McCranels Orthodontics Staff

An Orthodontic Team You Can Rely On...

Your orthodontics staff in West Palm Beach, FL is dedicated to serving you and being there when you need them. Our orthodontic professionals will make sure that all your questions are answered and help you understand the excellent, specialized treatments offered to each individual. Our team has well over 100 years collectively in the specialty of orthodontics.

Orthodontics requires a team effort more than any other dental specialty.

With your general dentist acting as the quarterback, our orthodontic team works with your dentist to help align your malocclusion. Our knowledgeable staff cannot over emphasize the need for regular dental checkups and cleanings while undergoing orthodontic treatments. When it comes to keeping you on track and making sure you achieve the most beautiful smile you've ever had, the McCranels team strives to be the best in Palm Beach County.


Clinical Manager

At the helm of the fun and laughter in the office is Connie Funk, the Clinical Manager. Connie was raised in West Palm Beach, FL, has two adult children, a beautiful dog, and is married to her best friend "Joe." In her free time, she enjoys football, spending quality time with her husband and friends, and in general, having fun! She has worked for McCranels Orthodontics since 1999, and continues to be increasingly enthusiastic and passionate about the quality care she provides to patients.


Treatment Coordinator

Nancy has over 30 years of experience in the field of orthodontics and joined our team in 2003. Nancy serves as our treatment coordinator, while educating our patients on possible treatment options and financial arrangements.


Orthodontic Assistant

Maggie is from Colombia. She has been an orthodontic assistant since 2005 at McCranels Orthodontics. She says this office is her paradise. She is married with 3 kids and loves spending time with her family.


Orthodontic Assistant

Sandra is originally from Colombia and moved here from New York in 2013. Sandra joined our team at McCranels Orthodontics in 2016. She has two wonderful sons, and enjoys spending time with them.



Karen joined our team in 2010, serving as the insurance coordinator. She has worked in multiple areas of the dental field since graduating from college, however her 1st love is Orthodontics. She enjoys seeing patients lives change and their confidence increased. Her other love is pet sitting, which gives her the opportunity to care for and play with many precious critters!


Front Desk

Ixaivia joined the McCranels team in 2015. She was born in Puerto Rico, but has spent most of her life in Lantana, FL. Outside of the office she loves going to church with her husband and spending time with family and friends.


Front Desk

Dani joined the McCranels team in 2015. She was born and raised in Costa Rica but now resides in West Palm Beach with her husband and son Jake. She loves spending time with her family and going to the beach. Dani works at the front desk and will welcome you with a smile every time.


Office Manager

Joann is Dr. Chum’s wife and Dr. Scott’s mother. She started with Dr. Chum years ago and has held every position in the office. She has served as the receptionist/chairside assistant/bookkeeper to name just a few. Presently Joann is our bookkeeper and cares for all the staff. She has been a competitive cyclist and won a National title. Joann enjoys Sudoku, jigsaw puzzles, reading, going to the movies and being there for her grandchildren.


Public Relations Manager

Tammy is Dr. Chum’s daughter and Dr. Scott’s sister. She started as a chairside assistant years ago, then became a Registered Dental Hygienist and is currently inventory manager and helps with PR. Tammy also appears as the “Tooth Fairy” and shares dental hygiene advice with young children. In her free time, she enjoys crossword puzzles, arts and crafts, helping at church and spending time in the western mountains of North Carolina.

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