Joseph E. Rusz Jr., D.D.S.

General Dentist
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office location

Fusion Dental - Reston 11503 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20191 (703) 860-3200 Schedule an Appointment


  • General Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • After Hours Emergency

Curriculum Vitae

  • B.A. Biology with Distinction, University of Virginia
  • D.D.S., Medical College of Virginia of VCU School of Dentistry - 1982
  • Certificate, Comprehensive Dentistry Residency, Naval Dental School, Bethesda - 1990
  • Program Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency (AEGD-1), Norfolk, Virginia
  • Program Director, Advanced Clinical Program in General Dentistry,  Norfolk, Virginia
  • Program Director, Comprehensive Dentistry Residency (AEGD-2), NPDS, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Completed 30 years active duty military service
  • Diplomate, American Board of General Dentistry
  • Diplomate, Federal Services Board of General Dentistry
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry - 1992
  • Master, Academy of General Dentistry - 2000
  • Fellow, International College of Dentists
  • Adjunct Professor, Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Walter Reed NMMC, Bethesda 
  • NPDS Seminar of Restorative Dentistry
  • Volunteer, Northern Virginia Dental Clinic (providing services to low income community)
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Operative Dentistry
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society


For over 30 years, Dr. Rusz has pursued excellence through clinical practice, teaching and lifelong learning. His genuine passion for the study and clinical practice of dentistry compliments his personal goal to provide the absolute best, most up-to-date comprehensive dental care for his patients in the most comfortable and relaxed atmosphere possible. He believes that compassion and skill go hand in hand in providing exceptional patient care, and that the Fusion Dental-Reston multi-specialty practice model provides the ideal environment to achieve his goal of optimum oral health, function and aesthetics for his patients.
Dr. Rusz and his wife Kindra reside in Oak Hill, Virginia and have one son, Joey. Dr. Rusz's hobbies include travel, reading, golf and fishing.