Dr.Peter Russo - Yarmouth Dentist

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 gourment 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.


"Highly recommend Dr. Russo and his assistant Melissa! This duo makes dental work easy, comfortable and almost fun!! So happy with my experience receiving 2 crowns over the course of 3 appointments! Definitely recommend switching to Bass River Dental with Dr. Russo!!!!"



"Don't make the mistake of passing on Bass River Dental. I love Dr. Russo's friendly and professional manner. The staff is great too. I have had a lot of work done and I know great dental work when I see it."



"Dr. Russo and all the staff make going to the dentist at Bass River Dental wonderfully pleasant experience. The workmanship on my new crown is magnificent. This office is run professionally. All CDC COVID-19 are in place. The Qualifying of Care Cannot Be Beat!!!!!😁"



"Great staff and Dr Russo is friendly and kind and explains why he is doing and suggesting before he does it. Great dental choice!"



"Dr Russo saved our vacation!! My husband broke his bridge and it fell out. We are 5 hrs from home. Dr Russo made the time to see him as an emergency and glued it back in. The whole office was very accommodating. Highly recommend!!"



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