The McCormick Difference …
Welcome to McCormick Orthodontics, a longtime staple in your orthodontic care community. With locations in Oxford and Jennersville, our top priority is to provide you the highest quality orthodontic care in a friendly and comfortable environment. Whether you're an adult, adolescent or child, our knowledgeable doctors and staff are committed to helping you achieve the smile you deserve -- a healthy and beautiful one.
Dr. Michaela McCormick grew up in Delaware County with her three brothers and her parents (Dr. Joe McCormick had his first orthodontic practice 3 blocks from their home). After high school she went to Middlebury College in Vermont where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in both Biology and Psychology. After graduation she traveled the US and Canada, working and studying for three years, learning to speak French and gathering the science pre-requisites needed to apply to dental school. In 2005 she graduated from Temple Dental School, where she was on the Admissions Committee, Yearbook Committee and the Honor Board. She was on the Dean’s list 9 semesters for outstanding academic achievement and was chosen to receive the Bresler Award where one graduating senior who has a special gift in working with children is honored. Following graduation she worked with Dr. Robert Vanarsdall, a dual specialist in both Orthodontics and Periodontics. This singular year with Dr. Vanarsdall, a true maverick in the field of orthodontics authoring innumerable text books and research papers and speaking all over the world, gave her an invaluable depth of knowledge into difficult cases, surgical cases, periodontal issues and true orthopedic treatment. She graduated from University of Pennsylvania Orthodontic Residency in 2008 and went right into practice here in Chester County.
Dr. Michaela has owned McCormick Orthodontics since 2011. She wouldn’t want to work in any other place in the world! She LOVES children and finds enormous joy in chatting with them at each visit and watching them grow. She believes in a balance of preventative and proactive orthodontic approaches and believes every parent and patient deserves a thorough explanation of the issues at hand and the recommended treatment plan. At the exam, she has two distinct rules: #1: There are no sneak attacks; we get to chat about and examine any and all instruments and procedures. Rule #1 helps build the patient’s confidence and trust throughout treatment. Rule #2: Please ask questions! Dr. Michaela firmly believes the more she knows about each patient, the better she can guide treatment and motivate each patient. Without knowing each patient she is just treating the teeth...she wants to treat more holistically.
Dr. Michaela is married to a hockey loving French Canadian named Francois Gravel...who goes by Frank. They have two awesome kids, Henri and Beatrice. When Dr. Michaela has some free time she spends it with her kids, reading, wrestling and playing in the creek next to their house. She is a ravenous reader, loves food and can’t wait to camp and travel more as her kids get older.
Dr. Sonal Dave is an outstanding orthodontist dedicated to creating beautiful smiles and enhancing facial beauty. She practices with compassion and sensitivity to each patient’s needs. She truly enjoys being able to make a positive impact on patients’ lives and looks forward to building relationships with her patients and their families during their orthodontic journey. Dr. Dave had braces as a teenager and had an amazing life changing experience and her goal is to recreate this experience for each of her patients.
Dr. Dave's hard work and extensive educational background has provided her with specialized knowledge and advanced training to deliver the best services and results to her patients. She began her education at Unionville High School in our neighboring town Kennett Square, PA.
She earned her Bachelor's degree in Science and a minor in Religious Studies from Penn State University along with several honors and awards. After college, Dr. Dave worked and traveled on a back-packing trip to South East Asia and Japan. Upon her return, she pursued her dental degree from the prestigious Ivy-league school, University of Pennsylvania, and graduated summa cum laude. During her studies there, she was also able to fulfill her love of travel. Dr. Dave was granted an externship to Fuji where she worked as a dentist treating an underserved population. After graduation she completed a general practice residency program at Christiana Care Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Dave had the privilege to return to University of Pennsylvania for her post-doctoral specialized orthodontic training.
Dr. Sonal Dave also understands the importance of continually learning and keeping current in the field of orthodontics. She strives to learn about the most modern advances and techniques by attending continuing education classes and conferences regularly. She is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and the Pennsylvania Dental Association.
Dr. Dave is a native to the area and couldn’t be more happy to currently reside in Avondale, PA. She comes from a very close nit and extensive family that mostly reside in the neighboring towns as well. She has two beautiful children, Senai and Simryn, and enjoys her spare time with them. When she is not spending time with her family and friends, she loves being outdoors hiking, running, and working out. Lastly, as you already know, one of her true passions is traveling, learning, and experiencing different cultures.
