You’ve come to the right place for relief from neck or shoulder pain, and chronic tension headaches and migraines. These and an array of other disruptive or debilitating conditions are symptomatic of problems with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). You have two temporomandibular joints – one on each side of your … Continue reading
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At some point, many teens and adults have experienced tightness in their jaws. Often times, this is caused by overuse or stress. However, for some guests, the tightness or pain may be due to inflammation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). When this joint is not working properly, guests may experience … Continue reading
Headaches can occur for a variety of reasons. If you have been working with your primary care physician and he or she suggests you visit a dentist for an evaluation for TMJ disorder (TMD), the team of Palmer Distinctive Dentistry can help. Dr. John Palmer at Greenville, SC encourage guests … Continue reading
For certain conditions, it is important to work with a specialist. Dr. John Palmer of Palmer Distinctive Dentistry is available to assist guests with a wide range of dental solutions—including the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorder (TMD). This dentist has experience in working with TMD for guests in the … Continue reading
At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, our services extend well beyond filling cavities and cleaning teeth. We focus on improving the overall health of our guests. One way we do this is through the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ disorders. The temporomandibular joint is a hinge between the jaw and skull. When … Continue reading
Chances are that at some point in your life you had a strange pain or ache that had no obvious cause. Many people every day suffer from ear or throat pain that they attribute to a common cold. Other people have chronic headaches that they believe are caused by stress. … Continue reading
Tension across the back of your neck and head, feeling your heartbeat in your temples and forehead, sinus pressure, or intense, throbbing pain behind the eyes, headaches may be felt in a variety of ways. Sometimes dizziness, sensitivity to sounds or light, and nausea will accompany the pain of a … Continue reading
TMJ disorder, or TMD, is a problem that researchers believe may affect approximately 10 million people. Each person who develops dysfunction in the joints at the back of the jaw may experience unique symptoms. Early symptoms may be so mild that the condition is difficult to diagnose. The signs of … Continue reading
Our bodies contain many joints, but none quite as complex as those found in the jaws. The temporomandibular joints must not only hinge to open and close the jaw, but they must also slide to accommodate the chewing process. As the joint is intricate in its movements, the supporting muscles … Continue reading
Although they aren’t typically the first thing you would think of when considering the oral structure, the temporomandibular joints, (hinges at the back sides of the jaw), are an integral part of comfort and general function. If irritation occurs in these joints, called TMJs, a variety of persistent, worsening symptoms … Continue reading
Palmer Distinctive Dentistry
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.