For Karen Harriman, DDS, dentistry has been a passion for over 25 years. Dr. Harriman is devoted to helping her patients achieve their dream smile. Her practice philosophy is helping her patients achieve optimal oral health, utilizing the highest standards of care in the most comfortable way possible.
Dr. Harriman offers comprehensive dentistry including general, restorative and cosmetic dental services. Dr. Harriman is a Gold level provider of Invisalign® Clear Aligners.
Dr. Harriman takes a boutique approach to patient care. Her and her team take ample time to listen to patient needs and build a treatment plan that supports each patient’s unique oral care goals. Patient care, comfort and safety is a top priority and she strives to use the most modern techniques to offer her patients superior care.
Dr. Harriman regularly volunteers her time with the Mission of Mercy and Carpenter’s Shelter and other charitable organizations. Most recently, Dr. Harriman and her children created and printed 3-D N95 masks and shields which they donated to support nurses, dentists, doctors, assistants and EMS personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Dr. Harriman received an Honors Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Guelph. She came to the United States to study dentistry and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University. Earlier in her career, she spent a year and a half practicing dentistry and working with the Inuit community, in the Canadian Arctic.
Away from the office, Dr. Harriman loves to spend time with her husband and three children. Dr. Harriman enjoys a variety of sports, including skiing, both water and downhill, rowing, tennis and pilates. Dr. Harriman is also passionate about gardening where she loves to nurture and grow flowers and then arrange them to share with patients, brightening the office and everyone’s spirits!
Education Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University Honors Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Guelph Memberships American Dental Association Virginia Dental Association Northern Virginia Dental Society Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation Delegate to the Maryland State Dental Association Appointee to the Budget and Finance Committee and the Membership Committee