About Your Dentist
"For me, dentistry is a way of life. I really enjoy what I do. I go to the office happy and leave happy. It's not a job; it's a passion."
"To make a positive impact on the lives of my patients. The art and science of dentistry allows me to do this by helping the community regain and maintain their oral health."
Dr. Castellini received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the Iberoamerican University in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He then completed a two-year General Practice Residency as Chief Dental Resident at Berkshire Medical Center, affiliated hospital of TUFTS Dental School in Massachusetts. At the end of his tenure, Dr. Castellini was honored with the Dr. Gerald S. Haidak Memorial Resident of the Year award. He is the only dental resident to receive this honor since its inception more than 20 years ago.
Dr. Castellini has completed courses in Aesthetic Dentistry and Occlusion at the LVI center for advanced studies in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is currently Invisalign certified.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Castellini grew up around dentistry and is a third-generation dentist. His grandmother and mother were dentists and he chose to follow their footsteps- a decision he has never regretted. In his spare time, Dr. Castellini is an avid music lover and musician.
"We all smile in the same language."
"My goal is to provide comprehensive oral health care and a positive dental experience for every patient."
Advanced Education in General Dentistry
University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL
2017 – 2019
Master of Business Administration
University of Colorado – Denver – Denver, CO
2015 – 2016
Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry
University of Sulaimani - School of Dentistry - Sulaimania, Iraq
2006 – 2011
American Dental Association
Florida Dental Association
South Florida District Dental Association
Life & Hobbies
In his free time, Dr. Shawkat enjoys spending time with friends and playing billiards, darts, and bowling. He also enjoys jet skiing and parasailing.