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The Scout Guide Feature: HOW TO ACHIEVE A MILLION-DOLLAR SMILE

Dr. Russo was honored to be selected for a national expert feature on The Scout Guide where he shares his knowledge on how to achieve and maintain a million-dollar smile. Read original article here. One of the first things we notice about someone is their smile, so when it comes to our own toothy expressions… Read More


All dentistry is the same…. NOT!

At my Raleigh, NC Dental Practice I commonly hear things like: I switched from my dentist because you’re closer to my house I decided that I could save a couple bucks so I’m looking for a new dentist in Raleigh You all have the same degree I’m only getting general dentistry done, no big deal… Read More


So You Want a Flossy Smile?

PRO TIP: Only floss the ones you want to keep. Ha! I’m sure you may have heard that one before (unless someone was trying to sell you a waterpik!). All jokes aside, flossing is important. It’s not just something we dentists say. Why is it important to floss every. single. day? Simple! Let me break… Read More


Do I have enough teeth for an aesthetic smile?

If you find yourself looking in the mirror and you have an existing denture or are missing a significant amount of teeth, you are not alone! At our general and cosmetic dentistry practice in Raleigh, NC, we come across this patient concerns often. You may be thinking: “why would I need to go see a… Read More


Why Not Have a Perfect Smile?

True story: I was sitting in a Raleigh restaurant grabbing a bite to eat the other day and I noticed there was a long line of people waiting to check out. I couldn’t help but notice that almost everyone in line was wearing stylish clothing – Burberry scarves, Louis Vuitton purses – and their hair… Read More


Achieving A Fabulous Smile

Have you ever wished your smile was more symmetrical, healthier or brighter? More inviting? More youthful? What exactly is it that makes a smile pretty, youthful, inviting, and seductive? Here’s the secret: it has to do with balancing your smile within your unique facial features to unleash health and beauty! For example: If you have… Read More


Press-On Veneers and Other Less Expensive Options to Porcelain Veneers

My advice RE: press-on veneers or a less expensive option: DON’T. DO. IT! Occasionally a patient will tell me that they got another quote or know someone who can get veneers for a low price, but I always tell them that I can guarantee that they won’t get the same result, and I stand by… Read More


Think Twice Before Choosing the Cheaper Route

This should go without saying for ANY surgery and not just dental treatments, but you should always think twice before choosing a cheap or inexpensive procedure. Why? Let’s face it. Doctors and dentists need to stay in business. You need to realize this when considering cost only in regards to your health care. Let me… 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


Facial Enhancement: Before or After?

I often get asked, “what facial enhancement should I do first?”. More specifically, should I get BOTOX®, Juviderm or Resatylane before or after I correct my smile? In almost all cases, I tell my patients to focus on their smile correction first; and then augment their smile with dermatologic and facial enhancements. The reason? When… Read More