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Gilbertsville & CollegevilleOrthodontists

The Smile Specialists, Dr. David McSurdy & Dr. Sarah Pavlow, are Pennsylvania’s top orthodontists. Our website is designed to acquaint you with our staff, experience & state-of-the-art offices.  Please take a moment to browse through our site, meet our dedicated team, and learn about how you or your child can receive orthodontic treatment in Collegeville & Gilbertsville from our premier orthodontic practice, just 40 minutes outside of Philadelphia.

Our mission is to show our patients that we care by the way we serve them.  Our reward is creating beautiful smiles in an atmosphere of love and respect for our patients. 

 Our vision is to go above and beyond all expectations in providing phenomenal orthodontic care.  Our teamwork and genuine respect for our patients and each other will take us there.



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Faster, Gentler Orthodontics

Posted on February 10, 2015

Technology has advanced quality of life in so many ways. It is also true that orthodontics has benefitted greatly from these advancements. My  previous blog on Acceledent explains how micropulses delivered to the teeth for twenty minutes per day can make orthodontic treatment more comfortable and more time efficient. Additionally, Invisalign cases have the advantage

We would love to be your guest speaker

Posted on January 15, 2015

Dr. McSurdy and Dr. Pavlow would love to be the guest speaker at your next group meeting! They enjoy speaking to Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Women’s and Mom’s groups, as well as church groups.  Here are just a few of the possible subjects the doctors could speak about: The Benefits of Dental Hygiene What Happens

Last Minute Holiday Gift

Posted on December 17, 2014

It is THAT time of the year again – the holidays are coming. We have a limited number of tooth whitening syringes available on a first call / first served basis. The product is called Day White 2 and it whitens 4-6 shades within two weeks. For patients who have invisible type retainers, we are