Dr. Pearson graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s of science degree in Biology. She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2004 from the University of Tennessee. Upon graduation she practiced as a general dentist in Missouri for 3 yrs. While working in Missouri Dr. Pearson nurtured her love of pediatric dentistry and in 2007 she relocated to Washington D.C to begin her specialty training in Pediatric dentistry at Howard University. Dr. Pearson completed her residency in 2009 and has been in private practice since then. Dr. Pearson has passed the rigorous board certification process and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is an active member of many professional organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, National Dental Association and Northern Virginia Dental Society. Dr. Pearson is married to her college sweetheart and they have two daughters. In her free time she enjoys jogging and watching food network channel.
Dr. Tarasha Pearson