Raleigh, NC – The Miss North Carolina Scholarship Organization announced today that Dr. Justin Russo with Russo DDS will be the presenting sponsor for the pageant.

Raleigh’s top rated Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Justin Russo, is an award-winning, highly trained cosmetic and general dentist offering patients a fresh perspective and cutting edge dental techniques to help you achieve the smile you deserve. His specialty, cosmetic dentistry, offers patients “smile makeovers” with porcelain veneers or crowns. Also active in general dentistry, Dr. Russo regularly performs routine general dentistry including tooth-colored fillings, dental implants, porcelain crowns (caps), root canal therapy, and extractions.

“We are proud to have been a sponsor of the Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen organization for a couple years now,” said Dr. Justin Russo of Russo DDS. “I am excited to further our relationship to help fulfill the Miss NC organization’s mission to empowering young ladies from across this state.”

Preliminary competitions for Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen will start June 21-23 at Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. The Outstanding Teen competition will conclude with crowning on June 24 at 2pm. Miss North Carolina 2017 will be crowned at 7pm live on ABC11 and ABC11.com. Tickets for the event will be available in the Spring.


Dr. Justin Russo with Russo DDS is located at 13220 Strickland Road, Suite 166 in Raleigh and is currently accepting new patients. Using celebrity dental labs out of NYC, Russo DDS offers the triangle high quality, American made dental work and is committed to a mercury free dental practice. Dr. Justin Russo has been awarded Midtown Magazine’s Diamond Award for Best Dentist in 2017 along with best dentistry awards in Midtown Magazines 2016 edition and INDY Week’s Best of Wake County. For more information, visit www.russoddsraleigh.com.


As an official state preliminary associated with the Miss America Organization, the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant is a part of the largest scholarship providing organization for women in the world. Promoting an emphasis on academics and communication skills, the Miss NC Pageant is considered a launching pad for young women to further their academic and career goals. For more information about volunteering or competing, please visit www.missnc.org.

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