Dr. Maria Arciniega was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated from Pomona College with Molecular Biology degree and completed dental school at UCLA. Dr. Arciniega completed a general practice residency at UCLA where she worked closely with medically compromised and special need patients. Her interests in dentistry include increasing access to dental care for under-resourced communities and actively educating patients about the intersection of oral-systemic health. She is a native Spanish speaker. Dr. Arciniega is committed proving comprehensive dental care to all individuals with empathy and respect.