Get to know Dr. Atkinson
EducationSaint Louis University, Bachelor of Science in BiologySouthern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Doctorate of Dental MedicineUniversity of Colorado School of Dentistry, Orthodontic Residency
Professional OrganizationsAmerican Association of OrthodontistsAmerican Dental AssociationThree Rivers Dental SocietyMissouri Dental AssociationRotary Club of Poplar BluffBoard Member of Whole Kids Outreach
Orthodontist in Poplar Bluff and Kennett, Missouri: Specializing in braces and InvisalignⓇ
Dr. Courtney Atkinson is a Missouri native who grew up in Saint Louis. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Saint Louis University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. During her undergraduate studies, her father underwent orthodontic treatment. After seeing the impact the treatment made on her father’s life, Dr. Atkinson’s interest in orthodontics peaked. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Southern Illinois University where she graduated Cum Laude and became passionate about transforming others’ lives through orthodontics.
As a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Dr. Atkinson is passionate about helping create a new sense of happiness and self-assurance in the lives of kids, teens, and adults through braces and Invisalign® treatment.
“I like to see how changing a smile can change a person’s life and outlook.”
Dr. Atkinson enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, taking photos, going to church, traveling, and reading. She is married to the love of her life and has two pets that she adores: Ezekiel and Micah.