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As one of the first orthodontists to earn board certification, Dr. Richard D. Hulme continuously stays up-to-date on the latest orthodontic techniques to provide exceptional service to his patients. With offices in Westwood Center, Huebner Parke, Castroville, China Grove, Braceland, and Boerne, we have the San Antonio area covered. Send us a message or call to request a consultation: (210) 405-7391.

Exceptional Treatment  By Board-Certified Orthodontists

Dr. Richard D. Hulme is a board-certified orthodontist. His background in scouting and the church inform his compassionate approach. He strives to provide high-quality care and outstanding service. By dedicating his practice to orthodontics, he has provided more than 5,000 patients with exceptional results through braces and Invisalign®.

Meet Dr. Richard D. Hulme: Board-Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Richard D. Hulme is a lifelong Texan who is proud to bring advanced orthodontic care to San Antonio, TX, and the surrounding communities.

After seven years of formal training and serving as the chief resident at one of the nation's top dental schools, Dr. Hulme became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He was one of the first orthodontists to receive board certification during his specialty training.

To stay abreast of the latest advancements and technologies in orthodontics, Dr. Hulme maintains memberships in various other dental organizations.

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Meet Dr. Sandra Nairooz:

Board-Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Nairooz is passionate about creating the best smile for patients of all ages. She likes staying up to date with the latest advances in orthodontics and creating healthy smiles with an emphasis on airway diagnoses. Her attention to detail, honesty, and desire to educate patients and engage with them on an individual basis all ensure that her patients have an outstanding and enjoyable experience.

Reasons to Visit Our Orthodontists

Options for Every Patient

Orthodontic care can completely transform your smile in terms of both health and appearance. At Hulme Orthodontics, we create fully customized treatments using traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, and Invisalign. As specialists, Dr. Hulme and Dr. Nairooz use state-of-the-art materials and strategies for comfortable and efficient treatment resulting in an incredible new smile.

Flexible Appointment Hours

During each appointment, every patient meets directly with one of our orthodontists. To make treatment convenient for parents and children alike, we are open before and after school hours, as well as on many school holidays. Because we respect your busy schedule, the average time spent in our waiting room before an appointment is just four minutes.

Focused Treatments

While other dentists offer orthodontic treatments in addition to their other dental services, our orthodontists are board-certified specialists who have seven years of specialty training and focus solely on orthodontics. As a result, they are able to create customized treatment plans. They can also care for the most complex cases that other practices do not have the training or technology to handle.

Free Initial Consultations

Many patients who are unhappy with their teeth are hesitant to schedule an orthodontic evaluation due to cost concerns. At Hulme Orthodontics in San Antonio, TX, we offer free initial consultations to all patients. During your complimentary consultation, our orthodontists can evaluate your teeth, inform you about your treatment options, and provide estimated orthodontic treatment costs.

Life-Changing Results

Misaligned teeth can negatively affect your oral health and self-confidence at any age. Crooked or crowded teeth make it more difficult to brush and floss properly, increasing your risk of dental decay. Misaligned teeth can also prevent you from smiling or speaking freely in social and professional situations. Our orthodontist can help you achieve the beautiful smile you've always wanted, which can help you maintain healthy teeth and a higher sense of self-esteem.

Ready to Discover Your Most Beautiful Smile? Book an Appointment at Hulme Orthodontics

Crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth should never get in the way of your oral health, speech, or self-confidence. Our orthodontists offer various orthodontic treatment options to meet your needs, goals, and budget. Dr. Hulme and Dr. Nairooz are board-certified orthodontists who focus solely on orthodontic care. They are members of various dental organizations, including: 

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists

Your initial consultation at our San Antonio, TX, orthodontic practice is free. Come in and find out which treatment can help you achieve the straighter teeth you've always wanted. 

To schedule your complimentary consultation at one of our offices, request an appointment online or call us at:

(210) 479-2000



We Have Offices in San Antonio, China Grove, Castroville, and Boerne.

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Whether you're looking for traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, Invisalign, or adult orthodontics, the team at Hulme Orthodontics can help. With six locations in the greater San Antonio area, we've got you covered.

Our Vision for Our Orthodontic Practice

"The vision of Hulme Orthodontics is to provide extraordinary orthodontic care in a comfortable and relaxed environment while demonstrating personal and caring interest for each patient. We strive for excellence by continually improving, working together as a team, and using technologically advanced treatment systems." The Hulme Orthodontics Team

"They will take great care of you" Testimonials From San Antonio Patients 

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Mike Barlow

2020

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This is our third kiddo with Dr. Hulme and we are thrilled to start again. Not only is the staff amazing, but our results have been beautiful. We have always had awesome communication and fast responses to questions and... we just love Dr. Hulme!

