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The facts about before and after images in cosmetic dentistry

Before and after images in cosmetic dentistry are imperative. The images are more than photos; they demonstrate the results, the potential and the impact of great dental work. But for those who don’t spend their days staring at a person’s teeth, the shock-and-awe factor of before and after images in cosmetic dentistry can be highly… Read More


Your bad breath is telling you something. Are you listening?

What do dentists say about bad breath? Ask any dentist and they will tell you this: bad breath does not discriminate. Studies have shown that 20 to 30 percent of people in the U.S. have bad breath, or what us medical-types call halitosis. So, if you are brushing your teeth regularly but the odor is… Read More


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


A dentist for men

Finding the right dentist for men starts by understanding how men view their overall health. Most men won’t willingly go to the doctor. Majority of men aren’t eager to have their aches and pains evaluated. Most men have no interest in having their teeth cleaned regularly — that’s what they made toothbrushes for, right? Those… 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


Make the bleeding stop

Whether in the dental chair or at home, most everyone has experienced the dreaded bleeding gums. You’ve likely had the scenario play out at least once before — brushing or flossing only to notice blood staring back at you. You may have just rinsed and moved on because a little bit of blood doesn’t seem… 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


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