Meet Dr. Kennedy
Michael P. Kennedy, DDS
Dr. Kennedy graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry in 1988. Prior to dental school, he served in the US Coast Guard as a hospital corpsman and attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies in microbiology.
Dr. Kennedy has been in private practice in Yuba City, California for 24 years, enjoying all facets of general dentistry and serving his patients from ages 2 to 99. His particular field of interest is advanced restorative techniques involving porcelain crowns and veneers. Cavity prevention through analysis of each patient’s unique risk factors, including bacterial “bio challenge”, is an important aspect of his treatment style.
Dr. Kennedy was past president and editor of the local Dental Society in California and received the California Dental Association Political and Grass Roots award for community water fluoridation, as well as the Distinguished Volunteer Award. Mike has enjoyed serving on a number of dental mission trips with his family, locally, as well as in Mexico and the Amazon Valley in Peru.
Dr. Kennedy’s wife, Pam, is originally from northern Virginia and they moved back home in 2015. They have three grown children. Mike and Pam enjoy traveling, hiking, reading, and running. He has completed over 30 marathons including the Boston Marathon on three occasions, and 2 ultra marathons around Lake Tahoe.