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Meet Our Team


Dr. Hulme

Richard D. Hulme, D.D.S., M.S.

A lifelong Texan, Dr. Richard D. Hulme was raised in Houston. He left Texas briefly to attend college at Brigham Young University, and then returned to pursue seven years of dental and orthodontic training at the nation's top dental school here in San Antonio.

Dr. Hulme was the chief resident of his orthodontic program. He is an excellent clinician. He is very personable and demonstrates a genuine interest in and concern for his patients.

Dr. Hulme is a member of numerous dental and orthodontic professional and research associations, including the San Antonio District Dental Society, Alamo Orthodontic Study Group and the local chapter of the American Association of Dental Research. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and was in the first class of orthodontists to be board certified during specialty training.

Dr. Hulme enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, Boy Scouts (he is an Eagle Scout), church, music and sports.

As an additional benefit to our Spanish-speaking patients, Dr. Hulme is fluent in Spanish.


  • Master of Science in Cellular & Structural Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, San Antonio, Texas (2005) www.gsbs.uthscsa.edu
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School, San Antonio, Texas (2005) www.dental.uthscsa.edu
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah (1998) www.byu.edu

Professional Associations

Dr. Hulme considers it his personal obligation to provide the highest quality orthodontic care to his patients. He was among the first class of orthodontists to earn the prestigious board certification by the American Board of Orthodontics during specialty training. This attests to his commitment to orthodontic education and his ability to deliver quality patient care. Memberships in other organizations allow Dr. Hulme to stay on the cutting edge of orthodontic advances and technology.

Other affiliations include:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
  • Member, American Association of Orthodontists
  • Member, Southwestern Society of Orthodontists
  • Member, Texas Association of Orthodontists
  • Member, Alamo Orthodontic Study Club
  • Member, American Association of Dental Research
  • Member, International Association of Dental Research
  • Member, Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Education and Research
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, Texas Dental Association
  • Member, San Antonio District Dental Society

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Our Staff

Front Office


Scheduling Coordinator

Yvette is the first friendly face you see when walking into our office, and the voice on the other end of the line when you call in. She has been in the orthodontic field since 1994 and joined Hulme Orthodontics in 2012. She is our Scheduling Coordinator, and she works hard to get you the right appointment for your treatment. She was born and raised in San Antonio and enjoys spending time with her husband, Ernie, her daughter, Leighann, and other family. She has three horses, Winston, Lacey and Les. In her free time she barrel races with her daughter!


Treatment Coordinator

Holly was born and raised in Alaska. In 2012, she moved to San Antonio with her husband, Danny, and daughter, Jaelyn (aka "Buggy"). She is a Registered Dental Assistant and has been working as an Orthodontic Assistant since 2003. In January, 2014 Holly made the transition from Orthodontic Assistant to Treatment Coordinator. She brings her knowledge in Orthodontics and experience on working with patients with her to meet with all of our new patients that come in. In April 2014, Holly welcomed a baby boy, Bryson, into her family. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, camping, and participating in any sport. Holly and her family have one dog, Diesel, who keeps them on their toes, as he is still in his puppy stage!


Financial Coordinator

Amelia joined Hulme Orthodontics in July 2014, as our Financial Coordinator. Amelia has been in the dental field for 30 years! She first started dental assisting at 15 years old in the "windy city" Chicago. While living in Chicago she had her own dance studio that specialized in Folklore. In 2000 after the birth of her daughter, Corinne, they made the move to San Antonio. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with Corinne, who is now in the Churchill Colorguard. Her weekends are filled with football games and watching her daughter grow! Amelia is always willing and happy to help with all questions regarding your account and insurance coverage. She works with insurance companies to maximize patient's orthodontic benefits, and files all insurance claims.


Marketing Coordinator

Chelsea joined Hulme Orthodontics in 2015. Chelsea develops and implements marketing and advertising campaigns for our office. She also plans all the fun office events and contests. After graduating from Churchill High School in 2010, Chelsea attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where she earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, and being outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with her loving family and friends. She has a mini schnauzer, Cahlese, whom loves tagging along on all of Chelsea's adventures.

Back Office


Clinical Coordinator / Orthodontic Assistant

Maria joined Hulme Orthodontics in 2007 and assists Dr. Hulme in patient care. As Clinical Coordinator, Maria oversees the treatment provided by all of our Orthodontic Assistants. She is a graduate of the Southwest School of Medical and Dental Assisting and has been in the dental field for 23 years! Maria has a beautiful big Italian family! Her weekends are spent with her 3 sons, 1 daughter, and 3 grandchildren! Maria loves baking and is extremely good at it! She currently bakes cakes and desserts for different events ranging from weddings to birthdays (and every chance she gets to bring us treats in the office). In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and family. Maria has two dogs, Sabastian and Bella, and one cat, Tigger.


Records Technician / Orthodontic Assistant

Roxanne joined Hulme Orthodontics in 2003. She is instrumental in all stages of treatment, as she takes photos and maintains the diagnostic records of all patients. Roxanne graduated from San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants in 2003. She was born and raised in the small town of Beeville, Texas, and outside of work loves spending time with her husband, Alex, and their two dogs, Sammy and Rocky. She also enjoys shopping, cooking, sports (Spurs), and going to the movies. Most of all, Roxanne cherishes her trips home to see family and friends. Roxanne was a patient of Dr. Hulme's and would be happy to show you her "Hulme Orthodontics smile!"


Laboratory Technician / Orthodontic Assistant

Laurie joined Hulme Orthodontics in April 2006. She assists Dr. Hulme in patient care and also works in the on-site lab, taking impressions and making retainers. She graduated from San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants in September 1998. She is a Registered Dental Assistant and a Certified Orthodontic Assistant. Laurie is originally from San Angelo, Texas, and relocated to San Antonio in 1995 after visiting for Fiesta. She enjoys movies, reading, music, watching the Spurs, volunteering at the Majestic Theater, and spending time with friends. She also enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Bailey and Peyton, and her cat Zoe.


Orthodontic Assistant

Erica joined Hulme Orthodontics in June 2013. She assists Dr. Hulme with patient care. Erica graduated from Alamoana Community College in Hawaii in 2001, and has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 13 years! In her spare time she enjoys gardening, feeding hummingbirds, and spending time with her husband, Rudy, and two daughters, April and Samantha. Erica also has three dogs – Oscar, Emmie, and Roscoe!


Orthodontic Assistant

Kristin was born and raised in San Antonio, TX, and has been an orthodontic assistant for 8 years! She is a Registered Dental Assistant and absolutely loves being in the dental field. Growing up Kristin was a Gymnast, and in High School she ventured out into diving. In April of 2014, Kristin welcomed a sweet baby boy, the light of her life, Trey. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family, read, and enjoys the outdoors.