Dr. David W. McSurdy graduated from Perkiomen Valley High School and then went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree from Lafayette College. He completed his dental training at Temple University School of Dentistry and continued on for his specialized training in orthodontics at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
The art and science of orthodontics has fascinated Dr. McSurdy throughout his 30+ year career. He is a pioneer of progressive orthodontic techniques as well as an innovative thinker. He holds a US patent (US Patent No. 7,192,273 B2) for inventing Press-on Incremental Expanders which are available exclusively for Smile Specialists patients. He has helped over 500 patients who needed palatal expansion since 2003.
Dr. McSurdy is an active member of The American Dental Association, The American Association of Orthodontists, and The American Academy of Facial Esthetics as well as an Elite Provider of Invisalign®. Locally, he also supports both the Collegeville Rotary Club and the Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. He and his family continue to make Collegeville their home. He considers himself very fortunate to be practicing orthodontics in his hometown, and he enjoys the opportunity to serve the community. During the course of his career, Dr. McSurdy has provided over 16,000 beautiful smiles and healthy dentitions! He warmly welcomes you and your family to this practice and promises that you will feel our love and excellence at every visit!
Dr. Sarah S. Pavlow was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Lafayette Hill, PA in her youth. She attended Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and then went to The Pennsylvania State University to earn a Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Pavlow completed her dental training at Temple University School of Dentistry where she graduated at the top of her class with the honor of summa cum laude. She then received her certificate to practice orthodontics and her Master of Science degree from the University of Florida, College of Dentistry.
Since 2005, Dr. Pavlow has been a highly regarded member of our team of Smile Specialists. During this time she has provided over 6000 patients with beautiful smiles! She is a member of The American Dental Association, The American Association of Orthodontists, and is an Elite Provider of Invisalign®. She also actively seeks opportunities to serve the greater community by educating children about the importance of healthy teeth. Dr. Pavlow resides in Collegeville with her husband Jamie and their three children. She especially enjoys being able to live and work in the community!
Dr. Pavlow sees each day as a new opportunity to have a positive effect on people. She is focused on attending to the orthodontic needs of both children and adults, and she feels that communicating with patients and parents about treatment is extremely important. She looks forward to seeing you and making you smile at your next appointment!