Samira Tiarraz


English, Farsi
AAS in Dental Hygiene
NYU College of Dentistry

What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?

The hygienist at my dentist's office. She made me feel comfortable, and made going to the dentist more enjoyable. I wanted to have that same effect on people.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

Making people smile and educating people.

What famous person (alive or dead) is your dream dental patient?

Kanye West.

__What’s your dream toothpaste flavor? __

Sour Patch watermelons.

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

Netflix and chill.

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.


What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My dog :)