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Category: Cosmetic dentistry

Say NO to temporary crowns!

Tell me I’m wrong — the dentist tells you you need a crown; and immediately the anxiety sets in when you hear the words “crown”. Visions of relatives and friends with “that” dark line at the gums coupled with the stories of how so and so was on vacation and it was ruined by a… Read More


Why do I need a dental crown anyways?

I hear time and time again in my top-rated Raleigh, NC aesthetic dental practice:   “Doc, why can’t you just refill it?”, which usually pertains to a tooth that has a large 3 or 4 surface filling that either, has decay, or fracturing in the tooth supporting the fillings.     My response is: “I… Read More


The Dental Technology Revolution is Here to Stay

Being a practicing dentist in the 21st century has its advantages.  We have experienced an abundance of dental technology and material advances that are just mind-boggling.  I would say the most impactful change is the ability to perform quality same-day dentistry through the use of CAD/CAM technology.   What is CAD/CAM?  CAD/CAM means computer aided… Read More


The Different Types of Whiter Teeth

  The Different Types of Whiter Teeth If “whiter teeth” is something you’ve always dreamed about, you are not alone. At Russo DDS Raleigh, our focus on aesthetic dentistry lends itself to patients who want healthier, brighter smiles; and we regularly hear patients say they want a whiter smile. There are different ways to achieve… Read More


The Versatile Porcelain Veneer

Most people have no idea what a veneer is, does, or can do. Let me quickly break down what a porcelain veneer does: A porcelain veneer is a thin layer of porcelain that is permanently bonded onto your teeth. A porcelain veneer is shiny, doesn’t stain, and reflects light. It can cover the lip facing… Read More


What is Beauty?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, really, but in dental terms, typically beauty is SYMMETRY! Symmetry is the same shape on the left and right side, using an ideal amount of space for your dental arch (the way that your teeth are positioned in your jawbone). Conversely, examples of asymmetry would be: If… Read More


Cosmetic Dentistry Vs. Aesthetic Dentistry

Every Raleigh, NC dentist seems to classify themselves as either a “cosmetic” or “family” dentist, yet Aesthetic Dentistry specialists are few and far between. Do you know the difference between Cosmetic and Aesthetic dentistry? If not, don’t worry, you are actually in the majority. Aesthetic Dentistry specialists seek to replicate natural beauty with their expertise… Read More


New Year, New You, New Teeth?

Justin Russo, DDS Here we are with a new year upon us and low and behold we are faced with making resolutions once again. Just last week I was at the gym and it was packed, and tours were being given to all the prospective gym-goers. As a practicing dentist that focuses on cosmetics, I… Read More