Dr Elina Castro
Dentist and Orofacial Myofunctional Practitioner
Dr Elina Castro has over 20 years of experience working as a dentist both in Brazil
She has been working closely with Dr. Derek Mahony, very well know orthodontist
in Australia and worldwide, for 6 years.
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 focuses on identifying and treating tongue and
lip ties as early as possible to prevent feeding, speech, compromised facial growth
and teeth crowding. Follows Dr. Soroush’s functional frenuloplasty protocol and
had the pleasure of working side by side with him recently.