Dr. Kennedy is a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry as well as the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education. In addition, she has completed countless hours of advanced education relating to dental innovations and research. Furthermore, Dr. Kennedy is now a mentor within the Spears Institute, in which she provides advanced dental education and training to new dentists.

She specializes in Aesthetic & Precision Dentistry. This includes cosmetic, implant, family, reconstructive, esthetic, dentures, fillings, sleep apnea, snoring and more.

She understands that your smile is your most prominent asset!

She has been voted as one of the best dentists in La Jolla. Anyone searching for a dentist in La Jolla will be extremely pleased with Dr. Kennedy’s services and her numerous patient testimonials back this up.

Dr. Kennedy is an active and involved member of the following:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of General Dentistry
  • Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry
  • California Dental Association
  • Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
  • Faculty Member of Spears Institute, mentoring other dentists

For over twenty-five years, Dr. Kennedy has been a participant with the American Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Prosthodontics Society.


Dr. Schriener

Dr. Marnie Schreiner graduated from UC San Diego in 1998, and from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2002 with Dean’s Honors and received the American Academy of Oral Medicine Award. After graduation from UCLA, Dr. Marnie Schreiner completed a general practice residency at the UCLA – VA Sepulveda dental facility.
She annually exceeds the state continuing education requirements in a variety of disciplines, including cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, Invisalign, endodontics, and periodontal care.



Front Office Manager
Our reliable, efficient, and continually pleasant front office manager has been in this profession her entire working career. She is extremely knowledgeable regarding all aspects of dentistry and excels at making patients feel comfortable.

Melissa Juarez


Melissa has completed her schooling for Dental Assisting at Kaplan College with high honors. She finished her internship at our office and is now part of our team. You will find Melissa running from the front helping Linda with calls, appointments and pulling charts, to the back with Dr. Kennedy. She has been born and raised in San Diego and doesn’t see herself going anywhere else. Also, she enjoys scenic site searching, baking, and spending time with her family because family is very important to her. She is waiting for your call to get you appointed soon!