Practice News

January 2019: Our team is excited to announce that we are starting the year with donating a free orthodontic treatment service to another wonderful patient and member of Harbor Light Community Chapel!

December 2018: Tip of the Mitt Orthodontics is proud to continue its support of various outstanding organizations, including Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Petoskey and Grayling Schools and their athletic programs, Grayling Youth Booster Club, Grayling Rotary Club, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indiana University Orthodontic Department. 

October 2018: Dr. Kurshuk participates in numerous continuing education courses this year, including the McLaughlin program. The McLaughlin program is a 2 year course that covers clinical treatment, diagnostics, treatment planning, lab procedures, practice management and orthodontic-orthognathic surgery cases.

August 2018: Our team is overjoyed to have donated more than $15,000 in free orthodontic services! We are thankful to the leaders of Harbor Light Community Chapel and AuSable Family Dental for helping us choose the qualified candidates.

August 2018: We are excited to be participating in TerraCycle’s recycling program! Now we are able to send all of our used toothbrushes to a company that recycles the plastic, and reuses it for playground equipment, soap containers and other useful items!

August 2018- We updated our Grayling office to enhance the comfort and experience of our patients and their families.

May  2018- Our Treatment Coordinator, Rachael, and our Clinical Assistant, Amy, both received their radiology certification!

April 2018: Tip of the Mitt Orthodontics organized and sponsored a continuing education course: Oral Pathology Review. Over 100 attendees from all of Northern Michigan!

2018: Tip of the Mitt Orthodontics is a proud sponsor of Grayling, Petoskey, Boyne City, and other surrounding schools and their athletic teams.

2018: Our team is very excited to announce an addition of an intraoral scanner and 3d printer to eliminate dental impressions! With the ability to take 3 dimensional scans, we can make appliances that fit better because we have an exact scan of your mouth and teeth. It is also much more comfortable and there’s no gagging!

2-2-2017: We are grateful to Little Traverse Living for interviewing Dr. Kurshuk and his family so we could share a little about Tip of the Mitt Orthodontics beginnings. 

4-23-2016: Thank you, Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce and its Ambassadors for our official ribbon cutting ceremony and your compliments on our Petoskey location! 

4-4-2016: Our Petoskey orthodontics office is open and fully operational! To take a look inside the office, please check on Google.

3-26-2016: Its a great honor for a Northern Michigan orthodontist Dr. Kurshuk and his practice Tip of the Mitt Orthodontics to become a member of Petoskey Chamber of Commerce. You can now find our listing on Petoskey Chamber's official website.

3-19-2016: We were very excited to see an announcement of our Petoskey orthodontics practice opening in Petoskey News Review