About Us

Meet Your Doctor

Dr. John Younis has been providing outstanding orthodontic care since 1995. He earned his undergraduate degree and dental degree from West Virginia University graduating Summa Cum Laude and ranked first in his class. Dr. Younis completed his master’s degree and three year orthodontic residency and specialty certification at the University of Pittsburgh.

To stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics, Dr. Younis attends annual orthodontic continuing education and maintains active membership in numerous prestigious professional organizations. He is a past President of the West Virginia Association of Orthodontists, Past President of the Eastern Panhandle Dental Society, and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists and the West Virginia Association of Orthodontists.

A native son of West Virginia, Dr. Younis was born and raised in Wheeling and is proud to be living here with his wife and two children. Dr. Younis has always been an active supporter of children’s education in the Eastern Panhandle. He has served on the Local School Improvement Councils of  both the Shepherdstown Elementary School and Jefferson High School. He served for seven years on the Shepherd University Board of Governors and currently sponsors scholarships for the Youth Community Music Program at Shepherd University. Outside the office, Dr. Younis enjoys collecting comic books, reading, and playing with his dogs. When he is not fixing smiles, he loves to work on fixer upper projects at home and the office.

yourorthodontic team

Orthodontic Assistant

Shailee is our Orthodontic Assistant at Younis Orthodontics, joining the YO Team in 2017. She was born and raised in Berkeley County, and graduated from Spring Mills High School. She is actively pursuing a degree from Hagerstown Community College. Shailee and her fiancé, Trevor, are the parents of their beautiful son, Landyn.

Having a fabulous smile and an outgoing spirit, Shailee works to improve the well-being of others by being a young role model for our patients and community. She enjoys exercising, interior decorating, and cooking. However, her most favorite activity is spending time with her family and friends.

Shailees’s motto: Live simply, love generously, and learn constantly.


Scheduling Coordinator

Mikki is the Scheduling Coordinator at Younis Orthodontics and often the first smiling face you will meet. She has been with the YO Team since 2006. Mikki was born and raised in Martinsburg, and graduated from Martinsburg High School. Mikki loves spending time with her family and she and her husband, Brian, have three terrific sons Scotty, Dylan, and Zackery.

A frequent exerciser, and reluctantly avid runner, Mikki loves running in fun-runs, especially with her friend, Mandy (our Treatment Coordinator). To Mikki, a beach vacation, sipping on an occasional glass of wine, and playing Candy Crush is just perfect.

Mikki’s motto: Everything happens for a reason.


Treatment Coordinator

Mandy began working with Dr. Younis in 2002 and since 2006 has been the Treatment Coordinator at Younis Orthodontics. She has a daughter, Madison, and two cats—Carleigh and Harpurr. Born in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, Mandy was raised in Hedgesville, West Virginia and graduated from Hedgesville High School.

When not welcoming new patients to Younis Orthodontics, Mandy’s favorite activities involve traveling. Some of her favorite spots are Bar Harbor, Maine, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, San Francisco, California, and Okinawa, Japan. Mandy is an avid runner and works out at her local gym regularly. She is a huge fan of Star Wars and enjoys a good comedy or horror movie.

Mandy’s motto: Be fearless in pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.


Orthodontic Assistant

Leslie was born in Manila, Philippines. She and her parents immigrated to the US and the family lived in California, New Jersey, and Maryland. Leslie and her two younger brothers, who are fluent in Tagalog, graduated from Williamsport High School in Maryland.

Since 2006, Leslie has been a member of the YO Team. When not being a terrific Orthodontic Assistant and a technical artist in the YO Team lab, Leslie enjoys painting, playing the guitar, singing, and exercising. Her passion for trying new foods encourages her love of cooking and entertaining for her extended family and friends.

She and her husband, Chris, live in WV with their children, Jazlyn, Alex, and Jaden. Dachshund is their favorite dog breed and they love their “fur-babies” —Mr. Popcornopolis, Mannicotti (Manni), and Frankfurter. Leslie and Chris are proud grandparents.

Leslie’s motto: When you can’t find the sunshine, BE the sunshine.


Financial Coordinator

Olivia is our Financial Coordinator at Younis Orthodontics. She was raised in Jefferson County, West Virginia, but currently resides in Berkeley County with her husband, Travis, and their dog.

She obtained her MBA from Shepherd University in May 2017 and is excited to utilize the marketing techniques she learned to assist Dr. Younis with his practice. Her optimistic, go-getter attitude makes her a great addition to the team! She loves spending time with family and friends, exercising, and reading.

Olivia’s motto: “Whatever you do, do it well.” – Walt Disney

Our Promise to You

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the best quality orthodontic treatment and a one-of-a-kind orthodontic experience.

Our Commitment

With over 20 years of experience and more than 7,000 smiles, Dr. Younis has been providing exceptional orthodontic care to children and adults in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Our office focuses on the individual patient with an emphasis on cosmetic orthodontic treatment.

At Younis Orthodontics, we are committed to creating a fun, friendly, professional and welcoming environment. Conveniently located in Martinsburg, West Virginia, we provide care to the communities of Martinsburg, Charles Town, Berkeley Springs, Hagerstown, and Winchester, and we specialize in helping kids, teens and adults achieve a straight, beautiful smile!