About Your Dentist

Mark C. Burne, DMD, DO, FAOMS, MBA

Dr. Mark C. Burne has devoted his professional life to attaining the highest level of training and skill in the specialized field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Burne is committed to delivering the highest standard of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery services in the most comfortable and caring manner.  In order to achieve this level of excellence, Dr. Burne has successfully completed over 12 years of education beyond the undergraduate level and stays current with continuing educational opportunities.

Education and Certification

  • Board Certified as a Fellow of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - University of Rochester – Rochester, New York
  • Doctorate in Dental Medicine - University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Business Administration focused in Health Care Administration - St, Joseph’s University - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology - Barry University - Miami Shores, Florida

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
  • The Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Abelardo Heredia, DDS

"A good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles." - William Hazlitt

My Mission

To provide high quality, patient-centered dental care in a calm, comfortable atmosphere.  I am dedicated to continuing professional training in order to provide each patient with an individualized treatment plan based on current scientific research and employing the most up-to-date, cutting-edge technology, techniques, and materials.  I will always listen carefully to each patient's needs so that he or she is able to enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile. 


Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD Certified) - 2016
University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL 

Resident/Internship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - 2004
Teaching General Hospital Dr. Agostinho Neto - Guantanamo, Cuba

Doctor of Stomatology (DDS) - 2001
Higher Institute of Medical Sciences - Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Surgical Technologist
National College – Louisville, KY

Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA)
Miami Institute of Medical Technology – Miami, FL

Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences
IPVCE Jose Maceo – Guantanamo, Cuba

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Heredia has completed advanced training in the following areas:

  • Diagnostic and Preventive Care
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics (root canals)
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthodontics (Invisalign)
  • Periodontics (gum disease treatment)
  • Pediatric Dentistry (children's dental care)
  • Prosthodontics (fixed and removable)
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Preventative Dentistry

Dr. Heredia is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

Outside of the office, Dr. Heredia prefers spending time with his wife, son, and dog. He also participates in musical performance by singing, playing the flute, and conducting his church choir. Dr. Heredia also enjoys swimming, basketball, and volleyball.