Dr. Sepehr Hariri has always been passionate about treating children and special needs patients of all ages. Before deciding to become a pediatric dentist, Dr. Hariri volunteered at a special needs center in San Francisco. This experience inspired him to complete a hospital-based program to specialize in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Hariri graduated from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. He also completed a Master in Public Health with Dental Emphasis while enrolled in dental school. Dr. Hariri has participated in global and domestic outreach by leading humanitarian and dental mission trips throughout his academic and professional career. Dr. Hariri has provided excellent care to children in in the United States, Jamaica and Israel. He is a strong patient advocate who believes that all children deserve a happy life free of pain and disease.
At the beginning of his academic career, Dr. Hariri organized school events and student organizations to provide care for those in need. The mission was to provide free dental care for the homeless population and foster care children, especially those with special needs. Dr. Hariri has a genuine passion for providing care to children in underserved communities.
Dr. Hariri completed his Pediatric Dental training at the Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, New York where he had the pleasure of treating patients from many, diverse backgrounds. At the Jacobi Medical Center, he became certified in advanced training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry, including dental trauma, sedation, general anesthesia, oral surgery and the comprehensive care for infants, children, adolescents, and special needs patients.
Helping children in overcome their dental fear and anxiety while providing exceptional quality care is one of Dr. Hariri’s greatest joys. He is friendly, compassionate, fun-loving and enthusiastic about his career. He always goes above and beyond to ensure that his patients and their families are fully satisfied with their dental services. His profound patience, positivity and calm demeanor help him connect with his patients and their families to provide a positive environment and excellent outcomes. Dr. Hariri leads an excellent dental team that works with patients and parents to provide a comfortable and positive environment.
In his spare time, Dr. Hariri enjoys hiking, traveling, photography and spending time with family, friends and his dog Lena. Dr. Hariri is an active member of the ADA, CDA, San Fernando Valley Dental Society and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is enthusiastic about continuing education in both pediatric and general dentistry.