Burnett Dental Group is located in the heart of Cramlington Village Conservation Area and was founded by Dr Richard Hurst since 1984. Right at our door step is the Cramlington cenotaph War Memorial dedicated to our fallen war heroes of the Great War.

New principal at Burnett Dental Group


Dr. Wilson Than Yong

BDS 2000

GDC No 84404

18 years’ experience with special interest in orthodontics

Currently enrolled on Academic and Clinical Excellence’s  Post graduate Diploma in Orthodontics – June 2018 to Feb 2020

I am the new principal dentist of Burnett Dental Group and would like to thank Richard for building a very competent dental team and establishing a practice environment designed to provide effective as well as quality dental care  to those who entrust us to look after their oral health


I am married to Joy and we have 3 daughters. The northeast England had been our home since 2005. 


We will ensure you experience gentle and relaxing dentistry here at Burnett Dental Group coupled with great customer service and a patient centred ethos.



  • General Dental Council – GDC 84404

  • Malaysian Dental Council – MDC 3048

  • Care Quality Commission – CRT1-6065895288

  • British Dental Association – 84404

  • Member of Dental Protection – MLD/734



  • Currently enrolled on Academic and Clinical Excellence’s  Post graduate Diploma in Orthodontics – June 2018 to Feb 2020


  • Quick Straight Teeth certified provider - 2015


  • Completed the Multi System Dental Implantology Certificate Year Course with Prof. Cemal Ucer and Team at Trafford General Hospital, Manchester – 2010-2011


  • Six Month Smiles certified provider – 2011


  • Inman aligner certified provider – 2010


  • Completed week course in Osseo-integrated Implant course with Dr Edwin Scher, Walpole street Practice, London 2010


  • Equivalence – England Vocational Training Certificate ND10085 Northern Deanery


  • NHS Performer List Inclusion – List No 84404/5KM – 2006


  • Core Course in Conscious Sedation at Newcastle Dental School - 2005


  • PDS Scheme inclusion No 998/364762/000/00 - 2005


  • BDS University of Malaya, Malaysia – University book prize - 1995-2000


  • Pierre Fauchard Academy – Dental student scholarship award – 1998


  • Dental Students’ Society President 1997-1998


  • St John’s Institution Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1982-1994 – School founded in 1904 and named after Jean Baptiste de La Salle, the founder of the De La Salle Christian Brothers Order 


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