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How to keep your teeth for a lifetime

What defines a great smile? Public opinion may vary but cosmetic dentists define great smiles as a healthy balance between white teeth and light pink gums. You can think of a healthy smile as a visible snapshot into the overall health and well being of an individual. So, if we know that first impressions matter,… Read More


Dental commercials: Should you believe the hype?

You’ve seen the commercials — the ones that remind you of the diligent dental regiment you need for great, long lasting teeth. But do those recommendations actually work? It’s time to stop believing the hype and get to know the truth about the priorities you need to have when it comes to your dental health…. Read More


The dotted line between oral health and overall health

There is no separation between oral health and overall health. While your primary physician isn’t responsible for evaluating your gums, and your dentist isn’t responsible for analyzing your blood work, there are clear connections between what’s happening inside your mouth and what’s happening to the rest of your body. We’ve put together the conditions and… 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


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


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


It’s Okay to Indulge!

“I just want to live a little and have fun!” It’s a common phrase I often hear from people that have unhealthy habits for their lifestyle and their teeth, and I’ve come to realize that the reality of the situation is that these kinds of habits are most likely going to continue. Hey, I get… 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