With the ambition to become a trusted, talented and experienced orthodontist, Dr. Hunter has always strived for excellence.
For Dr. Hunter, being an orthodontist is a passion built on the love to help families and individuals who need his service. Deciding to become a qualified orthodontist required years of education, training, and the pure want to help people feel happier with who they are.
Happy patients are not just a chance for Dr. Hunter. They are his salient aim. When patients choose Dr. Hunter they choose a professional who is kind, accomplished, helpful, and attentive to his patients’ needs.
Dr. Hunter’s staff and clients are not just people he deals with every day, but he has made them his orthodontic family.
Dr. Hunter by the Numbers
Education & Residency
In 1963, as a young boy, Dr. Hunter moved to his new home in sunny-Arizona. He spent his childhood and teen years growing up in North-Phoenix, where he graduated with honors from Sunnyslope High School in 1973.
But Dr. Hunter took his education further. After serving a two-year mission for his church in Japan, in 1739, he attended Brigham Young University to complete his B.S degree.
In 1983, Dr. Hunter proudly completed his dental school training at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.
Throughout his life, Dr. Hunter has achieved various certifications for his proven expertise in the medical industry.
Dr. Hunter has been awarded membership in an honorary society exclusive for academic excellence, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). Later in 1986, after completing his dental school training, Dr. Hunter completed a general practice residency at the University of North Carolina.
For education, this was not the end for Dr. Hunter. He finished a three-year program in graduate orthodontics at the University of Missouri, in Kansas City. This is where Dr. Hunter received his specialty certificate in orthodontics.
There is no better way Dr. Hunter enjoys spending his time than contributing to the orthodontic society and being in the presence of his loved ones.
Dr. Hunter and his wife, Susan, have a beautiful family of four children: one daughter, and three sons. They are also proud grandparents of four grandchildren, making it easy to understand where all his compassion as an orthodontist stem from.
Additionally, Dr. Hunter was the president of the Arizona State Orthodontic Society. And he served as the director representing Arizona in the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.
In the Arizona Orthodontic Study Group, Dr. Hunter was a board member and contributed to various other national dental societies such as the American Dental Society, the Central Arizona Dental Society, and the American Association of Orthodontists.
After 30 years of practice, Dr. Hunter does not see himself leaving as he is too invested in his profession and those he helps.