Dr Christopher Franco

Dr Christopher Franco is an AHPRA registered specialist orthodontist and ASO member



Chris completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2014 in North Queensland at James Cook University. Research opportunities during undergraduate studies in dentistry and after led him to pursuing a desire to become an orthodontist. He later completed a full-time 3 year orthodontic residency to achieve specialist registration, obtaining a Doctorate in Orthodontics in 2018 from the University of Queensland.

Chris previously practiced orthodontics for three years on the Gold Coast from 2019 to 2021.

In 2022 he joined Metro North (Queensland Health) to provide orthodontic services to the Queensland Children’s Hospital and Herston Oral Health Centre, providing orthodontic treatment to cleft lip and palate patients as well those with complex craniofacial conditions.

Later in 2022, Chris joined Shine Orthodontics in Brisbane, where he has been dedicated to providing patients with exception orthodontic care. He is committed to continuing education to ensure he is at the forefront of orthodontic knowledge, regularly participating in meetings and conferences nationally and internationally. Chris holds certification with the Australasian Orthodontic Board (AOB), and is a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO), American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) and World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO).

Chris is married with two children and enjoys cycling, travelling and reading.


Shine Orthodontics: Brisbane

Level 11 / 239 George Street, BRISBANE
QLD 4000

Shine Orthodontics Caboolture

1st Floor 17 Hasking Street (cnr Annie St), Caboolture
QLD 4510

Shine Orthodontics: North Lakes

Unit 9, Evergreen Lifestyle Centre, 14-18 Discovery Drive,, North Lakes
QLD 4509

Shine Orthodontics: Strathpine

Suite 7, Strathpine Specialist Centre, 32 Dixon Street,, Strathpine
QLD 4500

Shine Orthodontics: Kenmore

Suite 4 / 10 Brookfield Rd, Kenmore
QLD 4069

Shine Orthodontics: Springfield Lakes

Shop 23, Springfield Lakes Metro Shopping Centre, 1 Springfield Lakes Blvd,, Springfield Lakes
QLD 4300

Shine Orthodontics: Underwood

Suite 18, Underwood Centre Point, 2962 Logan Road (Cnr Welch St),, Underwood
QLD 4119
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