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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.uthouston.edu/gsbs/
  • 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


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. 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, and spending time with friends. She also enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Bailey and Peyton, and her cat, Zoe.


Clinical Coordinator/ Orthodontic Assistant

Maria joined Hulme Orthodontics in October 2007 and assists Dr. Hulme in patient care, overseeing 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! In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and family.


Marketing Coordinator

Nichole joined Hulme Orthodontics in 2008 and assisted Dr. Hulme in patient care. She now serves as the Marketing Coordinator for the practice. Nichole graduated from the Dental Assisting School in Sugarland, Texas in 2006 and moved to San Antonio in August 2007. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Keegan (aka "Keegs") and her family. She also likes cooking, hiking, being outdoors, and watching the Spurs. She recently finished the San Antonio Rock 'n Roll half-marathon, and continues to be an avid runner. Nichole was also a patient of Dr. Hulme's and experienced both Invisalign and braces.


Scheduling Coordinator

Yvette is the first friendly face you see when walking into our office. She has been in the orthodontic field since 1994 and joined Hulme Orthodontics in 2012. She was born and raised in San Antonio and enjoys spending time with her husband, Ernie, her daugher, Leighann, and other family. She has one dog, Clover, and two horses, Winston and Les. In her free time she barrel races with her daughter!


Treatment Coordinator

As our Treatment Coordinator, Carissa is very excited to meet with every new patient that comes through our doors. A graduate of UTSA, Carissa joined the practice in 2011. She has lived in several places in the States and attended high school overseas. She moved to San Antonio in 2004 and fell in love with the city. In her free time, Carissa coaches dance and cheerleading. She also loves reading non-fiction and playing with her Maltipoo puppy, Molly.


Financial Coordinator

Erica joined Hulme Orthodontics in June 2013. She assisted Dr. Hulme in patient care and is now serving as our Financial Coordinator. She works hard at arranging appropriate financial arrangements and filing insurance claims for patients. She graduated from Alamoana Community College in Hawaii in 2001, and has been a Registered Dental Assistant since then. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, feeding humming birds, and spending time with her husband, Rudy, and two daughters, April and Samantha. Erica also has three dogs-- Oscar, Emmie, and Roscoe!


Orthodontic Assistant

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 her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, camping, and participating in any sport. She also loves to knit and has even knitted a few scarves for our staff!


Orthodontic Assistant

Born and raised in San Antonio, Kristin joined our team in 2012. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tommy, and their dog, Louie. She also enjoys gardening, reading, dancing, and hunting.