Dr. Bernier teaches Dental Anatomy & Occlusion to the DS 1 students and instructs 3rd & 4th year dental students in prosthodontics. Dr. Bernier has presented Continuing Education on the topics of Occlusion and Tempormandibular Dysfunction. He received his BS degree, majoring in microbiology, from Michigan State University in 1973 and his DDS from the University of Michigan in 1977 and was followed by a Master of Science degree in Denture Prosthodontics in 1979. He remained at U of M and participated in research and clinical undergraduate education. Dr. Bernier maintained a limited practice over two decades before joining the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2008.