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Dr. Kote was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2002. After practicing in South East Michigan, Dr. Kote moved to Tennessee to raise his family with his wife Tracy. Dr. Kote is a member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, and Blount County Dental Society.
Dr. Kote is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest advances in dental treatments and techniques through ongoing continuing education. He has completed courses in periodontics (gums), orthodontics (braces), occlusion (bites), endodontics (root canals), implants and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Kote’s mission is to offer patients the best in dental health in an atmosphere of trust and friendship. He prides himself on providing exceptional care in the same manner that he would want for a loved one and himself. Dr. Kote truly operates a family dental practice. He offers services for all stages of life, from infants to the elderly. Children are special people and he is more concerned about their experience in his office than just filling a cavity. Dr. Kote’s skilled staff will provide you with a unique dental experience in a warm, caring environment.
Dr. Kote is the father to three wonderful children and has been married to Tracy Kote since 2005. He lived in Franklin, Tennessee during his childhood and is happy to be back to his roots. Outside the office he enjoys golf, skiing, biking, hiking and trips to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with his family.
Tracy earned her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2002. She is experienced in many aspects of the dental office which includes general, periodontics, and pediatric dentistry. Tracy and her husband, Dr. Kote, live in Maryville and have 3 children together and are very active in their church. Tracy loves working with local missions and serving in her community. She also serves as the Co-Director of the Freedom House Children’s Home in Haiti. She travels there every three months to care for the children, oversee the home, property and staff. She also maintains all the dental needs of the children every six months and works hard to ensure they not only have the basic needs but all the love and support that every child should have growing up.
Katie graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene in 2007. She lives in Maryville with her husband Greg and their children, Sophia and Jack.
Katie teaches group fitness as well at a local gym. She loves to exercise, spend time with family and friends, and is active in her church.
Amanda graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2006. She has lived in east Tennessee since 1999 and is thankful to call Knoxville home. She and her husband, Curtis, enjoy serving the community through their church, Sevier Heights.
Jessica has been a dental assistant with our office since May 2011. She attended Tennessee Technology Center where she graduated in 2010 as a registered Dental Assistant. Jessica loves meeting new people and taking care of our patients' needs.
Jessica’s interests outside of work include taking her dog to the dog park, camping, swimming and spending time with friends and family.
Kenzie graduated from dental assisting school in 2021 and joined our practice shortly after. Her work ethic, professionalism and zest for learning is obvious when you meet her. Besides dentistry, she enjoys shopping, trivia games, traveling and binge watching TV shows. Her absolute favorite thing to do is spending time with her family as she is one of ten siblings.
Christina joined our staff in August 2015. She is a great asset to our office and loves assisting patients with their scheduling needs.
She and her husband, Jon, have 2 sons, Sawyer and Mason. They enjoy the outdoors, camping, sports and spending time with family and friends.
Amy has been in the dental field since 1989. She has been with our office since 2002. Amy enjoys developing relationships with our patient family and assisting with insurance and financial questions they may have.
She has two children, and two granddaughters. Amy enjoys the beach, Splash Country, gardening and spending time with friends and family.
"Outstanding customer service! Great facility with top notch equipment and highly skilled employees. Especially the dental hygienist! Recommended this office to all friends and family members."
"All of the staff has friendly faces and knows you by name when you walk in the door. We wouldn’t go to anyone else. Highly recommend visiting Dr. Kote’s office!"
"I couldn't be more pleased with this practice. They were warm, inviting and my kids think it is the coolest place. They LOVE the fact that it is where "mom and dad" go to the dentist as well."
The LORD is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27:1 (NIV)
For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face.
Psalm 11:7 (NIV)
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
John 3:17 (NIV)