Ashley Stein Araiza, DDS
Dr. Ashley Stein Araiza graduated from Fallbrook Union High School prior to attending and earning her Bachelors of Science in Biology at San Diego State University. After graduating from USC School of Dentistry in 2009, Dr. Araiza began practicing dentistry in her home town of Bonsall alongside Dr. Joseph Perri.
In 2019, Dr. Araiza moved her dental practice to a beautiful new facility in Fallbrook. Since 2011, Dr. Araiza has been participating in a local dental care study group for continuing education. Additionally, Dr. Araiza has been a community volunteer at the Bonsall and Fallbrook elementary schools via Fallbrook Smiles Project (FSP) since 2012. Currently, she serves as a board member for FSP.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. Araiza participates as a board member for the Fallbrook Land Conservancy. Having a passion for California native plants, Dr. Araiza is an active docent guide for seasonal hikes on the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve. Both she and her husband, Sergio, enjoy spending time together outdoors with their adorable pug, Ninja.
Dr. Kennedy was raised in San Diego. He attended San Diego State University, graduating Cum Laude with a BS degree in Zoology. He graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986. Dr. Kennedy practiced in San Diego his first year after graduation then spent the majority of his practice time in Sun City, California. After selling his practice and enjoying some time off, he is excited to practice in Fallbrook, which is his family’s home for 21 years.
Dr. Kennedy has extensive experience in delivering dental care, especially to mature and older adults. His areas of post graduate emphasis have been comprehensive, prosthetic, implant, and reconstructive dentistry. Patients with underlying health problems have been a significant portion of his practice. Dr. Kennedy enjoys the challenges of solving complex gum and tooth problems that may have developed over a lifetime.
Dr. Kennedy has been married to his wife, Kelley, since 1986. Together they have raised their son, Michael, and daughter, Meghan, here in Fallbrook. He enjoys a multitude of outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, golf, and surfing. He looks forward to having the opportunity to serve his home community of Fallbrook.
For nearly 30 years, Dr. Joe Perri served the Bonsall and surrounding communities by providing quality and trusted dental care. Our dental team and many of our patients will forever remember Dr. Perri, and have mourned the loss of such a caring and dedicated dentist.