Dr. Lawrence Hier, DDS

Dr. Lawrence Hier, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Male  |  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lawrence Hier, DDS is a dentist who practices in Boynton Beach, FL. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Read his story

Hier and Palmer Orthodontics

10075 S Jog Rd Ste 301

Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Optima Health
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Hier's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hier "Dr. Lawrence Hier has been helping patients own beautiful and perfect smiles for almost two decades. He is the Orthodontist Boynton Beach patients and those from surrounding areas turn to for optimum oral care in a friendly, comfortable environment. With an office conveniently located in Boynton Beach we provide patients with easy access to comprehensive and quality orthodontic care. Dr. Hier states, "My team and I take the concept of "teamwork" very seriously. We work together in any way we can to provide the best treatment of our patients. We treat our patients like family, making them feel comfortable and letting them know that we really care for them." Dr. Hier obtained both his Bachelor of Science (Anatomy and Physiology) and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from McGill University. He completed his three year orthodontic specialty and residency program at the University of Illinois in Chicago. While in the residency program, he also obtained a Master's degree in Oral Sciences, and was involved in pioneering computer imaging research in the field of Orthodontics. He keeps himself abreast of the latest industry tools and techniques by actively participating in many national and local continuing education programs. Dr. Hier also attends numerous CE courses sponsored by Invisalign to maintain his Premier Provider status, as well as seminars related to practice management and 3D digital technology. Currently, Dr. Hier also stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in Orthodontics by maintaining memberships with many professional organizations such as the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Florida Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, the South Florida Association of Orthodontists and the World Federation of Orthodontists. The Consumer Research Council of America has recognized Dr. Hier as one of America's top dentists and he's been published in orthodontic journals as well as local media and was featured in the Miami Herald. On a personal note, Dr. Hier is a native of Montreal, is fluent in French, currently residing in Boca Raton with his wonderful wife and their three kids. He spends his leisure hours enjoying a good book, or in the company of his family, playing sports, and being active outdoors in the Florida sunshine. Dr. Hier is truly grateful to have garnered the trust and loyalty of his patients, and "pays it forward" by providing free services to underprivileged families."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hier "At Hier and Palmer Orthodontics, we take pride in providing quality, attentive and hands-on care directly by Dr. Hier and Dr. Palmer-Espanol.  Dr. Hier and Dr. Palmer-Espanol have been trained in the most advanced technologies, and our orthodontic services are provide in a comfortable and relaxing environment to make our patients feel completely at ease."

Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

Conditions Treated

  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Underbite


  • Bite Adjustment
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • McGill University School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Masters of Oral Science
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hier has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hier has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hier's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hier to family and friends
based on 68 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

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Dr. Hier's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Jupiter, FL |
Dr. Hier has been my orthodontist for just over 3 years and it has been overall an amazing experience. Not only is his staff kind and engaging, but they always kept me informed and up to date on my progress with my braces. They worked efficiently to get them off as fast as possible. I came to Dr....more
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in Jupiter, Florida |
Dr Hier is fantastic, my teeth look amazing thanks to him and his team! The best!
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Jupiter, FL |
Dr Hier is thorough, thoughtful, kind, & exacting in his orthodontic care. I have 1 child who has completed treatment, a 2nd child in the midst of treatment, & a 3rd child soon to begin. I appreciate how Dr Hier always explains his thought processes behind his chosen treatments, is supportive of...more
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in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl |
Today was our 3rd visit with Dr. Hire & staff and I couldn't be happier. My child was extremely nervous going in for her first visit but Kelly in the back put her right at ease. Dr. Hire was very thorough and not only did he take the time to answer all our questions but more importantly he took the...more
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in West Palm Beach, FL |
Dr. Hier has been my orthodontist from the beginning! He has always been understanding and knowledgeable in his work, and I've never felt like I wasn't in good hands! My teeth are absolutely beautiful now. I went from being able to stick a spoon between my 2 front teeth to now perfect, straight...more
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Dr. Hier accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
    Dental DPPO
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
    Dental PPO
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
  • DenteMax
    DenteMax PPO
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
    MetLife PPO
  • Optima Health
    Commercial PPO
  • United Concordia
    Advantage Plus PPO
    United Concordia POS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Options PPO

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