Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Brent Barroso-Bernier

Dr. Brent Barroso-Bernier was raised in Okemos, MI, & attended the University of Michigan. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology in 2001. After conducting several years of dental research he decided to continue his education in dentistry & completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2005.

Upon graduation, Dr. Bernier worked in a community clinic in Bay City, MI, while serving as an adjunct clinical professor for the University of Michigan mentoring graduate dental students. In 2009, Dr. Bernier returned to Ann Arbor where he was able to fulfill two of his passions, practicing dentistry & attending U of M football games.

In 2013, Dr. Bernier & his family relocated to Asheville, NC. Although his two young daughters keep him busy, Dr. Bernier & his wife Kendall have enjoyed the wonderful city of Asheville & all it has to offer. Dr. Bernier is proud to join North Asheville Family Dentistry & looks forward to serving all of you & your family’s dental needs.

Dr. Kendall Bernier

Dr. Kendall Bernier grew up outside of Columbia, SC, & graduated from the University of South Carolina. She attended the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dental Medicine in Charleston where she earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine. After completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, she convinced her husband, Brent, (after seven cold & long winters) to move south to the beautiful area of Asheville, NC. Kendall seeks out training & professional development opportunities that allow her to remain aware & knowledgeable about new dental practices & the latest technology. She loves the Asheville community & being able to provide her patients with excellent dental treatment in a caring & enjoyable environment. In her free time, Kendall enjoys spending time with her husband, Brent, & their two daughters, exploring Asheville & all the wonderful things to do in the area.

Dr. Tersa Dao

In the sunny state of Florida, Dr. Dao was born & raised in the land of theme parks & beaches. She received her bachelor’s degree in TV & radio production at the University of Florida & in her senior year of college, she discovered her passion for dentistry. This led her to pursue her second degree at the Gator Nation. With her desire for growth & her commitment to provide care that both she & her patients can be proud of, she continued her dental journey through an advanced post-graduate training program. She continuously strives to provide exceptional dental care in a friendly & relaxed environment.

With their love for adventure & new experiences, Dr. Dao & her husband are always on the search to find new restaurants, hikes & quaint little coffee shops in the city. She looks forward to this new chapter in her life in the beautiful city of Asheville & is ecstatic to meet all of you!

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