Practice News

2018: Dr. Kurshuk participated in multiple 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.

April 2018: Tip of the Mitt Orthodontics organized and sponsored a continuing education course: Oral Pathology Review.

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!

2018: we invested in a scanner and 3d printer! 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!

August 2018- We updated our Grayling office.

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

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

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