Poplar Bluff, Kennett Orthodontist
Poplar Bluff, Kennett Orthodontist, Dr. Courtney Atkinson is a Missouri native who grew up in Saint Louis. She provides braces and Invisalign to children and adults in Poplar Bluff and Kennett, Missouri. Dr. Atkinson graduated Summa Cum Laude from Saint Louis University receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. It was during her undergraduate studies that she developed an interest in orthodontics. While at Saint Louis University, her father underwent orthodontic treatment. After seeing the impact it made in her father’s life, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Southern Illinois University and became passionate about being able to transform others’ lives through orthodontics… helping to create a new sense of happiness self-assurance in the lives of her patients.
“I like to see how changing a smile can change a person’s life and outlook.”
Dr. Atkinson is married with two step-sons, a yellow lab, Ezekiel, and a Maine Coon cat named Micah. When she is not creating beautiful smiles, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, photography, church, traveling, reading and outdoor activities.
Education Saint Louis University
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Cum Laude Graduate
University of Colorado School of Dentistry
Avid Runner. Amateur Artist. Jeep Lover. Pet Lover. Not a chocolate fan. Likes to repair cars.Professional Organizations
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Three Rivers Dental Society
- Missouri Dental Association
- Rotary Club of Poplar Bluff
- Board Member of Whole Kids Outreach