Vale Peter Burgess

Dr Peter Burgess was a well-known and respected member of the South Australian orthodontic community. He sadly passed on 1st August 2019. Our condolences go to his friends, colleagues and family.

Peter had an illustrious career in both government and private practice following his graduation as an orthodontic specialist from the Royal Dental Hospital in Leicester Square, London.

He was known to many in the orthodontic profession, firstly as Head of Unit (Orthodontics), Dental Department, The Royal Adelaide Hospital from 1974 util 1982, and then as Director of the Orthodontic Unit from 1982 until 2011. He also worked in private orthodontic practice.

He was a former President of the ADA SA Branch and ASO State Branch President in 1990's as well as Federal Treasurer for the 1982 ASO Congress.

Peter leaves behind his wife Anthea, two children Natasha and John and a grandson Leo.

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