A health and wellness advocate, Bernadette has been with the Westend Dental team for over 12 years and continues to appreciate the relationship she has with her patients. From basic dental hygiene instructions to advance care treatment, Bernadette enjoys guiding patients so they can excel in their dental health. In addition to her work as a Registered Dental Hygienist, Bernadette can often be found informing the community on the benefits and effects dental health has on one’s overall health through Westend Dental’s seminars and events. Originally from Detroit, Bernadette obtained her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Ferris State University. A three-time marathoner, Bernadette spends much of her free time running, or biking, along the Lake Michigan lakefront path or taking trips to visit family in Florida.