Dr. Michelle Palmer-Espanol, DMD

Dr. Michelle Palmer-Espanol, DMD

Orthodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
35 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michelle Palmer-Espanol, DMD is an orthodontics practitioner in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. She practices orthodontics.Read her story

Hier and Palmer Orthodontics

10075 S Jog Rd Ste 301

Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross

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Dr. Palmer-Espanol's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer-Espanol "Dr. Michelle Palmer-Espanol joined our office on April 28th, 2014. Dr. Palmer-Espanol was born and raised near Orlando, Florida and now resides in Boca Raton. Dr. Palmer-Espanol graduated from the University of Florida with her Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the prestigious Nova Southeastern University's College of Dentistry, and continued to study at Nova Southeastern University where she completed a residency specializing in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Palmer-Espanol also holds a Master's degree for her research regarding Orthodontic Treatment Outcomes according to the American Board of Orthodontics standards. Her active participation in advanced continuing education ensures that each patient's orthodontic treatment is developed and performed according to the most exacting standards of modern care. Dr. Palmer-Espanol says she wants to help the office stay efficient and make sure we are treating our patients to the highest level of care. She 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 Southern Association of Orthodontists, The Florida Association of Orthodontists, South Palm Beach County Dental Association, and the South Florida Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Palmer-Espanol also attends several study clubs with other dental professionals to maintain peer relationships, learn about new techniques, and go over treatment planning in multi-specialty cases. Also, as an Invisalign Premier Provider, she participates in many Continuing Education courses to learn about the newest in digital technology and clear aligner orthodontics. She wants to provide her patients with the best and most affordable solutions for their needs. Beyond her clinical expertise, Dr. Palmer-Espanol has the unique ability to relate to her patients whether they are children, teens, or adults. She is a competent, careful practitioner as well as direct, articulate, very approachable, and a great listener. She is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Palmer-Espanol and her husband, Francisco Espanol, DMD, met and studied together at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. (He is an Endodontist in the area.) She started dancing when she was two years old, and though she stopped during dental school, it's something that she will always do. She also enjoys going to the gym, learning how to cook new things, going to the movies, and finding new and exciting restaurants. Maintaining a strong foundation with her husband, family and friends is important to her too. Dr. Palmer-Espanol "pays it forward" and offers help through the Junior League of Boca Raton. She does community service in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area, mostly with children who are less fortunate. She also volunteers at her church with activities and helps collect supplies for back-to-school backpacks, shoes, and toy drives. She loves to help people and give back to the community."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer-Espanol "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."

1  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics

18  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
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Underbite

23  Procedures

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  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Nova Southeastern University / College of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Nova Southeastern University / Department Of Orthodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Master of Science
    Other Education | Completed 2012

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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