I have been a member of the McOrtho team since the summer of 2008. Currently I am the Office Manager, but I've worn many hats in the office! When I started with the practice, I worked in lab and sterilization. Then I took on a role in Marketing and Community Education, working very closely with the local schools. I also did Treatment Coordinating before moving into my current role.
I enjoy working at McCormick Orthodontics because I work with amazing doctors, a fun team and an amazing patient base. Every day is different and it keeps my job exciting!
Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with my husband, Jeff, who I met in middle school. We have one child, Sadie, that keeps us on our toes! We enjoy spending our time together going to concerts, sporting events and traveling anywhere we have the opportunity to go!
I am the Clinical Supervisor and I have been with McCormick Orthodontics since 2004.
I absolutely love what I do. To see the beginning and end results and smiles when patients are finished is amazing and rewarding!
I grew up here in the Oxford area and so did my husband, Jeff. We three children, two of which have completed treatment at McCormick's and one is currently in treatment. My son, Louie, is a Marine, my oldest daughter, Dali, is in college for Nursing and my youngest, Jekelle, is in middle school and also is in treatment. I love to travel whenever I can, but I love to be home too because I love spending time with my family. I also love gardening and according to my coworkers, I make a pretty mean salsa! I recently become a grandma aka Gigi in August 2017 to the sweetest baby boy.
I've enjoyed working at McCormick's since the fall of 1992. I started out as a receptionist and now I am the Financial Coordinator.
I grew up in the Oxford area. I have a son, Derek and a daughter, Niki. My daughter was treated by Dr. Joe.
I am a huge fan of the Philadelphia Phillies and I also enjoy tennis.
In the summer I love working outside, enjoy my patio and going to the beach.
My name is Jess and I am a proud employee here at McCormick’s! In the office you will see me in a few different positions specifically, at the front desk or in the clinic.
As of this August, I have returned from having a baby! Our baby girl, Riley, is mine and my husbands pride and joy!! She was born in July and we are so in love with her. This November, my husband Justin and I will be celebrating our 2 year wedding anniversary. Justin and I also have a fur baby named Dawkins. He is a 1 year old german shepherd and he definitely keeps us on our toes. His quirky personality always keeps us laughing :)
I have been with McCormick’s for 4 years and am so honored to work with such a wonderful group of people. We love seeing all of your wonderful faces come through the office doors and feel privelidged to have the opportunity to give you a beautiful smile!!
In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, going to the beach and giving my daughter all of my love!!
xoxo - - Jess
“You’re never fully dressed without a SMILE” - - a quote from the movie “Annie"
I am a receptionist at McCormick Orthodontics.
I have been employed with the practice since 1986. I guess you can tell I love my job, and working with the doctors, the staff and our wonderful families.
Two generations of my family, my three children and three grandchildren have had orthodontic treatment here at the office. It was an investment of a lifetime and one I would never regret.
Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband, 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren. I enjoy road trips with my husband, Phil, on our motorcycle, reading, baking & cooking and spending time with my family. I also enjoy visiting Tennessee and Virginia, where most of my immediate family resides.
Its always a joy to see multiple generations of family's in the office.
I currently work part time at the office with hopes of more traveling in my future.
I am a Clinical Assistant here at McCormick Orthodontics and started here when I was 19. When I was 21 Dr. Joe McCormick treated me. I am blessed to have a job that I truly enjoy coming to each day. Everyday is exciting and new. I work with a great team and I enjoy seeing all the patients. My husband, Kevin and I have been together since eighth grade and have been married for 14 years. We have with 3 children, Brandon, Caleigh and Cameron. I love spending time with my family outside of work.
I have been with Mccormick Orthodontics since July 2005. I work as a clinical assistant and lab manager making appliances! I am currently enrolled at Harcum College's Dental Hygiene Program. I am studying to become a dental hygienist. Because I am in school, you may not see me in the office too much. This summer I am helping out and have even taken on a role at the front desk. I love spending time with my family and friends. I love working with children and adults making them smile and laugh!
My name is Jodi. I have been apart of the McCormick team since the fall of 2014 and I’ve had multiple roles. I began my time here in lab and sterilization and in the financial department, trained at the front desk and I am now taking on some responsibilities in marketing. I’ve been married to my husband Chad, for 17 years, we were high school sweethearts. We have 5 awesome children Ben, Claire, Sam, Grace and Lillie. In my free time I like to hike and go to the beach whenever I get chance.
