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Meet Dr. Russo

Dr. Russo earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1998. He first graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management, thinking of becoming a gourmet chef. While volunteering at the New England Medical Center helping patients with head and neck cancer, he decided that his true calling was dentistry at which time he decided to go back to school. He enrolled at Northeastern University to complete the coursework necessary to enter into dental school.

Education & Training

After graduating from dental school, Dr. Russo accepted a dual appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor for Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine as well as an Assistant Professor position for the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. In addition, Dr. Russo committed time to volunteering his services to the underserved population across Massachusetts.

Skills & Specialties

As a general dentist, Dr. Russo is trained to provide a full range of oral care services and treats people of all ages. Dr. Russo’s focus on lifelong learning allows him to master the latest advancements in both aesthetic and restorative dentistry. He keeps up-to-date with new developments in dentistry by his continuing education coursework. His easy going personality delivers the benefits of state of the art dentistry to his patients in the most relaxing manner possible. Dr. Russo is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society and the Cape Cod District Association.

Personal Life

Dr. Russo is originally from Rhode Island but has lived and worked on Cape Cod close to fifteen years. He is an accomplished artist, painting landscapes in acrylics. When not in the office Dr. Russo also enjoys cooking, traveling and long walks on the beautiful beaches of Cape Cod.

Real testimonials from real patients

Bass River Dental Dr. Russo Dental Exam, Hygiene
I was in search of a dentist here on the Cape and was referred by a friend. My First time here and the experience was perfect. Very friendly, efficient staff. Dr. Russo concluded with a very thorough jaw, neck exam. Very happy I chose Bass River Dental!
— Denise C.
Bass River Dental Dr. Russo Dental Emergencies
I was on vacation with a Dental emergency and was lucky enough to find my way to Dr Russo and his staff..from my initial phone call to the office Experience ..everything was professional and friendly..kudos to Bass River Dental
— Mary H.
Bass River Dental Dr. Russo Dental Exam, Hygiene
Caring personable professionals. Very clean environment. Accommodating to time needs. Friendly competent office staff. If you have to go to the dentist (which we all do) it is as enjoyable as possible. Dr Russo and Kelly (dental hygienist) are excellent
— Helen J.
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