Dr. Dariusz P.  Kot DDS, Dentist

Dr. Dariusz P. Kot DDS


11211 Waples Mill Rd Suite 300 Fairfax VA, 22030



Dariusz P. Kot, DDS, PC, is a dentist with his own private practice in Fairfax, Virginia. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of general dentistry. Dr. Kot was educated at the Medical College of Virginia, and in addition to receiving an excellent foundation in dentistry from his formal education, he has completed hundreds of hours of additional training and continuing education, far surpassing the requirements by the State Board of Dentistry. Dr. Kot is a professional member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society,American Academy of General Dentistry, Virginia Academy of General Dentistry,Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Society of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodonticsand the Medical College of Virginia Alumni Association.

Education and Training

DDS at The Medical College of Virginia

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 28 years of experience
Dr. Dariusz P. Kot DDS
Dr. Dariusz P. Kot DDS's Expert Contributions
  • What is the importance of using dental floss?

    Yes, you certainly do. Floss is another tool, in addition to your toothbrush, to enable complete plaque removal which is the main goal of good and proper oral hygiene. You may brush your teeth 3 times a day, but without flossing, you don't remove plaque from 20% to 50% of tooth surfaces. READ MORE

  • Do I need braces to get rid of the gap in my teeth?

    As a general rule, orthodontic treatment (Invisalign) is a number one choice for your situation. If the gaps are relatively small and the teeth are straight, you may choose to correct your problem with veneers, which require minimal tooth preparation (grinding) and will give you a very cosmetic outcome. If your teeth have a lot of spacing, are severely discolored, rotated or imperfectly shaped, then your choice of treatment will involve all ceramic crowns on 4 or 6 of your front teeth. Ask your dentist which treatment is best for you. READ MORE

  • I just got a crown fit on my teeth but it hurts a lot. Does it require re-treatment?

    No, the most common problem is incorrect bite (a crown is too high). This can easily be adjusted. If this is not the case, root canal therapy can be done if there is a nerve damage due to previous fracture or decay. READ MORE

  • I had some bleeding in my gums while brushing. Could it be serious?

    Yes, this could be serious. You might just have gingivitis which is relatively easy to treat, or any stage of the periodontal disease, which is much harder to treat. It is very important to have your teeth examined which should include full mouth X-rays. Likely for you, the above conditions can be diagnosed quickly and an appropriate treatment can be prescribed. READ MORE

  • At what age can my little one start brushing her teeth on her own?

    Three years old is a good age to start. Just supervise your child and then brush his or her teeth correctly. READ MORE

  • Will mouthwash erode my teeth enamel?

    The short answer is NO, but what you do is masking the problem. It is like using cologne without taking a shower, and doing this over and over. The bad breath is most likely caused by periodontal disease, tooth decay, or just plaque not regularly removed. In very rare cases, you might have an acid reflux problem in the absence of the above conditions. READ MORE

  • I am still having pain after my wisdom tooth extraction last week. Why is this happening?

    That is not unusual to experience pain after extractions especially when when teeth were removed surgically and the bone around the teeth was also removed. You probably developed a dry socket (exposed bone), which is most common complication after oral surgery. Dry sockets are especially common after removal of lower wisdom teeth. You should go back to your dentist and have him evaluate your condition. READ MORE

  • What is the right age to get braces for my child?

    It is a very difficult question to answer without examining a patient. If there are no obvious problems, for example, skeletal or developmental, it is perfectly OK to wait until age 11 or 12. Do not worry about spacing at this age as this is seen frequently in children. When baby teeth are replaced with permanent, bigger teeth, spacing disappears and sometimes even crowding may develop. READ MORE

  • Does yellow teeth ever mean tooth decay?

    "Yellow film" on your teeth is most likely plaque that needs to be removed daily with a toothbrush and floss. Tooth decay is soft to the touch with a dental instrument. READ MORE

  • I am bleeding after 6 hours of my tooth extraction. What should I do?

    Place a Lipton tea bag and folded gauze on the extraction site, bite and apply a constant pressure for at least 30 min, repeat if necessary. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

General and Cosmetic Dentistry


  • Restorative Dentistry, Cosmetic Orthodontics

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Hard work

Hobbies / Sports

  • Tennis, Traveling

Favorite professional publications

  • Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Dariusz P. Kot DDS's Practice location

11211 Waples Mill Rd -
Fairfax, VA 22030
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