Meet Dr. Paul DiFranco

Experienced Park Ridge & Norridge, IL Orthodontist

Dr. Paul DiFranco is a certified orthodontic specialist and has been practicing orthodontics since 1985. He believes that his enthusiasm for excellence in orthodontic treatment, combined with his sincere regard for comfort and satisfaction, is something all patients should experience.


Dr. DiFranco is a graduate of the prestigious Loyola University School of Dentistry, where he earned both his Doctorate of Dental Surgery as well as his Orthodontic Specialty Certificate. Committed to being a leader in his profession, Dr. DiFranco actively participates in the finest continuing education seminars in the country. This, combined with years of experience affords him the opportunity to provide patients with the latest knowledge, technology, and skills to better serve them with state of the art orthodontics.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association

Community & Family

Dr. DiFranco practices in Park Ridge, IL in the community in which he was raised. Having deep ties to this area, he feels privileged to be living in, raising a family, and practicing here. His practice has thrived due to his excellent reputation. His staff members, many of whom have been with him throughout his career, share his same commitment to excellence.

Community service is an important part of Dr. DiFranco’s life. He gives back to the community in part by supporting local schools through fundraising activities and educating grade school children through dental health field trips.

When not working, Dr. DiFranco enjoys golfing, fishing, church organizations, and anything that involves time with his wife, Linda, and two sons, Paul III and Michael.

Meet Dr. Paul DiFranco – Schedule Your Appointment Today

To experience our 5-star orthodontic care, schedule your Complimentary* Smile Assessment by calling 847-318-7711 or clicking here for our convenient online form. Your appointment includes a discussion of your goals, an in-depth exam, digital x-rays, and a customized treatment plan.

During your or your child’s new patient appointment, we will take the time to answer all your questions about our orthodontic treatments, our office, our flexible payment options, and anything else you may want to know about us!

*Our assessment is complimentary for patients age 18 and under. A $100 fee applies to those over the age of 18 and will go toward your treatment costs.

As one of the premier orthodontic practices in Park Ridge, IL, our orthodontist and team at DiFranco Orthodontics also provide 5-star orthodontic care to patients from Des Plaines, Northwest Chicago, Harwood Heights, Norridge, Edison Park & Niles, IL & the surrounding areas.