Welcome to the Family
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.
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!
Ana joined our practice in 2015. She is a huge animal lover and has two fur babies named Roxii and Sasha. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking or spending hot summer days at the beach.
Marckee was born and raised in Sanford, NC. she started in the healthcare field yet soon switched to dental when she realized how amazing it can be. She attended dental assisting school at SDCC and has loved it ever since.
Tara is originally from Georgia and has been in the dental field since 2012. Her husband is a soldier at Fr. Bragg and they have two daughters. She loves to travel and enjoys anything outdoors. Fun Fact: she made it to the Junior Olympics in gymnastics!
Ashley has been with us since 2010 after completing her clinical rotations here. She loves being a part of patients’ journey through orthodontic treatment and seeing the smiles on their faces when their braces come off, although her husband and two young children are the ones who steal her heart. She also has a dog and two goldfish. Outside of work, you may find her at Hobby Lobby putting her DIY skills to work.
Brittany first met Dr. McConville as an Invisalign patient at Sandhills Orthodontics. Before joining this amazing team, she worked as a Veterinary Technician where dental health was also very important. She joined our team in 2017 and enjoys introducing new patients to our dental family. When not working, she enjoys travel, being a “foodie”, going to the lake and loving on her dog, Balou.
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 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.
Shannon joined our practice in September 2016. She was born and raised in Sanford, NC. She married her highschool sweetheart and together, they have three children. They also have four canine fur babies. She loves to spend time with her family, cook, shop and watch movies.
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.