Dr. Meghan O'Connell is a Kenosha native and excited to be back in her hometown. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin with degrees in biology and business and continued her education at Marquette University, where she attended dental school. During dental school, Dr. O'Connell was awarded a Health Professions Scholarship with the Army and commissioned into the Army as an officer. After graduating from dental school, Dr. O'Connell completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Fort Benning, GA. During this year, she specialized in all aspects of dentistry and garnered a strong dental foundation. Dr. O'Connell continued to practice general dentistry at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, followed by deployment, providing dental care to Soldiers in Iraq.
She went on to attend the University of Louisville for her orthodontic residency, graduating with a Master's Degree in Dentistry and a Certificate in Orthodontics. Following her specialized training, Dr. O'Connell continued her military service as an orthodontist at Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX, where she provided all types of orthodontic treatment, with an emphasis on severe malocclusions. She mentored and served as faculty at the San Antonio Military Medical Center Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program and Tri-Service Orthodontic Residency Program in San Antonio. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association. Dr. O'Connell enjoys working with patients to create beautiful smiles and finds gratification in seeing the confidence a beautiful smile creates.
After ten years in the Army, she is excited to be back home to help you create the smile you deserve. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Claire, traveling, and cheering on WI sports and the Louisville Cardinals.