Russell graduated from RMIT in Victoria Australia in 1973 as Dux of Applied Science of Dental Technology.
In 1974 he was awarded the Overseas Foundation Scholarship by Rotary International to study Dental Ceramics in New York and Chicago.
Russell founded Omega Ceramics Dental Laboratory in 1975, which is now considered one of the leading Dental laboratories in the country. He is a Master in Digital Smile Design – DSD technology and has been appointed the Coordinator of DSD Clinics Australia and New Zealand.
Russell has lectured widely in the art of Analogue and modern Digital Dentistry in Europe, Asia, Australia, United States and has published articles on Dental Ceramics in dental journals Internationally.
Russell is a Qualified Chairside Technician (Prosthetist) and is currently involved in educating and mentoring young emerging Dentists in DSD and the Art of Aesthetic Dentistry.