Dr. Jennifer Bertrand’s Bio
Dr. Jennifer Bertrand values the opportunity to get to know her patients on a personal level and believes this fosters a more comfortable, pleasant dental experience. She strives to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry and is continually looking for ways to improve outcomes and the patient experience.
She believes by giving her patients the proper time, quality care, and education on disease prevention, together optimal oral health is an attainable goal. Dr. Bertrand was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. At the University of Minnesota, she completed a B.S. degree in biology, and later returned for her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.
In order to offer her patients the highest caliber of care, she has completed nearly 100 hours of continuing education annually with a focus in esthetic restorative dentistry, restoring dental implants, complex bite issues, dentures, and TMJ issues.
Dr. Bertand is an active member of a local Spear Study Club, as well as a Seattle Study Club, both comprised of dental professionals and specialists that come together to learn and collaborate on complex cases. She previously served on the Evidence-Based Dentistry committee for the Minnesota Dental Association. Dr. Bertrand practiced for several years in private group practice prior to joining Smile Design Dentistry.
Outside of the office, an ideal weekend for her is one spent relaxing ‘up-north’ with her husband Dan and their young daughter. She also enjoys yoga, running, playing piano, and biking the regional trails. Having not lived a day of her life outside of Minnesota, she is a loyal Gopher fan. Dr. Bertrand will tell you that one of the perks of her job is all the fabulous travel recommendations from patients.
- American Dental Association
- Minnesota Dental Association
- Minneapolis District Dental Society
- Spear Education Center
- The Dawson Academy
- Seattle Study Club
- Straumann Women’s Implantology Network.
5 Star Google Review – June 4, 2020
“Dr. Bertrand and the staff at Smile Design are fantastic. I always have a great experience and the customer service is top-notch. Dr. Bertrand always takes the time to listen to my concerns and has considerably helped with my sensitivity issues. Highly recommend her and the team. – Rianna Olson on Google
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