James A. Burden, D.D.S.

Your Williamsburg Dentist

When it comes to his dental practice, Dr. James A. Burden lives by the Golden Rule, “treat your patients as you would like to be treated.”  It’s clear his personal philosophy resonates with his patients.

Dr. Burden’s Educational Background

Dr. James Burden graduated with an undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1982 and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Medical College of Virginia in 1986.

Dr. Burden’s Advanced Training

Dr. Burden initially practiced in New York where he gained an extensive knowledge of all aspects of dentistry, including Family Dentistry and Orthodontics. His advanced training includes:

  • Invisalign®
  • ClearCorrect®
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Zimmer Institute Dental Implant Course
  • Misch International Dental Implant Institute
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (D.O.C.S.)  I.V. and Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Sleep Therapy Provider

Dr. Burden’s Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Peninsula Dental Society
  • Mid-America Orthodontics Society

Life Outside the Office

Dr. Burden moved to Williamsburg, VA in 1992. When he’s not busy with his patient’s, Dr. Burden enjoys a busy lifestyle with his grown children which include traveling, boating, wakeboarding, snowboarding, skiing, weight training and running.


Dr. Marc Barrett, D.M.D.


Dr. Barrett earned his dental degree from NOVA Southeastern University in 2003. He was an active duty dentist in the U.S. Army for 10 years and attended the A.E.G.D-2 Residence Program at Ft. Hood, Texas. He continues his service as a member of the Army Reserves. He strives to provide healthy smiles, with maximum comfort, and in a stress free atmosphere.

Dr. Barrett lives in Williamsburg with his wife Rachel and his 2 small children. In his free time he and his family enjoy fine art, museums and being involved with the Boy Scouts.