• (847) 318-7711
  • (847) 318-1841
  • 401 W. Talcott Rd. Park Ridge, IL 60068


Let us help you smile with confidence! For over 25 years, DiFranco Orthodontics has been creating unique, one-of-a-kind smiles in the Park Ridge community. Regardless of your age, Dr. Paul A. DiFranco’s clinical experience combined with their caring staff ensures a thorough, comfortable, and results-oriented treatment. We look forward to exceeding your expectations with a beautiful smile.

Our mission is to give each and every patient quality orthodontic care in the most professional and caring environment. We are committed to educating you about your options for braces, Invisalign®Invisalign Teen™Damon® System, and other high-technology treatments.

Contact our Park Ridge office to schedule an appointment today. There has never been a better time to smile!

Serving the Park Ridge area – Dr. Paul A. DiFranco orthodontic specialists – offer InvisalignInvisalign TeenDamon System, and braces for children, teens, and adults.

"Dr. DiFranco's office has been amazing these past two years. They've always accommodated us when my son's brackets broke or whenever we had questions. The entire staff is so nice, from the receptionists to the nurses and of course Dr. DiFranco. We are very happy with our decision to come and join Dr. DiFranco's team. It's been great!!!!"
- Nicholas S.
"Dr. Di Franco and his staff are all wonderful. The took great care of both of my sons and myself over many years. I would highly recommend this practice as it was a pleasurable experience. Everyone in the office is friendly and eager to attend to your needs. Thank you for everything!!!"
- Yvonne D.
"Great experience from beginning to end! No complaints - easy to schedule appointments and always accommodating with any conflicts/requests. Dr DiFranco is great to work with - very happy with the entire experience!"
- Lisa F.
"The whole staff is very professional, and nice, plus the office is very clean!!"
- Reyna A.
"It was a lot quicker than I thought it would be. Everyone was really nice and gentle"
- Nicholas M.
"Great service. Financially manageable with payment plan. Very happy with the outcome."
- Tommy R.
"The result was just as great the doctors."
- Paul T.
"Great process from start to finish"
- Amy C.
"5 star perfect and 5 star outcome"
- Bryana S.
"Great job! Frank's teeth look amazing!"
- Frank G.
"Wonderful office, staff, and doctor! Thank you!"
- Anthony M.
"Great overall experience."
- Nicole H.


Dr. DiFranco maintains the highest levels of accreditation and he pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in Periodontics, Endodontics. Prosthodontics, and Oral Surgery. Read more about the doctor here.


About Orthodontics

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Types of Braces

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Damon® System

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