If you’ve been looking for a dentist near North Myrtle Beach, then you don’t have to go far. Dr. Emily Hortman and her team at Palmetto Dental Associates treat people of all ages from throughout the area. We offer a complete menu of dental services to keep your smile happy and healthy, and we do it all in an atmosphere that is friendly and comfortable.


Palmetto Dental Associates is located at 3359B Highway 9 East in Little River, South Carolina. Getting here from North Myrtle Beach is a cinch. Just hop on Highway 17 and Robert Edge Parkway and SC-31 N to our office. The drive shouldn’t take you more than 10 minutes.


Dr. Hortman maintains regular office hours from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday. Just call the office to make an appointment on the day and time that is most convenient for you. If you have a dental emergency, call the same number and you will be directed on the best course of action.


Dr. Emily Cooper Hortman is originally from Columbia, South Carolina. She studied biology at University of South Carolina, then earned a DMD and completed a postdoctoral residency at Medical University of South Carolina. During her residency she studied advanced implant dentistry, implant supported prosthetics, cosmetic dentistry, and accommodating special needs patients. Dr. Hortman stays of abreast of the latest developments and advances in dentistry by regularly enrolling in postgraduate education through courses and professional seminars.


Dr. Hortman and her staff offer all of the dental services you and your family need. We begin with a dental checkup that includes a refreshing dental cleaning and exam that helps Dr. Hortman and her staff plan your individualized treatment. With the information gathered at these six-month visits, she can recommend other services to help maintain your dental and oral health.

Other dental services you’ll find at the dentist, North Myrtle Beach include:

  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Dental implants
  • Dental crowns
  • Dentures
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Root canal therapy
  • TMJ Therapy

Call our office today to schedule an appointment. We look forward to welcoming you to your dentist in Little River.