Dr. De Francesco is a certified orthodontic specialist and experienced Invisalign provider practicing in Vancouver.
Dr. Nicki De Francesco
D.M.D., MSc. Physiol., MSc. Ortho., FCDS(BC), FRCD(C)
In my 30 years of practice, I've learned that patients who are well informed about the details of their orthodontic treatment plan tend to achieve the best results. I make sure that each patient I treat fully understands each step of the process.
Meet Dr. Nicki De Francesco
Vancouver Orthodontist • Certified Specialist in Orthodontics • Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada • Assistant Clinical Professor, UBC Dental School • Experienced Invisalign Provider
Dr. Nicki A. De Francesco was born and raised in Winnipeg, where she graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (D.M.D.) After graduation she completed an internship in the Department of Oral Surgery.
Then she moved to Vancouver and spent one year in a hospital based General Practice Residency in the Department of Veteran's Affairs at Shaughnessy Hospital.
Dr. De Francesco also completed her Master's Degree in Physiology at the University of Bristol, England. Then she returned to Winnipeg to study orthodontics and completed a dual degree in Masters of Science and Specialty of Orthodontics.
Dr. De Francesco is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Orthodontics at the University of British Columbia (U.B.C.) Faculty of Dentistry where she is a consultant and teaches orthodontics to 3rd and 4th year students in the dental degree program.
She has a total of 27 years of experience and has practiced in Vancouver and the lower mainland, the interior of B.C. and on Vancouver Island.
Dr. Nicki De Francesco enjoys participating in several orthodontic study clubs and has many hobbies including gardening, golfing, skiing, yoga, singing, sculpting in stone and clay, and jogging.
She enjoys volunteering in the community, supporting local and international charities, particularly those charities involved in helping children living in disadvantaged circumstances, and spending quality time with family and friends.
She has been a part of the Vancouver Orthodontics team since this high technology practice opened.