Dr. Palmer was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia, and graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School. He then studied biology at West Virginia University before receiving early admittance to the WVU School of Dentistry. He received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 2012 becoming a 3rd generation dental professional. Dr. Palmer received a number of honors during his dental school career including induction into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society.
Dr. Palmer then continued his education by studying orthodontics at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he received his certificate and a Master’s of Science in Orthodontics in 2015. He is board certified through the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) and maintains active membership in the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the Kanawha Valley Dental Society.
Dr. Palmer married his dental school sweetheart, Sarah, and they’ve been married for 5 years. Sarah is a general dentist practicing in the area, and she is originally from Scott Depot, WV. They have two beautiful young daughters, Lily and Sadie, who at ages 3 and 1 are a handful. Dr. Palmer enjoys the outdoors and is an avid sports fan and Mountaineer.