My name is Ana. I became a member of McCormick Orthodontics back in 2013. When i joined the McOrtho team, I was a clinical assistant. I am now the in-house lab manager and am responsible for making many of the appliances that our patients are treated with. I was treated by Dr. Joe. I am a mother to two wonderful kids, Leo and Julia. I love watching soccer and spending lots time with my family.
I'm a Dental Assistant and I also work in Records. If you are a new patient, I may be the first person you meet when you come into the office! My husband, Hector and I have two children. Our first baby is a four-legged French bulldog named Sata. Our two-legged baby, Myles, came a couple of years after and is now going on three. I've been with the practice since October 2005. I love to read, watch the Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. I research everything before I make a commitment to it. I also love learning new things, especially from our patients who are absolutely awesome!
I have been working at McCormick Orthodontics since November 1997 as the Insurance Coordinator. One of my favorite memories of working at McCormick Orthodontics was the team trip we took to Ireland. It was a great experience! I enjoy spending my free time with my husband, Tom and my two sons and their families.
My name is Charrity; I am a Treatment Coordinator at McCormicks and have been with the practice since June 2014. I absolutely love my job! I really enjoy getting to meet so many new patients every day. I also love working with such an awesome group of women :) Not only do I work here, but I was also a patient of Dr. Joe McCormick when I was younger!
When I'm not working at McCormicks, I sing in an acoustic band and perform locally several times a month. In my spare time I love to spend time with my children.
I am a dental assistant with Dr. Chaela and Dr. Dave. I have been with the practice since July 2015. I wanted to share a little bit about myself with you so that you feel like you know me when you come in for your appointment! I am the office’s Southern Belle and I Moved to PA in 2007 when my husband’s job transferred from Greenville, Mississippi. Bill and I have three beautiful children named Amy Lauren, Taylor, and Landon. In my spare time I enjoy exercising, fishing, water sports, cooking, yard work and spending time with family and friends.
I have been a part of the McCormick Orthodontic's team since August 2015. I also work for an oral surgeons office on Friday's. So you might see me there too if you ever find your self needing a tooth extracted!
I'm originally from North East, MD, but have lived in Delaware now for the past 10 years. I am a huge animal person! I have two chihuahuas; Kali and Lily. In my spare time, I like to take my dogs to the dog park, go the movies, and spend time with my family, boyfriend, and friends.
An interesting fact about my self is that I am 1 of 9 children.
I have been with McCormick Orthodontics since 2015. I completed my externship with the office and was hired on as a team member at the completion of the externship. I love working here with such a great team. Everyone here is so helpful and we all help each other out. I currently work in Lab and the Records Department. I have lived in Oxford, Pennsylvania for most of my life. Something you should know about me is that I love going to the dentist just for my regularly check-up. Also, I'm a big Pokémon fan!
My name is Brianna. I completed the Dental Assisting Program at Lancaster County Career and Technology Center in 2015 and joined the McCormick team in 2016 as a Clinical Assistant. I did All-Star Competitive Cheerleading for 4 years. I absolutely love dogs,I have a spoiled little Yorkie and a Lab mix! I also enjoy going to the beach and having bonfires with my friends. :)
I have the pleasure of being a Treatment Coordinator here at McCormick Orthodontics. Not only am I grateful to work with such a amazingly unique group of people, I am grateful to meet such wonderful families everyday and help them understand what their orthodontic experience will be like.
While I am not at McCormick's I try to spend as much time as I can outside - from going on a run, playing in the snow, to taking a hike with my dogs. I just love to be active and outside!
I have been a Receptionist at McCormick Orthodontics since April 2017.
My husband and I were married in 1992.. We have three children, and plenty of animals.
Everyone here is very helpful. Every day is different and exciting. I learn something new every day.
I grew up in Fair Hill, MD. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. We enjoy spending vacation time at home by the pool and also occasionally going on a cruise.
I am the assistant bookkeeper at McCormick Orthodontics. I'm very new to the practice, but hope to be a part of it for as long as some of the veterans here. I love working with the staff to help patients have an enjoyable and memorable experience throughout their treatment.
I am an Oxfordian, born and raised. I come from a very large family; some of who have been treated at the practice. In my down time I enjoy reading, painting, and spending time with my many nieces and nephews!
My name is Jen, and I am a receptionist with McCormick Orthodontics. I recently joined the McCormick team after staying home with my children for the past couple of years, and am learning so much every day!
I live in Conowingo, Maryland with my husband of 11 years, Warren, and our two children, Madelyn and Webby. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, watching my children play sports and going to Hershey Park.
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