical procedures, performing X-rays, impressions, and teeth whitening.  “Complete patient satisfaction through excellence in treatment and administration is our goal!”

In her spare time, Angela enjoys studying nutrition, working out, yoga/Pilates, listening to blues music and she is a BIG animal lover!

Sunnie Liu
Sunnie Liu is our summer intern and works as a dental assistant. Sunnie plans to continue her studies in medicine following school.

Sunnie enjoys interacting with patients and when she is not working or studying, she enjoys volunteering, reading, drawing, painting, playing the flute and the piano!

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Houston, TX 77024


John T. Burdine

Dr. John T. Burdine graduated from the University of Texas in 1966 with a B.S. in chemistry and from the Houston Dental Branch in 1970 with a D.D.S degree.