Dr Andrew Bernas is a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He began his post-secondary education by obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University in 2003. He was then accepted at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Dentistry. After graduating in 2007, his classmate, Dr. Amy Ylimaki, convinced him to move to Thunder Bay. Andrew worked as a general dentist for Drs. Bloom, Donaldson, Sawula, and Wright. He was accepted to the University of Manitoba Graduate program in Orthodontics completing a Master of Science degree (Preventive Dental Science, Orthodontics) in 2013.
Andrew grew up in North Bay, ON and returned to build his practice (Blue Sky Orthodontics). He is also teaches as a part-time clinical dentist for the Dental Hygiene program at Canadore College. However, having established many strong personal and professional relationships in Thunder Bay, Andrew is looking forward to returning and work with Drs Mark and Reijo.
He is a member of several organizations including the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Canadian Dental Association (CDA), Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO) and the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO).
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys being active outdoors year round. He is an avid hiker, skier, SCUBA diver and swimmer.