Paul E. DiFranco, DDS, MS


Paul E. DiFranco, DDS, MS was born and raised in Park Ridge, IL. He received his B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He then earned his dental degree from University of Illinois-Chicago Dental School. Following that, Dr. Paul pursued further academic training with a fellowship in craniofacial research at the University of Kentucky and went on to complete his orthodontic residency there in 2013.

Professional Memberships

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


Dr. Paul is very excited to be practicing in the community in which he grew up. Dr. DiFranco attended Washington Elementary, Lincoln Middle School, and Maine South High School, which all helped prepare him for his collegiate and post-graduate education.


Dr. Paul met his wife while attending Miami University. They married in December 2009 and enjoy running, golfing, cooking, dancing and spending time with their family and friends.

When asked what he loves about his job? “What I love most about my job is building lasting relationships with our patients and their families.”