Dr. Maryam Tabassian completed her doctoral program at Medical College of Virginia and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with high Honors in 2001. She had the distinction of receiving the A.D. Williams Award and The Academy of Dental Materials Award in recognition of her excellence and outstanding achievements. Her passion for all aspects of dentistry, led her to become a general dentist and she has loved it ever since, one smile at a time. She lives in Atlanta with her husband Ali. They don’t have any children, but they are seriously considering adoption of a cat or a dog. So far they haven’t reached an agreement. When not busy at her office, Dr. Tabassian enjoys gardening, spending time with family and friends, traveling, trying different restaurants and cuisines, and of course crossfitting to burn off all that she eats…
Terri has been in the dental field for over forty years. She was a dental assistant for the first ten years of her dental career and for the past thirty years she has been working as front office personnel. As the office manager, Terri has been with us from the very start. Her vast combined experience in both the clinical and the insurance aspects of dentistry allows her to discuss and answer most every question our patients have regarding the insurance coverage of their treatment. Her outstanding level of knowledge, care, and patience give her the ability to put patients’ mind at ease when it comes to their dental insurance and the financial aspect of their treatment. She has been married to her husband Earl for 40 years. They have one son, a daughter-in-law and two wonderful grandsons. She loves taking 4 miles walks everyday and dancing to her Zumba tapes.
Diane comes to us with over thirty years of experience as a dental hygienist. She started working in the Philadelphia area, then in South Florida for 13 years, and has been here in Atlanta for the past 17 years. She has worked with both general dentists as well as Periodontists. As a dental hygienist, her vast level of knowledge and experience in treating gum disease allows her to truly make a difference in improving and maintaining the oral health of our patients. Diane really enjoys her work especially getting to know her patients. She strives to tailor treatment to every individual patient’s unique needs. Her patients love her for that and look forward to seeing her. When not at the office, Diane enjoys gardening, singing, and watching her son play baseball.
Keoni, “Keke,” started her dental career as a dental assistant about 10 years ago. She has known and worked with doctor Tabassian for almost a decade. She loves all aspects of dentistry from the interaction with patients to the technical aspect of the treatments for which she assists Dr. Tabassian with. She is continuing her education to become a dental hygienist. She is an extremely dedicated person not only at her job, but also her school and personal life. Patients absolutely love her for her sincere dedication in taking care of them and giving them her full attention. She loves dentistry because she truly enjoys talking to the patients and helping them feel calm and at ease throughout their appointments. Everyday she’s told by many patients how comfortable she makes them feel. Our patients love her and she looks forward to finishing school and taking care of our patients as a hygienist. She enjoys going to the beach, loves shopping, and taking care of Seven and Pepper, her dogs.
After graduating from Everest Institute, Marla joined our dental team as an assistant manager. She loves her job and snacking. She enjoys long walks on the beach, going out with friends, and eating all types of food. Everyday at lunch and right after work she updates her status on twitter.