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Stansbury Park & Layton Pediatric Dentistry

Matt Palmer, DDS

Matt Palmer DDS

About Matt:

Matt grew up in nearby Cottonwood Heights and has no plans to leave the area anytime soon. Always a quick jaunt from the mountains, family, or the nearest Café Rio means Matt has everything he needs close at hand.

Matt knows going to the dentist isn’t most people’s idea of a good time and he’s working hard to change that. His office is filled with learning, laughs, and the occasional (or maybe not so occasional) balloon animal. He believes dental care can be fun and that even when it isn’t, your kiddos are capable of accomplishing difficult tasks, with a little support. If things get tense for a minute, Matt always has a joke handy. He gets to hang out with all of the best budding standup comics (kids) all day and learn all their best jokes. He also has four kids at home, and he treats all of his patients as if they were his own children.

When he’s not adding to his joke arsenal, making balloon animals, and taking care of little chompers, Matt likes playing the guitar and piano, singing, and recording music. He hopes to one day learn to golf, train for a triathlon, and maybe even start a rock band. 




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BA, University of Utah, 2015
DDS, Dalhousie University, 2019
Residency, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, 2021-2023



Parent Feedback

We have been going to Families First for almost 4 years! My children’s pediatrician is Dr. Crowell, he is amazing. On the few occasions that we have needed to see a pediatrician and haven’t been able to get in to see Dr. Crowell we have been very happy with the other pediatrician that we have met with. The reception staff and all the nurses are also amazing and very helpful with any questions we’ve had. We highly recommend Families First!

—Shantae Broadbent.

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