Patient Resources

Patient Resources

Financial Options

Dr. Palmer, Dr. Harris and Dr. Calmore are committed to providing you and your family with the dental care you need to reach healthier, more radiant smiles. To ensure that our dental care is affordable, we are in network with the following dental insurance companies:

  • Ameritas
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Delta Dental


For more information about dental insurance, contact Desiree T. Palmer, DMD, PA and Associates. For your convenience, we also accept the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
  • CareCredit
  • Lending Point


Lending Point and CareCredit provide no-interest payment plans with low monthly payments for you and your family. We invite you to contact our dental office today to learn more about our financial options and to schedule a visit with our dentists in Durham, North Carolina.

Patient Forms

If you would like to save time during your next appointment, feel free to fill out our patient forms before your visit. This will make your visit with our dentists in Durham, North Carolina, more efficient and streamlined. Contact Desiree T. Palmer, DMD, PA and Associates today with any questions and to schedule a visit.

Seniors and Dental Health: A Comprehensive Guide to a Healthy Mouth

Many adults have fond memories of walking into their grandparents’ bedroom as children, only to see grandma’s teeth in a cup by her bedside table. This common scenario leads to many interesting questions from young children, but it also hides a serious health concern. While dentures can be common in some older adults, they are more than just a funny family story. They’re a sign that older adults are at higher risk for oral health problems, including tooth decay and loss.

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