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Dr. Bernard

Dr. Bernard completed his undergraduate education and his dental degree at the University of Minnesota. He spent two years as a general dentist in the Army at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. After four years of private practice in Mankato, Minnesota, he attended the University of Missouri at Kansas City Dental School and completed his specialty residency in Periodontics.

Dr. Bernard began practicing his specialty in the Air Force at Andrews Air Force Base and served his final two years of his four year commitment as Chief of Periodontics at Malcom Grow Medical Center. Dr. Bernard then moved to Denver where he established a private practice. After twenty years, he then moved to Scottsdale to establish a private practice.

Dr. Bernard is a member of the Academy of Periodontology, Western Society of Periodontists, Arizona Periodontists, Academy of Osseointegration and the American Dental Association.

He pursues continuing education to remain current on the newest and most advanced periodontic and dental techniques.

Dr. Bernard is married with three grown children and five grandchildren. He enjoys bicycling, golf and reading.

Our Philosophy

We believe that oral health is an important facet of your general health. It is not possible to have overall wellness without dental health.

Our mission is to help each patient achieve their optimum periodontal health, aesthetics and function. We believe by providing quality health care through awareness, education, and treatment, in the most caring and comfortable manner possible, this goal can be realized.

Complete and comprehensive information must be obtained to give us an accurate picture of your present health state. Thus, we will be able to make decisions together on a treatment plan that is comprehensive and moves toward achieving periodontal health and eventually complete dental health.

For us to help you, it is necessary that you pursue therapy to accomplish at least minimal standards of oral health. This will help us move forward together toward a level of health that is acceptable to you.