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Palmer distinctive dentistry was the best experience I've ever had at a dentist. They treat you with respect and everyone is very courteous. Pricing is reasonable and the work I had done was quick and painless. Although the time the doctor spent explaining all the options was priceless.

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Why guests in Greenville, SC would want to seek local holistic dental care

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In a time when we are inundated with information on unsafe chemicals and ingredients in foods and beverages, it’s easy to understand how we can become overloaded quickly. When this happens, things often get overlooked, like ensuring the materials your dental provider uses are safe. The materials that are used in dental work, whether cosmetic or restorative in nature, can have a profound impact on your wellness. There was a time when amalgam, which can contain up to 50 percent mercury, was the standard choice for fillings. We now know that amalgam can have toxic effects on our bodies and health. At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, our guests trust us to use only safe, biocompatible materials. It’s one reason so many guests give us rave reviews and continue to refer their friends and family to our practice.


Used for well over a century, amalgam was originally chosen as a dental material because it was thought to be strong and durable. Today, we know that the mercury content in amalgam makes it highly toxic. Amalgam will expand and contract with variances in temperature, which can leave the tooth susceptible to fractures and infection. Additionally, the harmful mercury vapors are released and then absorbed by the body when the material is heated. Amalgam can become heated during normal tasks that cause friction such as brushing the teeth, biting, and chewing.


Amalgam first started to come into question several decades ago, although to this day many dental providers still use it in restorations. We believe that composite resin is a safe and much more aesthetically appeasing alternative to amalgam. Composite resin has come a long way in durability and strength. It can be color matched to blend in with the teeth and does not fluctuate in size with temperature changes.


For our guests who already have amalgam fillings in place, we generally recommend leaving them unless you are having specific symptoms of mercury exposure. If necessary, our staff is trained and experienced in the safe removal of amalgam fillings.


When it comes to choosing a holistic dental provider, we know you have choices. We invite you to read online reviews of our practice and schedule an appointment to see for yourself why so many guests in Greenville, SC are happy to come to Palmer Distinctive Dentistry for local holistic care.



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Palmer Distinctive Dentistry

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry best dental office near Greenville, SC
John J. Palmer, DMD
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Debra G. Adams, DMD

At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, we believe that oral health and overall wellness are linked. This is our focus when attending to our guests’ dental needs. Giving beautiful, healthy smiles to the residents of Greenville, SC is our goal.

Heading our team is Founder Dr. John J. Palmer, a Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry graduate. A dedicated holistic dentist and pioneer in advanced dentistry, he incorporates the latest technologies and IAOMT-certified methods and stays abreast of modern developments in biological dentistry.

Dr. Debra G. Adams received her Bachelor of Science from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL, and worked as a dental assistant, before graduating from dental school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr Adams is SMART certified through the IAOMT and is dedicated to giving our guests the best treatment possible.