Meet Dra. Melanie Castelhano

Born in Canada, in the lakeside town of Oakville, just outside of Toronto, Dr. Melanie Castelhano attended the University of Toronto and moved to Portugal where she completed her 6 year Dentistry Degree. Melanie’s thesis was based on short term anchorage with mini implants (TADs) for orthodontics and her data collected in conjunction with a highly regarded prosthodontic specialist from Harley Street. After single-handedly setting up and running her own dental clinic called People’s Teeth in Porto, she decided to further pursue her career in the UK.

As an experienced Private Cosmetic Dentist, Dr Castelhano has worked at the best clinics from Canary Wharf, throughout the City of London and the West End. Melanie has a special interest in Adult Orthodontics and has achieved the elite Diamond II Provider status for invisalign. From mild to complex cases, Dr Castelhano has been able to achieve amazing results for 800+ patients from all over the world as well as transfer cases from patients who choose to be seen by her to complete their invisalign treatment. She treats her patients Holistically, looking at smile line, gums & lip positions and overall skeletal profile, Dr Castelhano also practices Facial Aesthetics and is a trainer for a well known Academy in London. Melanie is committed to providing the very best clinical dentistry and enjoys helping her patients achieve their ideal straight, white, healthy smile which enhances their lives on a daily basis.

Whether you regularly visit the dentist or are nervous and embarrassed about crooked, stained or misshaped teeth, a gummy smile, the appearance of wrinkles or loss of facial volume, Dr M. Castelhano is available to put you at ease about treatment and provide you with the professional care and expertise you desire. She also works with CIGNA Internationa patients and other insurances.

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2013 - 2020
Have since then certified on several other training courses with Bob Khanna, Derma Medical, Allergan, Teoxane, Sinclair Pharma, Dr Sister -PRP, Fillmed amongst many more. Currently a trainer for DermaMedical Portugal and London.
Facial Aesthetic Certification for Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers with KT training Harley St
Invisalign Certification completed - Currently a Diamond II Provider
Qualified and Registered with GDC in London and started work in Canary Wharf and Liverpool St at Private Dental Clinics
Completed and presented Thesis "Orthodontic Anchorage with mini-implants.
Moved to London Part-time
Opened Private Clinic in Matosinhos Porto, "People's Teeth"
Moved to Portugal from Canada and attended Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal.
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Name: Melanie Castelhano

Special Interests:  Invisalign, Cosmetic Dentistry & Facial Aesthetics.

GDC:          208449

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