Dr. Richard K. Akin, DDS

Dr. Richard K. Akin, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Male | 71 years old

A second generation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who was born in New Orleans, Dr. Akin...Read more

RICHARD K AKIN, APDC
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A second generation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who was born in New Orleans, Dr. Akin practiced with his father before...
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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

Procedures Performed

  • Facial Reconstruction

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hosp Of New Orleans
  • Residency Hospital
    Charity Hospital of New Orleans
  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola University / School of Dentistry

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
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Dr. Akin's Care Philosophy

A second generation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who was born in New Orleans, Dr. Akin practiced with his father before coming to Baton Rouge in 2005. He has extensive experience in implant dentistry, including advanced bone grafting procedures to aid in dental implant reconstruction. Additionally, his residency incorporated anesthesia training that qualifies him to perform a wide variety of procedures in both an office setting and a hospital environment.  Dr. Akin also has a clinical interest in facial cosmetic surgery.