Over the last 20+ years, it has been truly rewarding to witness the significant changes that occur in a patient’s self-confidence following orthodontic treatment. I feel blessed to positively influence the lives of those around me through the creation of beautiful smiles. Facial appearance is an important aspect of every person’s character and self-esteem.

Our entire team understands that the treatments we provide have a significant impact on our patients’ lives. We are committed to meeting the challenges presented to us to produce a high level of care and a positive experience for all the patients we serve.

Education And Continuing Education

  • Bachelor of Science – University of Notre Dame
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Master of Science in Dentistry – Indiana University School of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics
  • Orthodontic residency – Indiana University School of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics

I attend numerous conferences on an annual basis to assure we can continue to provide our patients with the highest level of orthodontic care. As an orthodontic technology leader, I have presented at a number of orthodontic conferences, including multiple American Association of Orthodontists Annual Sessions. Our office was featured by the AAO in an article that highlighted the paperless orthodontic practice.

Professional Associations

Outside the Office

Puntillo and Crane Orthodontics, Dr. Anthony Puntillo's family, Dr. Puntillo with his wife and three kids

I am a native of Northwest Indiana and live here with my wife Mary Carol and our Yellow Lab, Maisy. We have three grown children, Caroline (Kyle), Charlie (Megan), and Elizabeth. We enjoy travel, golf, and attending Notre Dame sporting events. I have served on Peoples Bank’s (Finward) Board of Directors for twenty years and am a past director of the Catholic Foundation for Northwest Indiana.