Dr. Russo completed his undergraduate degree at Providence College. He received a Masters in Medical Sciences from Boston University School of Medicine and earned his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he was a student admissions representative his second year and class Vice President for his last two years.
Dr. Russo and his wife moved back to CT in 2001 after graduation to begin his dental career at Vernon Family Dentists. Dr. Russo loves technology and has incorporated it into every aspect of his practice with 3D x-rays, digital impressions, CAD/CAM, 3D printing, and operatory patient education videos. He believes in educating his patients on the importance of oral health and all treatment options while providing the most up to date dental care in a gentle and compassionate manner. Dr. Russo understands that learning continues throughout life and continues his dental education as a member of the Manchester Spear Study Club where he meets monthly with other local dentists to corroborate on difficult cases, discuss all aspects of dentistry, and attend yearly courses in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Russo is also a member of the ADA, CSDA (CT State Dental Association), and Tolland County Dental Society.
In his spare time, Dr. Russo enjoys spending time at ice rinks where he has helped coach all three of his sons in ice hockey. He also is an avid runner and has completed numerous 5k, 10k, half marathons, and full marathons.