About Our Doctor


Aliaksandr “Sasha” Kurshuk, DDS, MSD

Dr. Kurshuk has been practicing orthodontics in various settings since 2011. He graduated from Indiana University with Highest Distinction and has completed specialized post-graduate education in orthodontics. As a part of the post-graduate curriculum, our orthodontist was educated in utilizing braces, Invisalign and dentofacial orthopedics to correct dental and skeletal malalignment. Dr. Kurshuk is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics – an honor less than a third of all practicing orthodontists achieve. He is also an active member in many leading dental and orthodontic organizations, including the:

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • Vacationland District Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • Indiana University Alumni Association of Orthodontists



Dr. Kurshuk was born in a small eastern European country, the Republic of Belarus, where he received his Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Teaching and Linguistics. His wife, Shafer Kurshuk, MD, is a practicing neurologist at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Sasha and Shafer have a young daughter and an adopted dog named Roxie. When he's not in the office, Dr. Kurshuk enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping and skiing, as well as reading and spending time with his family and friends.