Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Brent Barroso-Bernier

Dr. Brent Barroso-Bernier was raised in Okemos, Michigan, & attended the University of Michigan, where 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, Michigan, 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. Lauren King-Marechal

Dr. Lauren King-Marechal is a native of New Hampshire. She moved to southeastern North Carolina in 2006, where she attended University of North Carolina at Wilmington, earning her Bachelor of Science in biology. Dr. Lauren, as she’s known around the office, went on to dental school at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 2016. She practiced in Wilmington, NC, for five years before making the move to the mountains. Dr. Lauren’s philosophy of care combines holding herself to the highest standards of treatment, compassion for her patients, & the belief that oral health is best when the dental group & the patient work as a team!
In her downtime Dr. Lauren enjoys hanging out with her dogs, Angus & Reed, refinishing furniture, exploring the mountains & visiting her family at the beach.

Dr. Abigail Scanlan

Dr. Abigail Scanlan was raised in White Plains, New York, & attended undergraduate university at NYU where she received a Bachelors in Fine Arts in 2009. A few years later her love of hands-on work & desire to make a direct impact on people every day led her to dentistry. She attended University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2018. After graduating she moved down to North Carolina with her family & worked at a rural health clinic in Oxford where she welcomed her first child in 2021.

She enjoys cooking & spending time with her husband Jesse & daughter Zoey Rose. Dr. Scanlan is excited to relocate to Asheville to be near her parents & brother. She looks forward to getting to know & treat her patients in West Asheville.

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