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 an 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 expertise in dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal including bone grafting and gingival grafting.  Dr. Akin also treats and diagnoses facial soft tissue injuries, fractures and head and neck pathology.  Dr. Akin focuses, writes and teaches on immediate dental implant placement, dental implant temporaries, and minimally invasive dental implant surgery.  He is an instructor at the Pankey Institute and gives numerous lectures on dental implant topics each year.

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Announcements

The Pankey Institute

10.29.14 Dr. Akin has returned after teaching a course at the E3 seminar at the Pankey Institute. Click for more.

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Recent Publication

10.15.14 Dr. Akin was published in the August 2014 issue of an oral and maxillofacial journal.

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AAOMS Convention

09.10.14 Dr. Akin moderated a dental implant symposium at the annual AAOMS Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii. Click for more.

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