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Tabitha Martinez

2020

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Dr. Hulme and staff have been so amazing, friendly, and informative during my braces process. (I've been going since Feb. 2019) The office is very comfortable and beautiful as well! I highly recommend Hulme Orthodontics, they will take great care of you.

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Is your child starting to lose their baby teeth? They can win big at our orthodontic practice. With Our Tooth Fairy Card, patients can earn rewards for lost teeth and prepare for their first orthodontic evaluation.

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We award Orthobucks for dedication to treatment and other accomplishments. Orthobucks can be redeemed for gift cards.

“We’re a Full-Service Orthodontics Practice” 

Hulme Orthodontics provides the full range of orthodontic care from regular checkups and braces to restructuring your jaw. Dr. Hulme and Dr. Nairooz not only work to improve your smile but also carefully engineers your bite so it is as healthy as possible. 

"Professional and informative" 5-Star Reviews From San Antonio, TX, Patients

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Claudia Keyes

2021

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My visit to Braceland was excellent. Everyone was professional and informative. I am looking forward to the results.

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Crystal Julian

2022

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I was really appreciative w/their flexibility on getting us on payment plan since all of our dental work was going to be out of pocket.

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Orthodontist vs. Dentist

On the surface, the two doctors may seem to perform similar services, especially with more dentists offering Invisalign and other orthodontic treatments. However, receiving treatment from an orthodontist rather than a dentist has advantages:

Orthodontists Have Additional Training

Both an orthodontist and a dentist attend dental school after undergraduate school. However, an orthodontist receives two to three extra years of training through an orthodontic residency program. 

More Customizable Solutions

Dentists may offer solutions for misaligned smiles, such as Invisalign or basic braces. However, the solutions are often not as customizable as an orthodontist can offer. An orthodontist can develop a treatment plan that works for your specific needs. 

Broader Experience With Malocclusion

Orthodontists like Drs. Hulme and Nairooz deal with various orthodontic problems since they specialize in orthodontic treatment. This wide range of experience allows them to help patients with more complex dental problems. 

Treating Adolescents and Adults 

When orthodontic care begins early we can address issues early and help you avoid costly treatments down the line. Children can start receiving orthodontic care as early as eight years old, the typical age when they have several permanent teeth and their jaw reaches its maximum size.

However, braces and other orthodontic treatments are not just for adolescents. According to the American Association of Orthodontics

"1 out of every 5 orthodontic patients is an adult."
As specialists, Dr. Hulme and Dr. Nairooz have the tools and expertise necessary to handle almost any orthodontic issue, even those that are harder to treat in adults.

Questions?  We Can Answer Them

Our friendly staff is available during office hours Monday through Friday and can answer your questions regarding our practice, treatments, braces, and payment options. Each and every member of our orthodontics team is passionate about providing you with the best experience at every visit.

Submit your questions directly or call one of our San Antonio offices at:

(210) 479-2000

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Backed by Advanced Technology 

Our practice is proud to offer some of the most advanced technology in San Antonio, TX, and throughout the state. To provide patients with the very best care, we have invested in various pieces of technology, including:

  • Digital X-Rays: We use digital x-rays to scan your teeth and jaws prior to orthodontic treatment. Unlike traditional x-rays, digital x-rays can be viewed immediately and do not expose patients to harmful radiation.
  • iTero® Digital Impressions: Most dentists take impressions of your teeth using goopy, uncomfortable putty impressions. At our San Antonio orthodontics offices, we use the iTero Digital Impression System to gather digital impressions of your teeth with a small wand-like device.

We Make Orthodontic Care More Affordable

We can help you mix and match our available financing options to suit your needs. Insurance can cover part or all of the cost of receiving orthodontic care from our practice, but the amount covered depends on your insurance plan. You can also break up payments into affordable monthly installments with CareCredit or receive discounts through Medicaid.

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"Would recommend this place to others" More 5-Star Reviews From San Antonio, TX, Patients

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Jennifer Waggoner

2020

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We LOVE Dr. Hulme and his staff!!! Great orthodontist!! My daughter had a wonderful experience, and now has a beautifuly straight smile!

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courtney cobb

2020

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This place is clean and the staff are very friendly . The Dr. and his associates were able to answer all of my questions with ease. Would recommend this place to others.

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Hulme Orthodontics

Dr. Richard D. Hulme and Dr. Sandra Nairooz provide customized orthodontic treatments using the latest techniques and innovative technology. Dr. Hulme and Dr. Nairooz are board-certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and focus solely on orthodontic cases to provide the very best care. They are also members of various dental societies, including:

  • American Board of Orthodontics
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southwestern Society of Orthodontists
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists

To start your treatment at Hulme Orthodontics, request your appointment or call us at (210) 479-2000.

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