Welcome to the Family

Our Values

Sandhills Orthodontics strives to create a family atmosphere where patients feel fully comfortable when receiving care. We love learning about you as a patient and as a person, and we aim to have every person we treat leaving happier and healthier than when they arrived. We are also an eco-friendly practice that cares just as much about protecting our planet as we do about protecting your dental health. We make visiting the orthodontist fun!

Dr. Glynda R. McConville

Dr. Glynda R. McConville earned her dental degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill before receiving her orthodontic training at New York University. A Board Certified orthodontist, she has been practicing dentistry since 1999. Dr. McConville stays abreast of the latest technological advances in her field with continuing education courses and active memberships in the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the North Carolina Dental Society.


Her husband, Parker McConville, is a family physician. He joined his father, Dr. Robert McConville, at Sandhills Family Practice in 2007. They have two children, Carly and Grayson.

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Fun Facts

In her spare time, Dr. McConville enjoys playing the piano, biking, reading, participating in triathlons, and is an avid Crossfitter and Crossfit coach.

Her boxer, Sampson, has an extreme underbite and has become the office mascot and a source of our tagline: Need a Better Bite?

Dr. McConville has a sweet tooth and is a “foodie”. She likes to try new restaurants when she travels.

Meet Our Team

Our staff makes up the heart of who we are and what we value as a practice. We care about our patient interactions from the moment you schedule your first appointment, to when you meet with Dr. McConville, through when you leave our office! Our team is experienced and confident in the level of care they provide, and we enjoy seeing the change that occurs in each smile. We love getting to know each patient, and we want you to get to know us!

Wendy

Wendy

Office Manager

Wendy is a graduate of Central Carolina Community College’s dental assisting program and joined Dr. McConville in 2010 as an orthodontic assistant. In 2017 she moved to the clerical portion of the practice to become the Financial Coordinator and has since been promoted to Office manager. She has four children and four grandchildren. In her spare time, you may find her being a chauffeur, cook or bottle washer for her grandchildren and she occasionally likes to make it to the lake or beach.  

Erin

Erin

Treatment Coordinator

Erin was born and raised in Sanford, NC, and has been our Treatment Coordinator since January 2019. She is passionate about her work and especially treasures her role in helping patients take their first step in the journey toward an amazing smile. She married her high school sweetheart, Michael, and they have one son, Trey. Outside of the office, Erin enjoys being outdoors with her family, especially if it’s a summer day spent on the lake or relaxing at the beach.

Shannon

Shannon

Scheduling and Marketing Coordinator

Shannon, a native of Sanford, NC, joined our practice in September 2016. Shannon wears many hats and is part of everything from patient care to billing support to marketing. She’s married to her high school sweetheart and together they have four children and four canine fur babies. When she’s not working, Shannon loves to spend time with her family as well as to cook, shop, and watch movies.

Jen

Jen

Marketing Coordinator

Jen joined our practice in June of 2021, supporting Sandhills Ortho’s marketing and outreach initiatives. Originally from Illinois, Jen graduated from the University of Illinois with a dual degree in Economics/English, but has called North Carolina home for the last 15 years. She has a background in administration, event planning, and design, and loves the creative and community building aspects of her job. Outside of work, Jen loves spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants, and listening to true crime podcasts.

Liz

Liz

Scheduling Coordinator

We welcomed Liz to Sandhills Ortho in September of 2021 as a Schedule Coordinator. Liz is fluent in Spanish and a native of Sanford, with a background in customer service. She has a friendly, can-do attitude and her favorite part of her job is the opportunity to interact with and help patients. In her spare time, Liz loves spending time with her family (especially her sweet daughter), traveling, watching movies, and going out to eat.

Ashley

Ashley

Clinic Coordinator

Ashley joined us in 2011 after graduating with a degree from the Central Carolina Community College Dental Assisting Program. Over the years Ashley has become an integral part of our practice, eventually earning the role of Clinic Coordinator. Her favorite part of her job is the opportunity to get to know our patients over the course of their treatment, then watching their faces light up when they see their new smile for the first time. Ashley is from Fort Bragg and loves being a mom to her two precious kids and spending time on their boat and at the beach. Sunshine and summertime are her favorites and Ashley dreams of someday living close enough to the coast to be able to head to the beach whenever she wants.

Jennifer

Jennifer

Orthodontic Assistant

Jen is originally from South Carolina but has called Sanford home for the last fifteen years. She has been in the dental field since the 90’s but has worked with Dr. McConville since 2008! In her spare time, she likes Hallmark movies, warm weather and flip flops.  

Harry

Harry

Orthodontic Assistant

Harry served for 8 years in the US Army as a military police officer.  In that time, he was deployed to Haiti and Iraq. After the military, he graduated from the dental assisting program at FTCC in 2015.  In his spare time, he loves to cook and play video games.

Kimrey

Kimrey

Sterilization Technician

Kimrey graduated from Sandhills Dental Career Center with a degree in Dental Assisting and joined our practice in February 2021 as a sterilization technician. She is detail-oriented and enjoys putting her skills to work ensuring everything is prepped and ready to provide patients with the highest level of care. Kimrey lives in Broadway, NC, but escapes to the beach whenever she can. In her spare time, Kimrey enjoys hanging out with family, friends, and her fur babies, pitbulls named Gauge and D.O.G.

Katelyn

Katelyn

Orthodontic Assistant

Katelyn is originally from Pittsboro, NC and joined our team in October 2019 as an orthodontic assistant. She describes Sandhills Ortho as her “second family” and genuinely cherishes her role in helping patients achieve their most beautiful, healthy smiles. When she’s not at work, Katelyn loves the beach, traveling, and spending time with her handsome nephew, beautiful niece, and goldendoodle, Hank… especially if sushi or Cold Stone ice cream is involved.

Sampson

Sampson

Mascot

Sampson is Dr. McConville’s sweet boxer and the source of our practice tagline: “Need a Better Bite?” His lovable disposition, combined with the irony of being an orthodontist’s furbaby with an extreme underbite, earned Sampson the role of our beloved mascot. His favorite things to do are cuddle with his family and chill with his big bro, Jake. While Sampson enjoys his role here at Sandhills Ortho, he hasn’t let the fame go to his head.