Dr. Julie Russo was born and raised in Coral Springs, Florida and attended Auburn University where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. She then attended Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. During her senior year of dental school, Dr. Russo was awarded the Excellence in Pediatric Dentistry Award for her achievements in that field. Dr. Russo then completed two years at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, where she obtained her training in Pediatric Dentistry. She is a recipient of the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring in the top 3% on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry’s written examination. She currently lives in Clermont with her husband, James, and sons, Christopher and Nathaniel.