John Russo Blog
June 19, 2017
Genetics determine everything from your natural hair color to the shape of your eyes, and so it’s not a surprise that genetic factors are also at play when it comes to what your teeth look like. Microdontia is a condition that runs in the family — just like generosity or a love of Frasier — and it makes your teeth look small, like baby teeth. Aside from affecting your smile confidence, microdontia also impacts the function of your bite. Your dentist in Orlando, Dr. John E. Russo, can help. Three common cosmetic and restorative solutions for microdontia (and other cosmetic issues) include composite bonding, dental veneers, and crowns.
May 13, 2017
Every day, for as long as you can remember, you’ve brushed your teeth. Sure – you may run out of time and have to skip flossing here and there, but you always brush to keep your smile healthy and bright. And, although you’re dedicated to this part of your oral hygiene, you may actually be putting your teeth at risk by using improper technique. That’s why your dentist in Orlando, Dr. John Russo, shares the best ways to care for your teeth in this post.
April 23, 2017
Dental care has never been more comfortable or efficient than it is today. Using the latest technology, Dr. John E. Russo offers digital dentistry to provide a higher level of care for Orlando patients. One example is the iTero Intraoral Scanner, which Dr. Russo uses during the treatment planning stages for a traditional crown and bridge or for Invisalign trays. Continue reading to learn more about this invaluable tool from the hi-tech dentist in Orlando!
March 31, 2017
The economic times continue to have a negative impact on oral health. An increasing number of college-aged patients have major dental problems and it’s because dental health doesn’t seem to be much of a priority compared to the million other things our young adults have going on in their lives. That’s totally understandable, but your Orlando dentist wants you to realize that the more time you put into preventive care, the less time and money you will have to put into fixing major dental issues down the road. Most college students must prioritize their spending; we consider moving out of our parents’ house more important than keeping our mouths healthy. The best thing to do is take care of your oral health before it becomes a problem by visiting Dr. Russo simply twice a year.
February 2, 2017
February is important for many reasons – it’s home to Valentine’s Day, Black History Month, and every four years, it gives us Leap Day. But, did you know that February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month? If you weren’t aware, Dr. John Russo, top children’s dentist in Orlando, gives you information on how to care for your son’s and daughter’s teeth – this month, and all year round.
January 15, 2017
It’s a new year, and for a lot of us that means it’s time to make some changes. Like wearing sunscreen every day, or drinking green tea instead of coffee in the morning. Ok, that won’t ever happen — how about you strive for something that won’t give you headaches and caffeine withdrawals? Your dentist in Orlando has some suggestions for your new healthy smile habits in 2017.
December 13, 2016
You’re eating breakfast one morning and you keep feeling pain on this one particular spot on your tongue. Your curiosity finally takes you to the mirror, and you see you have a noticeable white bump on your tongue. It is extremely sensitive, and you only notice it more as the day goes on. You feel it whenever you say a word or take a bite. What is this? More importantly, what can you do about it? Your dentist in Orlando, Dr. John Russo, can tell you a little more about it, as well as how you can treat it. (more…)
November 30, 2016
Are you getting ready for a jam-packed holiday season? You’re not the only one. Your dentist in Orlando is busy transforming smiles with cosmetic dentistry as you read this blog post! From professional teeth whitening to one-visit cosmetic bonding and clear braces for adults, there’s a range of options available for improving the appearance of your teeth.
October 17, 2016
The old saying goes,” Discretion is the better part of valor,” and it couldn’t be truer at this moment. Your friends are great people, but they always get a little aggressive whenever you play touch football. They need a class on what “touch” really means. As you stare at the dog pile before you, you’re glad you didn’t get caught up in it. As the last person gets up, you notice they are holding something in their hands. It’s their teeth! The question now is what do you do in this situation? What if it was you, would you know how to act? Dr. John Russo, your dentist in Orlando, lets you know how to handle yourself in a dental emergency. (more…)
July 26, 2016
If you’re suffering from tooth loss, you’ve probably considered all of your options. Among those options are dental implants. While dental implants are the most preferred solution, a surgery is required, which means you have a lot of questions. As your dentist for dental implants in Orlando, Dr. Russo answers the top questions about the dental prosthetics to put your mind at ease.