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Please note that we are still available to you through virtual consultation during these challenging times. Our team members will be taking phone calls and we are open for any dental emergency. If you have an appointment in April, we are working on getting everyone moved to a different reserved time. We are sorry for any inconvenience. We hope your families stay healthy and safe! We can’t wait to see you all again! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to see any important updates and fun things that we will be posting!

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Home and After Care Instructions

KOR Home Whitening Instructions:

KöR-Night Instructions


General Info: Trays can be worn during the day or night. Pick a time you can set aside 1-3 hours and plan to bleach then. The bleach is time released and is active for 3 hours.

Do not eat or drink while trays are in your mouth.

The bleach does not work on crowns or composite restorations. Therefore, placing bleach in these areas is wasting the bleach.

Always store bleach in refrigerator.

Whitening Process:
  1. Thoroughly brush and floss your teeth.
  2. Place one to two drops of desensitizer on cotton tipped applicators that are provided.
  3. Apply desensitizer to the outside surfaces of teeth and let air dry for 10 seconds.
  4. Place a pin size drop of whitening gel on the inside front surface of the trays of each tooth you want to bleach.
  5. Place trays in the mouth covering the teeth.
  6. Remove and excess gel from the gum tissue with a Q-tip, making sure to go along the edges of the tray.
  7. Place bleach back in refrigerator.
  8. After 3 hours remove trays and brush teeth.
  9. Rinse out trays with water making sure all gel is removed from trays before storing.
  10. Repeat this process daily for two weeks.
*If any sensitivity issues occur please call our office, 864-879-6494

***MAKE SURE YOU BRING TRAYS WITH YOU TO YOUR WHITENING APPOINTMENT****

Cavitation Surgery After Care

What to Expect:
  • Soreness and Swelling due to surgery
After Care Instructions:
  • Continue to bite on gauze until bleeding has stopped
    (extra sterile gauze has been provided)
  • Place ice park (provided) on cheek for 20 minutes On/ 20 minutes OFF for several hours
  • If face continues to swell, reapply ice pack until swelling is relieved
  • You may gently brush your teeth - making sure to not irritate the surgical site
  • After 24 hours, you may begin warm salt water rinsing. Lightly swishing - several times daily.
  • In 7-10 days you will return to have stiches removed
** Do NOT Oil Pull for at least 4 weeks after surgery!!

Front Desk will schedule Return Appointements.

Extraction After Care

Please follow these instructions after an extraction for the next 24 hours.
  1. Change gauze when full, and replace with gauze given.
  2. Continue biting on gauze until bleeding stops completely.
  3. Do not drink through a straw.
  4. Do not smoke.
  5. Do not spit.
  6. Do not oil pull for at least 4 weeks after stitches are removed.
After 24 hours you may start rinsing with warm salt water as often as needed.

If in 3-5 days your pain changes drastically, please call our office.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 864-879-6494 or 864-915-4959.

Implant After Care

What to Expect
  • Soreness and Swelling due to surgery
  • If you are in a lot of pain - Immediately call our office
After Care Instructions
  • If you are leaving with a Temporary - Wear Temporary 24/7. You may remove it to brush your teeth.
  • DO NOT touch the implant/ implant site with your tongue or hand.
  • If you are hitting implant white eating, avoid the area by chewing on the opposite side of the mouth.
  • If you are leaving with stitches, you will return in 7-10 days to have them removed
Front Desk will shedule Return Appointemnts.

If you have any questions, please call our office at 864-879-6494.
Palmer Distinctive Dentistry best dental office near Greenville, SC

Palmer Distinctive Dentistry
John J. Palmer, DMD | Daniel J. Knause, DMD | Debra G. Adams, DMD |
John R. White, DDS, DABDSM

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. Daniel J. Knause earned his B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University and his DMD from Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. He’s well-versed in IAOMT protocol and holds membership in many prestigious associations.

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 that she is SMART certified through the IAOMT and is dedicated to giving our guests the best treatment possible.

A graduate from the University of Texas, John R. White, DDS, DABDSM has over 40 years of experience in providing health care services in the field of professional dentistry. He is renowned as a specialist in the field of sleep apnea as well as being a patient-friendly doctor who aims to provide the best possible oral health care possible. He has contributed to the dental community of professionals by lecturing across the country to share his wealth of knowledge on the subject.