“Dentistry as a profession allows me to learn many different skills and rise to a variety of challenges, and I respect the profession by striving for greatness. Providing the best of my work and applying new skills I learn every day excites me about my work. I hope by educating my patients about their oral health, I can help them live a better, healthier life.” — Dr. Mariam Tariri
Dr. Tariri enjoys interacting with our diverse patients and building long-lasting relationships in the community. She looks forward to meeting new patients and appreciates those who have been coming to the office for decades. Dr. Tariri is proud to be part of Colby Family Smiles.
Education and Continuing Education
- Doctorate of Dental Surgery – University of Washington School of Dentistry
- Master of Science in applied mathematics – University of Carleton
- Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics – Sharif University of Technology
As a dentist, Dr. Tariri aspires to keep current with innovative methods and technology in order to provide the best care to her patients. She attends the WSDA continuing education course series and is active in the online group Dental Clinical Pearls as well as various other study clubs. She is also a member of several professional organizations including the:
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Seattle-King County Dental Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
Outside the Office
Dr. Tariri grew up in Iran and has lived in Kirkland since 2007. She and her husband Momen have a son named Ali. Spending time with her family and friends is Dr. Tariri’s favorite way to relax from work. Her passions include reading books, traveling, and trying out new restaurants.
Giving back and being active in her community help Dr. Tariri to be a valuable part of the community in which she lives. She volunteers in a mobile dental clinic to provide dental health services to low-income neighborhoods. She has also been part of the Puget Sound Christian Clinic.