Welcome to Puntillo & Crane Orthodontics

Our mission is to work with our patients to create perfect, shining smiles that improve self-esteem and brighten your world.

At Puntillo & Crane Orthodontics, we know what you look for in an orthodontist: someone who is professional, experienced, outgoing, and dedicated to helping you achieve your very best smile! Since 1994, we’ve been proud to serve our patients with the kind of orthodontic care that they expect and deserve.

  • Dr. Anthony Puntillo, Dr. Christopher Crane, and Dr. Carolyn Gardiner are completely focused on you, our patient, at all times. Your comfort is our top priority!
  • We are dedicated to using the most advanced orthodontic techniques to help you achieve the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. We are an Invisalign® provider.
  • Our commitment to state-of-the-art technology with impressionless scanners can be seen throughout the office. We use digital imaging, i-CAT® CT scanning, and digital, paper-free charting.

Please feel free to contact one of our four beautiful orthodontic offices in Crown Point, Merrillville, Schererville, or Valparaiso, IN to schedule a complimentary consultation. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and start you on the path to an amazing smile!

I had a great experience at Puntillo and Crane!! Their facility is amazing, and the staff is so kind to all of the patients and make them feel comfortable through the pain. I would definitely recommend it for all ages!!😁👍

Maggie Suppes

I had an appointment in the Merrillville office today. My assistant, Emily, was kind, considerate, and genuinely concerned about my comfort and why I was there. She was very professional in explaining things to me, and made appropriate suggestions. She assisted Dr. Puntillo, who is also a caring, kind, a patient oriented doctor who is truly genuine. What a pleasant experience.

Pamela Medellin

It’s amazing how professional, efficient and friendly the entire staff is even while the office is jammed with people…all of the patients from 6-40 years old seem happy during and after their services. It has been a great experience for us so far. I would highly recommend P&C if you have orthodontic needs!

Lindsey Miller

I came here for a consultation and I was blown away by how amazing and friendly the staff were! Everyone that I came across was super friendly and helpful. They answered all of my questions and made me feel super comfortable. I would highly recommend them to everyone!

Nina Underwood

We love Puntillo & Crane Orthodontics! David was their first patient to receive a 3D printed palatal expander! They are so high tech! I love that they are offering all the latest and greatest! The staff is absolutely AMAZING from front to back. Honestly it’s so refreshing to see an office EXCEL in customer service and they treat you like an old friend that has come to visit. If I could give 10 stars I would! Love them!

The Honey Hive

Why Trust Our Office


We offer the latest treatment options, including clear braces and Invisalign, ensuring there is a treatment option for everyone. Let us help you find the treatment that will best meet your smile goals.

ABO Certified

A board-certified orthodontist, also known as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, has been voluntarily examined by his or her peers on the basis of knowledge and clinical skills.

Community Involvement

Our goal is to provide the finest orthodontic care with the most comfort and convenience to our patients and parents. Our professional, friendly staff has many years of combined orthodontic experience.