Dr Alpers Kristopher Alpers, DDS

Dr. Kristopher Alpers and his wife Kelly are originally from Minnesota. After many visits to the Valley of the Sun they decided to move permanently to our beautiful city following graduation from dental school.

Dr. Alpers received his B.S. in Exercise Science from Michigan Technological University, where he also played college basketball. He attended Marquette University School of Dentistry and was awarded his D.D.S. in 2014. He was presented with the National Leadership Award, which is given to the senior student who exhibited outstanding leadership, academic, professional improvement and demonstrates great potential. He was also elected class president.

Dr. Alpers is a participating member of the American Dental Association, the Arizona Dental Association, and the Central Arizona Dental Society. He follows an approach to dentistry that allows patients to be well informed and have an active role in their treatment plan.

In his spare time Kris volunteers at the Neighborhood Christian Dental Clinic where he helps treat the underserved population. He enjoys golfing, hiking and eating out. He and his wife, along with their dog Penny, delight in cheering on the Green Bay Packers.

Ronald C. Russo Ronald C. Russo, DMD

Practicing family, restorative and aesthetic dentistry in Scottsdale since 1978, Dr. Russo is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry. He has completed extensive continuing education in state-of-the-art dental technologies, and is on the cutting edge of modern dentistry. Dr. Russo is an active member of the American Dental Association, Arizona State Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. He is a past president of Cactus Little League and the Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club. Dr. Russo is a proud father of three adult children and enjoys spending time with his two grandchildren. In his spare time, he attends dental continuing education courses and Pilates conditioning. He also enjoys golfing, skiing, hiking, traveling and eating gourmet food and wine.

A Letter from Dr. Russo

Meet Our Team

Our friendly team at Alpers Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is excited to meet you! We are dedicated to helping each patient we meet achieve a healthy, beautiful smile and take the time to get to know you and help you feel comfortable when you visit our office. Call us at 480-998-3355 today to learn more and make your appointment with our dentists in Scottsdale, Arizona!

Years in the dental field: 14
Joined Dr. Russo’s practice in 2003
Native: Mesa, Arizona

Family: I am the oldest of five children and have 11 beautiful nieces and nephews who I enjoy spoiling. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, wine tasting and traveling.

Years in the dental field: 14
Joined Dr. Russo’s practice in 1996
Native: Lima, Peru

Family: I have been happily married for 18 years. We have a wonderful son who is very active in baseball. We also have a black lab. I love to watch my son’s games, hiking, cooking and roller-blading.

Years in the dental field: 34
Joined Dr. Russo’s practice in 2010
Native: Poughkeepsie, NY

Family: I have two wonderful children who are my pride and joy. I also have a new husband of six months, who makes me feel very special! In my free time I love to read, cook and watch sports.

Years in the dental field: 17
Joined Dr. Russo’s practice in 2005
Native: Beaumont, Texas

Family: I have a wonderful daughter, three dogs and one cat who thinks he is a dog. In my spare time I enjoy hiking with my daughter & dogs. I also enjoy reading and cooking.

Years in the dental field: 17
Joined Dr. Russo’s practice in 2011
Native: Hebron, Indiana

Family: I have twin boys that are amazing and a wonderful husband of 22 years and counting. In my spare time I enjoy hiking, reading and spending time with my family.