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Thinking about a new smile? Ask these three questions first

Whitening, veneers, bonding, shaping or dental implants. When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, there are endless procedure options available to improve the aesthetic appearance of your smile. But how do you know which cosmetic procedure is right for you and your smile? And more importantly, how do you confidently select the cosmetic dentist to deliver… Read More


Selecting the right dentist

Not all dentist are created equal. That might come as a shock, but it’s a fact, which makes selecting the right dentist a challenge for many. While we all begin our career as dentists with the same education and training, the way we practice and approach dental health can differ. So, how do you identify… Read More


Clenching and Grinding Teeth

What’s more common than cavities? Clenching and grinding your teeth Most people assume dental cavities are the most prevalent problem at the dentist and while they are a common problem, tooth clenching and grinding, or Bruxism, is a much bigger problem in most affluent metro dental markets such as Raleigh, Cary, and Wake Forest.  … Read More


Nothing Seems To Work?

Tried whitening your teeth before, but nothing seems to work? For many of our new patients at Russo Dentistry, the mention of teeth whitening is a sore subject. Many have tried everything on the market for whiter teeth, and they get no results.  They’ve tried over-the-counter whitening strips, peroxide, baking soda, in-office power bleaching, gum,… Read More


You CAN have both!

There is no choice between a healthy smile or a beautiful smile. You CAN have both! At our Raleigh, NC cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry practice, it’s common to hear patients say they want to get “healthy first” and then “look good.” But that phrases assumes these events must occur separately, or at some point in… Read More


What is Beauty?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but how do dentist’s define beauty? In dental terms beauty is all about the symmetry of a person’s smile. 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… 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


You Get What You Pay For

“I want the cheapest dental fix possible!” “…But the dentist up the road said…” I’ve lost track of the times in my career I have heard patients say just this! And while the comments vary each time, it begs the question: Are cosmetic dentist’s worth the investment? I built my dental practice on the philosophy… Read More


A Smile Can Say A Lot

Do you ever wonder what a better smile would do for your confidence and for your life in general? Whether you like it or not, your smile says a lot about you. A smile can brighten up a strangers’ day or it can be provocative to the opposite sex. It gives an insight into not… Read More


Mercury Fillings: What’s the Big Deal?

At Russo DDS, we talk a lot about silver, mercury fillings. What are mercury fillings, anyway? Mercury fillings are an amalgam (which means to “mix with mercury”) consisting of mercury, silver, copper, tin, zinc, etc.; and have been used to fill teeth for over one hundred years. They are silver/black in color, not pleasing to… Read More