About Dr. McKinney
Dr. McKinney considers himself incredibly fortunate to be part of a profession that brings positive transformations to people’s lives through orthodontic care. Witnessing the joy on patients’ faces as their smiles evolve is his continuous inspiration.
A Passion for Personal Connections
Dr. McKinney cherishes the relationships developed with each patient throughout their orthodontic journey. The regular interactions and shared stories make every day a new opportunity to learn and connect. Building these genuine relationships is a cornerstone of his practice.
The Fulfillment of Transforming Smiles
The most rewarding aspect of Dr. McKinney’s work is witnessing a transformed smile’s profound impact on an individual. Seeing patients gain confidence, readily make eye contact, and smile without hesitation is incredible. It’s a privilege for him to contribute to their newfound self-assurance.
Education and Commitment to Excellence
Dr. McKinney’s journey in orthodontics has been shaped by a commitment to education and continuous learning. Here are some highlights of his educational background:
Bachelor of Science, University of Alabama
Doctorate of Dental Medicine with honors, University Alabama School of Dentistry
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Chief Resident)
A Commitment to Continued Learning
Orthodontics is a field of constant evolution, and Dr. McKinney is dedicated to staying at the forefront of advancements. Through active participation in meetings, seminars, and continuous engagement with the latest literature, he ensures that his patients receive the best and most innovative orthodontic care.
Dr. McKinney is proud to be associated with esteemed professional organizations:
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS
AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION
ALABAMA DENTAL ASSOCIATION
ALABAMA ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS
Life Beyond Orthodontics
Outside his professional life, Dr. McKinney is devoted to his family. He has been happily married to his wife, Lisa, for over a decade and a half, and together they are blessed with three wonderful children: Gabriel, Micah, and Chloe.
Being active in the community is a value Dr. McKinney holds dear. He is involved in various church functions and has participated in Christian medical/dental mission trips to other countries. Additionally, he enjoys farming and golfing during his leisure time.
Schedule Your Visit Today
We know that orthodontic treatment comes with questions and concerns. That's why we offer free, no obligation consultations for our new patients. When you visit McKinney Orthodontics for the first time, you'll meet Dr. McKinney and our team, and together explore the best treatment options that will fit your needs and lifestyle. Exceptional care and personalized treatment, all designed to achieve your best smile. Let's get started today!