Today Hallie chats with Dr. Courtney Donkoh, DDS. Dr. Donkoh practices in the south suburbs of Chicago with a focus on expansion to achieve optimal mandibular growth. Dr. Donkoh paints a beautifully vivid yet easy to understand image of the orofacial anatomy and what optimal mandibular growth and development.
Dr. Donkoh recognizes the value of myofunctional therapy as an integral part of the treatment process, often recommending this as the first step in the treatment plan. She shares her approach to collaborating with team providers (e.g., Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) & Myofunctional Therapists) to determine each patients individualized treatment plan. Listen and learn about the anatomy of the mandible and the team approach to addressing airway issues.