Paul H. Castella DDS, MSD, Cert. Ortho,
Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics
April Oostenbrug, Receptionist
Esther Ellis, Level II Assistant
Ashleigh Diodati-Kozac, Hygienist
About Our Team
“I considers myself fortunate to have very professional, caring and experienced individuals working as part of my Orthodontic Staff.”
Our team has over 75 years of experience in Orthodontics.” Please note the word “combined” as none of us look that old.....we hope.
With April greeting you by name when you enter the door, Ashleigh helping you with your elastics and Esther polishing your teeth you’ll always feel well taken care of.
About Dr. Castella D.D.S., M.S.D., Cert. Ortho.
Dr. Castella attended the University of Toronto under a full Dean’s Scholarship(Academic). Dr. Castella graduated from the University of Toronto Dental School with Honors and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery Degree in 1991. For the following year he served as a Dental Resident at the Toronto Western Hospital. After a year of private and hospital dental practice in New Liskeard and Brampton, Ontario, Dr. Castella was accepted into the Graduate Orthodontic Program at Temple University, Philadelphia (second oldest Dental School in North America). Dr. Castella graduated with Honors at the top of his Class with a Specialty Degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Masters of Science in Dentistry Degree in 1995. After a brief associateship in Windsor, he opened his current practice location where he has been for the last 18 years.
In his spare time, he enjoys combining his passion for traveling along with serving the less fortunate by doing volunteer dental mission trips around the world. He also enjoys, kite surfing, computers, road biking and photography.
Dr. Castella is a proud Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. This distinction was granted after completing a most vigorous set of written, clinical and oral examinations. This is the highest distinction achievable in the specialty of orthodontics.
Dr. Castella is registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario as a Certified Specialist in Orthodontics. He also holds Dental and Orthodontic Licenses to practice in the State of Michigan and New Hampshire.
Dr. Castella has been a Certified Invisalign Provider since 1997.
Continuing education is essential for orthodontists, and Dr. Castella is committed to regularly participating in continuing education opportunities. It is important to Dr. Castella that he is able to offer his patients the most advanced orthodontic treatments available. He is a member of several orthodontic and dental organizations that provide him with opportunities for continuing education, including the: American Association of Orthodontists, Toronto Orthodontic Study Club, Michigan Association of Orthodontists, Temple University Orthodontic Alumni, University of Toronto Orthodontic Alumni and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Castella is a Past President of the Essex County Dental Society.