Dr. Bernal was born and raised in Colombia, South America. After graduating from Universidad Autonoma de Manizales in Colombia in 1996, she worked as a general dentist for 4 years in her native country and then in 2000 she had the opportunity to move to Florida. She earned her Doctor in Dental Surgery degree from University of Florida. Dr. Bernal completed a General Dental Residency at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Fl. Since she began practicing dentistry, Dr. Bernal has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that her patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and also is involved in church activities.
Dr. Bernal lives with her husband, Danilo, and two sons in Ocala, Fl. She loves to travel, cook and exercise.