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.

PatientTestimonials

"As usual the doctor office always provides excellent service and quality care."

Ruth L.

5.0
2015-04-14T17:15:53-07:00

Ruth L.

"As usual the doctor office always provides excellent service and quality care."
"The entire staff made being an "adult patient" fun and comfortable. They are all so upbeat and kind as well as patient and thorough. I am absolutely thrilled that I am not afraid to smile anymore!! I Could not have dreamed of a better experience !"

Kerri O.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:35:48-07:00

Kerri O.

"The entire staff made being an "adult patient" fun and comfortable. They are all so upbeat and kind as well as patient and thorough. I am absolutely thrilled that I am not afraid to smile anymore!! I Could not have dreamed of a better experience !"
"Staff is always friendly. facility is always bright and clean. Wait time is always short. Doctors are polite, informative and listen. We could not be happier. Thank You !!"

Thomas F.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:34:10-07:00

Thomas F.

"Staff is always friendly. facility is always bright and clean. Wait time is always short. Doctors are polite, informative and listen. We could not be happier. Thank You !!"
"McSurdy and Pavlow is a very professional, well managed orthodontic practice with an extremely high level of customer service. The staff is well trained and very competent. It is one of if not the best medical practices I have experienced. Robert V Swanick (patients grandfather)"

Robert S.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:37:04-07:00

Robert S.

"McSurdy and Pavlow is a very professional, well managed orthodontic practice with an extremely high level of customer service. The staff is well trained and very competent. It is one of if not the best medical practices I have experienced. Robert V Swanick (patients grandfather)"
"my 2nd child on the final lap of orthodontic treatment with Dr. McSurdy / Dr. Pavlov and team... I'm thrilled with the results... both my kids had severe issues that you would never have any idea what the before looked like seeing them now.... A++++++++++++++++++++++"

Mary P.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:34:52-07:00

Mary P.

"my 2nd child on the final lap of orthodontic treatment with Dr. McSurdy / Dr. Pavlov and team... I'm thrilled with the results... both my kids had severe issues that you would never have any idea what the before looked like seeing them now.... A++++++++++++++++++++++"
"Dr. McSurdy is the best!!!!!! Nothing but the best care for straightening my teeth."

Anthony R.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:35:23-07:00

Anthony R.

"Dr. McSurdy is the best!!!!!! Nothing but the best care for straightening my teeth."
"Dr. McSurdy has a GREAT bedside manner. He explains everything that he is doing. All the office staff is very friendly...freely giving everyone a smile. The cost of the braces themselves was the best (lowest) compared to other offices in the area."

Linda A.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:36:18-07:00

Linda A.

"Dr. McSurdy has a GREAT bedside manner. He explains everything that he is doing. All the office staff is very friendly...freely giving everyone a smile. The cost of the braces themselves was the best (lowest) compared to other offices in the area."
"Staff is always friendly, very flexible, polite and helpful. I have been a patient for a year now and have had absolutely no issues with anything. I love my Invisalign treatment and am glad I did not choose anyone else. Robin referred me by the way. Thank you!"

Andrew J.

5.0
2016-09-21T19:37:35-07:00

Andrew J.

"Staff is always friendly, very flexible, polite and helpful. I have been a patient for a year now and have had absolutely no issues with anything. I love my Invisalign treatment and am glad I did not choose anyone else. Robin referred me by the way. Thank you!"
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RecentNews

Invisalign is an option for YOU!

Posted on September 27, 2016

Orthodontics has improved dramatically since the mid-eighties when I first became certified as an orthodontist. Braces are engineered to be more esthetic as well as well as more “patient-friendly.” They are easier to brush and keep clean, as well as healthier for the teeth and gums. Arch-wires also make the orthodontic experience more comfortable and efficient. They deliver lighter forces more continuously than in the past. This enables patients to finish treatment faster with fewer patient visits to the office. Since 1999, Invisalign has dramatically improved the orthodontic experience. Clear removable plastic aligners are worn in sequence to achieve orthodontic treatment goals. They must be constantly worn 20 – 24 hours per day to gain results akin to what achieve with braces. Additionally, they work best with full adult dentition which limits its use to adults and teenagers. We ask all prospective Invisalign patients to “know thyself” and envision whether…

Self Improvement

Posted on August 29, 2016

Orthodontics is all about self-improvement. We are very thankful to have the opportunity to improve your smiles. Helping you look great boosts your confidence and enables you to optimize your dental health. The trend today is to want to look your best, stay healthy, and fit. Workout centers are everywhere and they are always busy. I urge you to seek self improvement in every way possible. The past few years, I’ve enjoyed staying fit, but also have focused on reading. I am not just reading anything, but I am reading books that focus on self-improvement. I’ve shared these books with my friends and family. It is consensus that the favorites are by Andy Andrews. The Noticer and The Traveler’s Gift being the most liked. Adults favor Og Mandino and well as Andy Andrews. Og wrote The Greatest Miracle in the World and The Greatest Salesman in the World. Reading these…