Pacific Avenue Dental Care
1630 S. Pacific Avenue #104
Yuma , Az 85365
Tel  (928) 783-0804
16th St and Pacific  (across from 'Five Guys')
Family owned and operated
Franklin D. Hulme, DDS

Dr. Franklin Hulme received his dental degree from the University of Pacific Dental School in San Francisco. Prior to studying there, he attended Brigham Young University, the University of California-Davis, and the University of California at Berkeley. He is licensed to practice dentistry in Arizona, California and Utah, and belongs to a number of professional organizations, including the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Arizona Craniomandibular Group, and the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum.


Because he believes strongly in education, Dr. Hulme attends continually education courses.



  • U.C. Berkeley
  • U.C. Davis
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of the Pacific Dental School, S.F. Ca.


  • U.C. San Francisco - 1 year - Dan Sullivan
  • U.C.S.D. 3 years - Terry Tanaka
  • U.C.L.A. 2 courses - Pain Science (faculty)
  • Joseph R. Cohen, DDS - mini internship in house (President - Academy of Oral Facial Pain)
  • Jeffery Okeson -week course- The clinical management of TM Disorders
  • Annual meetings of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, the Academy of Oral Facial Pain, and the Headache Academy
  • Member of the Academy of Pain Management
  • Certification-Soft tissue injuries resulting MVA's
  • Member -Craniomandibular Group- Phoenix - since 1990
  • Court appearances -depositions- arbitrations
  • Kiwanis Club appearances
  • Treated hundreds of TMD patients cince 1980
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry:

  • PAC LIVE 2 Courses (Pacific Aesthetic Continuum)
  • Phoenix Esthetics Study Club (Charter Member)

Licenses to practic dentistry:

  • Arizona
  • California Utah
Dr. Hulme is married and has six children. He is a fitness buff and also likes to hunt and fish. His staff says, “Dr. Hulme is very work-oriented and loves his job.”


Dr. Hulme and Dr. Bill Dorfman of ABC's Extreme Makeover at a recent continuing education event.

Dr. Jonathan Gardner