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About Me


Lauren Koroknay RDH, O.M.T.

I am a dental hygienist and myofunctional therapist, practicing in a systemic health centered dental office. My path into myofunctional therapy was inspired by my mentor and boss Dr. Michael Czubiak, who has guided and supported my curiosities and quest for solutions to patients dental problems. 

After getting into private practice I started to notice patterns with my patients that I wasn't able to address with conventional dental hygiene treatments. I grew frustrated by putting bandaids on patients problems, that I suspected, had a larger underlying cause. In my search to deepen my knowledge and find answers, I began researching myofunctional therapy. The pieces of the puzzle have started to fall into place ever since.

Our health lies in our everyday lives and habits, not in our doctors offices. Everything in our body is connected and I believe a healthy body starts with a healthy and well functioning mouth.

  • Feeders & Growers - Occupational Therapy Feeding Specialists

        Neurobiology of Swallowing and Dysphagia Course 2020

  • AAOSH - American Academy for Oral Systemic Health

Member and attendee of their Scientific Session 2017, 2018 2019

  • Functional Frenuloplasty Workshop 2018

Comprehensive Tongue Tie evaluation and treatment course with one of the worlds leading Sleep Surgeons, Dr. Soroush Zaghi

  • AOMT Myofunctional Therapy Training 2016

Orofacial Myofunctioanl Therapy Training with the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and Joy Moller in December of 2016

  • Certificate and Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene 2012

Graduated from Oxnard College Dental Hygiene Program in 2012 with an Associates in Dental Hygiene

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