Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Burgess Dental, Your Dentist in Charleston, WV

At Burgess Dental our philosophy is to provide treatment to the whole person - with a special focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your total body health. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance. We're here to make that happen.

We understand that choosing a dentist is an important decision. After all, your smile is your greatest asset and says a lot about your overall health. From the moment you walk in the door, you'll be welcomed by a caring staff in a relaxed, stress-free environment.

Burgess Dental offers a full range of general & cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care or implants. We utilize the latest in dental technology and techniques to offer you the best preventive care and treatment available in Charleston.

To learn more about our comprehensive service offering,  visit the informative pages on our website. For additional information, you can always contact our office by calling or stopping in.

Relax with confidence at Burgess Dental. We're your neighbors and we're here to help you maximize the health of your smile.

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Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. J. Patrick Burgess

    Dr. J. Patrick Burgess was born and raised in Belle, WV. He received his bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and graduated from WVU Dental School in 1984. Immediately after graduation, he launched his own practice and has been serving the Charleston community for 35 years.

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  • Dr. Madigan Burgess

    A second generation dentist, Dr. Madigan Burgess joined Burgess Dental in 2012. Prior to attending West Virginia School of Dentistry, she received her Bachelors of Science from College of Charleston in South Carolina.

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What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "My husband and I always receive excellent care from all the staff and after many years, I have nothing negative to say. Just simply the best."
  • "Such a caring moral man! I can not say enough good things about this man. If you are interested in implants go to Dr. Burgess first. I would have loved to have had this advice prior to doing implants. God Bless."
    Donna C.
  • "I would like to spend my free time here. That is when you know you found something good. The dental work is secondary to my experience with Burgess Dental. Congratulations if you get an appointment."
    Joshua H.
  • "I love the atmosphere and the team at Dr. Burgess’ office. It’s so refreshing to have a dentist who truly cares, and I love that it is a family owned business. If you’re looking for a fantastic dental office, look no further :)"
  • "I have nothing but rave reviews for Burgess Dental! Dr. Burgess's work is beautiful (replaced an old crown and placed a bridge) and Debbie is the best hygienist that has ever cleaned my teeth! All of this, in a very relaxing atmosphere."
    Cindy W.

Featured Articles

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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Our Location

405 Capitol St, Charleston, WV 25301, United States

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Burgess Dental


8:00 am-5:00 pm


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm