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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


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


Seeing is Believing

I’ve learned even in 2017, dentistry may be a mystery for most people; and that’s sad. That said, I get it! It was a mystery to me growing up in rural western Pennsylvania. I can still remember the wood paneling on every square footage in our family’s dental office run by a gruff local dentist… Read More


3 Things To Ask Yourself about Your Dentist

When it comes to dentistry, there are many questions you should ask yourself before selecting a practice – or making the decision to switch. Many times new patients come to my practice after suffering from subpar dental work completed by low-cost dentists in the area. Low prices may seem great at the time, but ask yourself… Read More