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Dr Sandy Ghattas

BDS (Hons), GradDip (Ortho) FIADFE, FICCDE, FACD, FPFA - (Senior Dentist)

Dr Sandy Ghattas has a passion for both treating and teaching orthodontics. She is currently the Senior Dentist and instructor at Full Face Orthodontics in four different practice locations. Having completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2005, Dr Ghattas has gone on to complete her Post graduate Diploma in Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the City of London Dental School, under the guidance of Dr. Derek Mahony. Dr Ghattas is currently completing her Masters in Clinical Orthodontics at Bolton University, UK.

Dr Ghattas has a wealth of clinical experience and has been treating patients in private practice since graduation. She believes the future of orthodontics and multi-disciplinary dentistry lies in the field of digital orthodontics as Insignia as well as clear aligners, which she has a particular interest in.

Sandy's gentle approach and focus on detail puts her patients at ease and comfort with their treatment.

Outside of dentistry Dr Ghattas is a mother of two you young girls and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has a passion for travel and the exploration new places and cultures.

Languages spoken: English, Arabic

 
 

Dr John Marcos Rosa Junior

Bachelor of Dentistry (UFSC, Brazil)

Orthodontics Specialisation Program (Bauru, Brazil)

Master by Research (UEM, Brazil)

Professor of Orthodontics (UNESC, Brazil)

ADC Certified Dentist

GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School UK)

MSc Dentofacial Orthodontics (Bolton University, UK)

Dr John completed his Bachelor of Dentistry and orthodontic training in Brazil. He has a Masters in Orthodontic Research and was a Professor in Orthodontics at The University of Extremo Sul Catarinense.

Dr John moved to Sydney in 2015 and became an ADC certified dentist in Australia. He has since been working at Full Face Orthodontics as an associate dentist, as well as a lecturer in orthodontics alongside Dr Mahony.

Dr John is the third generation in a dentist family and his wife is also a dentist. Dentistry most certainly runs in his blood. His calm demeanour and outstanding skills enable him to provide his patients with excellent orthodontic care.

Outside of dentistry, Dr John is a Judo black belt and enjoys playing and watching soccer.

Language Spoken: English, Portuguese

 

Dr Jocelin Wen

BDS (ADL)

GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School, UK)

Certified Invisalign Provider

Training Fellow in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine (A4M, USA)

Following graduation from the University of Adelaide, Dr Jocelin Wen has developed her clinical repertoire across Australia and abroad.

Dr Jocelin firmly believes that excellence in dentistry resonates with life-changing differences to your overall well-being. She enjoys working with other like-minded healthcare professionals to support your journey to health and vitality.

Dr Jocelin has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics through the City of London Dental School under the guidance of Dr. Derek Mahony. Dr Mahony’s generous knowledge-sharing has inspired her passion about guiding and supporting the full growth potential of her patients to achieve facial balance and harmony. She uses removable, fixed and myofunctional appliances combined with braces or clear aligners to create healthy and beautiful smiles. 

Languages spoken: English, Chinese

 

Dr Jenna Cutting

BOralH (DSc), GDipDentistry (Griffith)

GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School, UK)

Certified Invisalign Provider 

Dr Jenna graduated from Dentistry at Griffith University in 2012 with Distinction and several awards for Academic Excellence. Dr Jenna had a keen interest in Orthodontics from early on which inspired Dr Jenna to complete her Postgraduate Diploma of Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics through the City of London Dental School. Following this, Dr Jenna achieved her Invisalign Certification to allow her to provide a clear alternative to braces for patients. Dr Jenna has worked at Full Face Orthodontics since 2016 where she has become known for her caring nature and passion for creating beautiful healthy smiles.

Languages: English

 

Dr Elina Castro

Dr Elina Castro has over 20 years of experience working as a dentist both in Brazil and Australia. She has a  special interest in treating malocclusion in deciduous dentition, with a focus on breaking unhealthy oral habits and restoring nasal breathing. As co-founder of the Dentofacial Institute, Elina works in conjunction with oral myofunctional  therapists and functional  appliances to facilitate optimal growth and development of the face. She also focusses on identifying and treating tongue and lip ties as early as possible to prevent feeding, speech, compromised facial growth and teeth crowding.

 

Nada Makki-Karnib

MSpchLangPath, CPSP, BSc. Biomed. Sc

Nada Makki-Karnib is the principal speech pathologist at Q Speech & Learning Clinic with 20 years of combined experience as a hospital scientist and in private practice. She enjoys working with people of all ages in the treatment of communication and feeding disorders, with a special interest and expertise in Oromyofunctional Disorders. As co-founders of the Dentofacial Institute and international speakers, Dr Elina Castro Blairs and Nada dedicate most of their professional time to promoting airway and sleep awareness and the impact of these on Dentofacial growth and development, particularly focusing on early interceptive facial orthopaedics. Nada’s collaboration with dental professionals and multidisciplinary approach in the care of her patients seeks to address the root cause of many of the communication and feeding difficulties children present with. 

 

Dr. Peter El Shoura

DDS (Melb), MPharm (Syd), BMedSci (Syd) DipClinOrtho (City of London)

Peter obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Melbourne. He also holds B. Medical Science and M. Pharmacy degrees from the University of Sydney. 

Peter is very passionate about dentistry and his special interests are cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics.

He has recently completed a Diploma in Clinical Orthodontics which is focused on early intervention in children aimed at modifying the growth of the jaws in order to resolve teeth crowding.

Peter believes orthodontics should not only focus on the alignment of the teeth but also to improve the facial profile. 

Peter has a very caring personality towards his patients. Using various relaxation techniques, he ensures putting his patients at ease while getting dental treatment. 

With commitment to ongoing professional development, Peter ensures he is up to date with he latest techniques in dentistry in order to provide treatment with the highest standards to his patients.

In his spare time, Peter enjoys spending time with his wife Marise and little son Raphael. He loves reading and cooking foods from different cuisines.  

 

Dr Andrea Westerhout

BDSc (Hons) UWA

GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School, UK)

Certified Invisalign Provider

Dr Andrea Westerhout graduated with Honours from the University of Western Australia in 2010. She moved to Sydney in 2016 and has trained under the guidance of Dr Derek Mahony. She completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics through the City of London Dental School.

She is very passionate about improving the lives of her patients with airway-focused dentistry. she has an eye for detail and loves helping patients achieve their best smile. She has a very caring and gentle nature and loves treating children.

Dr Westerhout also works in family private practice in inner west Sydney where she carries out restorative and cosmetic work. Outside of work, she loves keeping fit and active and enjoys music, arts and the surf.  

Language spoken: English

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