Dr. Andy Gaertner
Dr. Andy Gaertner was born and raised in Antwerp, Belgium. Having a father as one of the leading dentists of his country, he was exposed to high quality dental care from a very early age. This played a major role in the development of his personal passion and knowledge in dentistry.
After high school graduation he went to attend Nova Southeastern University in Florida where he completed his Bachelors of Science in Biology, followed by his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree. Dr. Gaertner started practicing dentistry in the Southeast Florida area, followed by three years in his home country. He is now expanding his expertise as a Cosmetic and Family General Dentist in Miami.
The drive to guarantee the highest quality of care and to constantly grow is the force behind the attendance of multiple national and international continuing education courses and local study clubs. Dr. Andy Gaertner is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Super Series Seminar Study Club, as well as a board member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Dr. Gaertner is fluent in English, French, Hebrew, Dutch and intermediate in Spanish. which allows him to communicate and optimize care for patients from all around the world.
Dr. Gaertner also believes in complete health and balances his time with outdoor activities, proper diet and continuous exercise. He enjoys the diverse musical vibe and cultural art that South Florida has to offer.
Patient satisfaction, comfort, cosmetic excellence, and quality of care are Dr. Gaertner’s main priorities. He believes all patients should be treated like family. Dr. Gaertner has a way of making patients, even the most apprehensive ones, feel at ease and you will see how comfortable you will feel putting your dental health in his hands.
Dr. Darlen Gonzalez – General Dentist
Dr. Darlen Gonzalez was born in Cuba and immigrated to South Florida at a young age. She grew up hearing tooth stories her entire life, as her mother is also a dentist.
Dr. Gonzalez completed her Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Florida International University and is a proud Panther! She then completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, the first dental institution in the world.
While in dental school, she was accepted into a pediatric clerkship, which gave her additional training with children. She also participated in a special care and geriatrics clinic, which has allowed her to treat patients from all walks of life.
Dr. Gonzalez is part of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Gonzalez enjoys dentistry in general, but has a passion for cosmetic work.
In her spare time, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys traveling, cooking, fishing with her husband, and outdoor activities.
Dr. Gonzalez strives to provide an open and comfortable environment for all her patients.
Bliss Dental is a Kendall based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the-art dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.
We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Gaertner and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 305-274-6500 and experience why our patients think Bliss Dental is the best dentist in Miami.
Meet the Team
Milly’s dental background started throughout her high school years and never lost the passion for dentistry. She is certified as a Dental Assistant and for Dental Radiology. Milly has been working in the dental field for almost 30 years. As an office manager she enjoys being with the patients from the initial phone call up until they walk out the front door making sure they get the best possible dental experience. Milly looks forward to coming to work each day knowing she will be working aside a professional and compassionate team.
Greicy has been in the dental field for over 12 years. She is a highly trained Registered Dental Assistant and certified in Dental Radiology. She loves helping patients maintain their dental overall health. Patients appreciate her gentle and compassionate bedside manners. She is able to help her patients attain the healthy and beautiful smile they deserve by educating them with her knowledge in the dental field.
Tanu was born and brought up in India where she obtained her Bachelors in Arts degree and Diploma in Early Childhood and Education. She graduated with the highest honors in Associates in Science in Dental Hygiene from Miami Dade College.Passionate in what she does, Tanu Loves to know her patients so she can Educate and Motivate them to achieve and maintain their Optimal Oral Health.”I love that I am a part of an incredibly hardworking team that is successful in easing our patients’ fears, boosting their confidence, and educating them to ensure a lifetime of Ideal Oral Health”.
Gaby was born and raised in Venezuela where she graduated from Dental School in 2005; she has practiced in a private Dental Office since then. Gaby moved to Miami in 2015 and she is currently working as a Dental Assistant due to her passion for Dentistry. She is dedicated, responsible, gentle, and loves to make patients feel comfortable. “I am so thankful for letting me be a part of this family, thank you Bliss Dental!”
Eli is one of your lovely registered dental hygienists. Raised in Miami, she is fluent in English and Spanish. Eli always had a passion for dentistry. After graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelors in Biology, she then attended the Miami Dade College Dental Hygiene program. “Being a Dental Hygienist gives me the chance to change lives for the better”. Eli loves working with patients and their needs by helping them with home Oral Hygiene Instructions and Education.
Susan has been a hygienist for the past 10 years. She obtained her Dental Hygiene degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2009. She went back to obtain her bachelor in Pre-Dental at New Jersey City University in 2013.
She moved to Florida in 2013, and currently lives in Coral Springs with her husband and two kids.
Suzy loves to take Continued Education Courses to stay on top of new materials and techniques to make her patients more comfortable. She is a firm believer in Soft Tissue Management and Patient Education to Improve their Oral Health.