John N. Russo, D.D.S., who has practiced dentistry in Wilmington for 48 years, was inducted into the International College of Dentists (ICD) in recognition of his services to organized dentistry.
The ICD is the oldest and largest international honorary dental organization, established in 1927 with more than 12,000 fellows. Fellowship in the college is by invitation only and is granted in recognition of an individual dentist’s “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind.”
Dr. Russo has been involved in educating General Practice Dentistry Program residents since 1967. He currently leads Christiana Care’s General Dentistry Section. He also served as president of the American Academy of General Dentistry, an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing education.
Dr. Russo received his dental degree from the University of Maryland and undergraduate degree from Mount St. Mary’s College, Maryland.