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Bone Grafting

We have the ability to regenerate bone when needed. Socket preservation can repair sites with inadequate bone structure and allows more patients to become implant candidates.

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are changing the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth which look, feel and function like natural teeth.

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt within the mouth. When they align properly and gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed.

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We provide expert care and advanced methods to achieve quality outcomes

Welcome to the practice website of Dr. Richard T. Akin.  As a dual doctorate (DDS, MD) oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Akin manages a wide variety of concerns relating to the face, mouth and dentition.  Dr. Akin practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with specific expertise in dental implant surgery, bone grafting and wisdom tooth removal.  He has performed thousands of dental implant procedures and has developed a technique of minimaly invasive dental implant placement with immediate temporary tooth placement.  His technique was published in 2014.

Dr. Akin has developed and taught other specialists his techniques one immediate implant placement, minimally invasive oral surgery and minimally invasive dental implant surgery.  

Dr. Akin also treats and diagnoses facial injuries and oral pathology.  He focuses, writes and teaches on immediate dental implant placement, dental implant temporaries, and minimally invasive dental implant surgery.  His practice also incorporates 3D (CBCT) scanning, growth factors and IV sedation.

Dr. Akin lectures nationally on all topics related to dental implants with a specific focus on immediate dental implants and temporaries on implants performed the same day.  Dr. Akin is an instructor at the Pankey Institute, a non-profit post-doctoral environment for dental professionals.

In addition, Dr. Akin is pursuing a patent and trademark on his own dental implant product which solves a currently unsolved problem in minimally invasive immediate implant placement.  Patent and trademark pending.

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News & Announcements

General News

April Meeting

04.15.16 Team Treatment Planning

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4th Annual Hygiene Extravaganza

08.19.15 Guest speaker Catrice Opichka spoke onThe 21st Century Dental Hygiene Therapist: Discussing Difficult Topics With Our Patients

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Recent Lectures

Pankey Institute

02.25.16 Dr. Akin spoke at the Pankey Institute Essentials 3 course on February 3, 2016.

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Pankey Institute

12.16.15 Dr. Akin spoke at the Pankey Institutes Essentials 3 course on December 13, 2015.

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Study Club News

March Meeting

03.10.16 Live Clinical Demonstrations

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February Meeting

02.22.16 Mike Bellerino, CDT

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