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Dr. Russell Chin

Dentistry
Pawtucket, RI
46 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pawtucket, RI

Address

1288 Newport Ave, Pawtucket, RI
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

(401) 727-1488

Russell S Chin,DDS. Ltd

Pawtucket, RI

About

Bio

Private practice 36 years. Participated in numerous community programs,member ADA,RIDA,IAO,AOS,DENTISTS INTERNATIONAL,past President NESCH,current Treasurer NESCH, member ASCH, past Executive Director IAONE Study Club,past Treasurer IAONE,Faculty NESCH,Cerec dr,certified JVA BioResearch,Tscan

Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Rhode Island

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

90 Answers
100 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Oral cancer: You need to see dentist asap the redness could be from abscess but it's the white and dark patches that a concern. You don't have to be a smoker o... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Could be toxic: If you give them a good multi vitamin like the chewables once a day that shoulfd be adequate. Too much vitamins can be poisonous to them and make the... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Muscle trauma: Could be from auto accident resulting in whiplash, occupational posture. Need to see your primary care dr who will diagnose problem and make referral... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Recent major dental : When your bite is off especially after major dental work like a crown or bridge it can cause similar symptoms with normal ct, MRI normal range, have ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Find substitute : Seems like you've been going through a lot being only 17 your use of your thumb as a coping mechanism stems from child hood habit of using it to comf... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Food debris: If they are really enlarged it could be food debris that collects on surface. Try rinsing with non alcohol rinse and see if it goes away. You can al... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Bad breath plus: You sound dehydrated because your saliva is thick n sticky. The bitterness is from electrolyte imbalance from lack of fluids n nutrition. The black ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Fibroma: Could be from trauma or continuous habit of biting your lip. Probably a fibroma. If it bothers you a lot, see and oral surgeo.
A member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Web site: You can contact the american society of clonical hypnosis and they can provide you with names of drs in the area. Go to asch.Org.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes: It's hereditary so it is for life.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
See specialists: See rheumatologist for lupus. Do you have butterfly like redness across nose n eyes? See dermatologist because a bad skin infection on your face can... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Antibiotics : If there's pain and swelling you need antibiotics. You could have a dry socket if the pain feels deep and there's an odor from the extraction site. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ignore: Best investment in yourself with immediate return on investment when case is completed n is for life.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Is this ?Or answer: If you are drinking alcohol after root canal treatment and are taking any pain meds you should NOT be drinking alcohol because it may accentuate the e... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Health clinic: You need to go to the hospital for antibiotics and suggestions to a health center or clinic for de natal treatment. If you are near a dental school th... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
See OBGYN ASAP: Doesn't sound normal especially with the brown stuff. They sound like clots. Go see your primary care dr or better your obgyn.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Large infection : You have a serious infection because your face is swollen. When the infection was starting you had small bubles on gums near bad teeth but when they ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
TMJ or gland: If the swelling is more noticible after a meal and then shrinks after an hour it could be a blocked parotid gland that is in the area you mentioned. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Trauma: Hoe often do you have sharp pain? Ever in an auto accident? Ever have clicking or soreness in area after chewing gum or after a meal? Any headaches ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
General anesthesia: That's usually true if your are seeing oral surgeon for impacted wisdom teeth extraction and want or need to be under general anesthesia.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Trauma,occlusion,TMJ: Were you ever involved in a car accident or have trauma to area? Have you had braces or large fillings or crowns done on that side or had wisdom teeth... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Eating disorder: Yes your BMI score is low and usually categorized as anorexia. See your PCP who may suggest a nutritionist and a specialist if you have an eating di... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Asymmetry is normal: Asymmetry is normal but. Without an examination can't tell to what degree of asymmetry there is. Best to see your PCP for exam and evaluation
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Normal range: Although your blood pressure is slightly high it is within normal range. Lying down probably has a calming affect on you. You need to address the cau... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Follow up visit: you should have had a follow up 10-14 days after procedure. Call your doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: If you already have straight teeth your tongue pressure against your front teeth could over time create spaces but not likely if you have good bone su... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Bone yes. Spot decay: Common for bony spicules to pop up following extraction and are a source of irritation than infection. Dr could pluck it out. Dark spot is on next too... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Neurological exam: If you've never had a head injury and this is not the first time you need to see a neurologist and possibly get a CAT scan. Have you been under any ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dry mouth stop smoke: Smoking can dry your mouth out and if you don't drink enough water (8glassesdaily) phlegm could form. If you drink hard alcohol it could irritate yo... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ignore: Apply a pearl drop of tooth paste on your brush and not the long strip. Brush does work not paste.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Matter of choice: When you take your course be sure it's one where you get to practice different techniques in inducing trance. Once you find one you like concentrate ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Extraction: Sounds llke your doing all the right things but if there is significant recession and your avoiding grafting at all costs it could cost you your too... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
2d vs 3d affect: Regular palatal expanders r basically 2d while the other 2 are 3 dimensional and create a more stable outcome and make the regular braces treatment fa... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Antibiotics: Sounds like you have an active infection. Sometimes after a root canal is started you can get an infection so you need to call your dentist asap for ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Throat culture: See your primary dr and have a throat culture done so they know which antibiotic is best.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Avoid fatty foods: Eat less or eliminate fatty foods. Take an antacid or for quicker solution take a tablespoon of balsamic vinegar. If it persists see you pcp right awa... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
TherayRadiation,chem: Radiation or excision.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Location of headache: It all depends on where they are, when they occur, how often and how long. Do you wake up with HA or at end of work day; are they located on side of... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ignore: Have them checked early to see if they will erupt. If not get the out by 19-easier/ no or short root.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ignore: Straight teeth and beautiful white smile can be a psychological life changer and create confidence.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Grinding: Could be from grinding. If your tooth has a flat edge instead of point you are grinding on it and that can cause sensitivity and soreness.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
30-40 min n safe: Nitrous oxide when administered is carefully titrated to make him comfortable and is continuously monitored so amounts given can be decreased as nece... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
STD : Few days after sex could be from trauma but month duration and red bumps could be disease. Go see pcp for throat culture.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Muscle spasm : Possible muscle spasm caused by para function , muscle imbalance, trauma, tmj.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ignore: You're never too old to start to get the smile you always wished you could have. Be bold and get it.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Wax buildup: Sounds like you have wax build up with some part that's loose. See your pcp and have them examine and clean out your ear as needed. Don't try to do i... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Safe: The amount of radiation is very minimal and all the bones and teeth also decreases any rays
A member asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
Ice chips. Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Ice chips help reduce inflammation n creates numbness. The tylenol (acetaminophen) helps them with the pain and helps them sleep.

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Mar 20, 2015
Great Doc!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Great help! This service really makes the world a smarter place! Thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Its true what you said. I guess my anxiety kind of caused this.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I never had any acciedent possibily a posture I have been for a while.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NYU College of Dentistry,NY
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

Top Dentist, First Place, Rhode Island - Summer
2013
Top Dentist, First Place, Rhode Island - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Third Place, Rhode Island - Summer
2014
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