Dr. Desiree Palmer, DMD

Dr. Desiree Palmer, DMD

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Dentistry  |  
Female  |  
62 y/o
(106)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Desiree T. Palmer and her team of professionals are dedicated to maintaining a reputation of excellence in dental care. She has over 30 years of experience in the dental field and strives to provide patients with the best dental care available. She graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Mount Holyoke College and received her professional education from Tufts School of Dental Medicine. She holds professional memberships with the National Dental Association, the American Association of Women’s Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, Old North State Dental, and local study clubs. In her spare time, Dr. Palmer lectures and volunteers with several local organizations in the Durham community. She especially enjoys mentoring young people who plan to enter the dental profession. She belongs to several community service organizations including, Alpha Kappa, Alpha Sorority, and the Links, Inc. Our dentist is active in her church, Holy Cross. Dr. Palmer is married to Michael J. Palmer, and they have three sons: Austen, Brandon, and Colton. Dr. Palmer is now a proud grandmother to Brianna Lillie Palmer.

Desiree T. Palmer, DMD, PA and Associates

105 Newsom St Ste 204

Durham, NC 27704
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Accepted insurance

  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta Dental

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Care Philosophy

We provide an array of dental services to meet your needs – all in one convenient location. Dr. Desiree T. Palmer, Dr. Pereen M. K. Bubala, and Dr. Carlos Stringer Smith offer routine cleanings, sealants, and can replace missing teeth with implant crowns. From chipped teeth to discoloration, we offer the latest techniques to correct all your cosmetic problems. Our team can provide you with veneers, teeth whitening, or bonding for you to have a great-looking smile. At our office, we enjoy working with children! We provide exceptional early dental care and teach our pediatric patients about excellent oral hygiene habits.
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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Ankylosis
  • Ankylosis of Tooth
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibroma
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingival Fibrosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Misalignment Leading to TMJ
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Mouthguards
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Physical Examination
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Root Canal
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Mount Holyoke College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Tufts School of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
4.9
based on 106 total reviews
Dr. Palmer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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