Why Choose Us?
- MOST LOCAL INSURANCE ACCEPTED
- EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS
- FLEXIBLE FINANCING AVAILABLE
- FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL OFFICE STAFF
- HIGHLY TRAINED STAFF
- STRICT STERILIZATION POLICIES
- EXCELLENT PATIENT SATISFACTION
- ONLY FULL TIME ORAL SURGEON LIVING IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY
- COMMITTED TO CONTINUED EDUCATION AND LEARNING
About Dr. Akin
Originally from Northern CA, Dr. Akin earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Brigham Young University in 2000. He then received his DDS at the University of California San Francisco from 2002-2006 where he served as president of the American Dental Education Association. He received the award for being the top clinician of his class.
Upon completion of his doctor of dental surgery degree at UCSF, Dr. Akin was accepted into Loma Linda University’s prestigious program in oral & maxillofacial surgery. During his 4-year residency Dr. Akin was trained in multiple surgical and medical disciplines including: internal medicine, anesthesiology, pathology, general surgery, vascular surgery, Otolaryngology, surgical intensive care, microsurgery, head and neck trauma, maxillofacial infections, benign & malignant oncology, craniofacial surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery, temporomandibular joint arthroscopic/laser surgery, distraction osteogenesis, orthognathic surgery, dentoalveolar & implant surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery. During his final year at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Dr. Akin served as chief resident in the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
In addition to his experience and credentials in his field, Dr. Akin speaks fluent Spanish. Dr. Akin leads an active lifestyle of running, swimming, surfing and just about any other sport. His wife and four children have made their home in Potsdam.