Dr. Russo-Mounger was born in New Roads, LA. She attended LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans and graduated with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1998. She regularly goes over and above the regular required hours of continuing education and stays on top of the latest developments in the field of dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, The Greater Baton Rouge Dental Association, and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Dr Russo serves on the Board of Trustees for the Baton Rouge Ballet Theater. She is a community leader with Cangelosi Dance Project and has been involved with The Big Buddy program as well as Susan G. Komen cancer projects.
She is also certified in the following dental treatments:
- 6-Month Smiles
- CEREC crowns, made in the office
- Invisalign and Clear Braces
- Rain Tree Braces for minor tooth movement
- Lumineers Veneers (no prep)
Dr. Russo was the first dentist in Baton Rouge to open a Dental Spa in 2004. At the Smile Spa they incorporate complementary spa amenities at every visit for all the patients. The Goal is to make your dental experience more comfortable and enjoyable than you ever thought possible. In 2017 Dr Russo did it again! Something unprecedented for this area, becoming the FIRST to add a licensed laser aesthetician to the practice to enhance the beautiful smiles she creates with beautiful skin.
When she is not making people’s smiles fabulous, Dr Russo along with her husband, Marcus, and their two sons, Spencer and Scout, enjoy spending time on their boat and at the beach. They also love snow skiing and traveling to see new places and new adventures. Dr Russo does take time out of her busy schedule to to compete in triathlons where she swims, bikes, and runs. She also enjoys returning to her first LOVE, Dance, and performing in many local events and performances for fundraisers and just for fun. She is pictured above as the 2018 Judge’s Choice Dance Winner for Dancing for a Cause. The Fundraiser was to benefit The Arc of Ascension.
As you can see from this pictrue, Dr. Russo is very close to her family. Her Mom, Patsy, began working at The Smile Spa, after she retired from the Pointe Coupee School board. She still comes in sporadically to help out when she is not playing with all her grandchildren. Her Father is a retired Pharmacist that still does some relief work. Both parents along with her and her two siblings are very loving, christian, and hard working,
Dr Russo’s brother, Michael, works in the Baton Rouge City Police Department, Motors Division. The “baby” sister, Dr. Alexis Russo, followed in her big sisters footsteps and is a General Dentist in Shreveport La. Dr. Russo has 4 nephews that she adores, Harlen, Hudson, Enzo and Eli.