Biographical Sketch

Merging deep passions for excellence in patient care with law, Olivia C. Palmer DMD, JD has built a law practice which specializes in serving the needs of victims injured as the result of medical and dental malpractice, accidents or third-party negligence.
Dr. Palmer practiced dentistry in Charleston for 35 years, always placing the best interests of her patients first. She ardently believes patients have the right to expect competent, caring and highly skilled treatment.
Dr. Palmer is board certified in implant dentistry and is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. She received her dental degree from Medical University of South Carolina and her law degree from Charleston School of Law. Her post-graduate dental education includes anesthesia, conscious sedation and implant dentistry. She is also an Affiliate Instructor in the Department of Oral Rehabilitation, College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Palmer opened Palmer Law Firm in 2013. In addition to counseling clients and handling their litigation, she is available to attorneys as a consulting expert witness for dental records review and co-counseling dental malpractice cases across the United States. She has been admitted Pro Hac Vice in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Maryland, Kentucky, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Idaho.
Olivia C. Palmer, DMD, JD

Olivia C. Palmer

No dental care should result in injury to the patient.

Dental injuries, whether from inadequate doctor or staff training, or negligent care, can result in loss of teeth, loss of bone of the jaws, permanent nerve damage, infection, hospitalization, brain damage and death.

Dr. Palmer represents clients seeking compensation for practitioner malpractice covering:

Anesthesia injuries

Unnecessary tooth loss

Improperly performed root canals

Dental implant injuries

Aspiration or ingestion of dental burs, teeth

Failure to recognize/treat infections

Surgical errors

Failing to evaluate medical history

Failing to treatment plan

Failing to diagnose oral cancer

Dental implants

Dental implant failures

Reconstructive dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry


I.V. sedation

Pediatric dentistry

Cleft palate care

Oral surgery


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Dr. Palmer offers initial consultations by phone or e-mail to assess cases and evaluate merit. Clients and/or attorneys are not obligated to retain Dr. Palmer after an initial consultation.

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