Dr. David Hunter, DDS

Dr. David Hunter, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. David Hunter, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Grapevine, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Texas A&M University Health Science Center / Baylor College Of Dentistry in 1989 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

1612 Lancaster Dr

Grapevine, TX 76051

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Dentofacial Anomalies
more than 61% of peers
Jaw Fracture
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Hunter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hunter "Dr. Hunter obtained his bachelor's degree while a student athlete at Sam Houston State University and his doctorate from Baylor College of Dentistry while a member of the honor society. He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, where he served as chief resident in his final year. Dr. Hunter also served at the Veterans Hospital during his residency. Dr. Hunter's clinical interest in pediatric surgery and dental implant reconstruction has been a constant within his practice. He is past president of the North Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a previous instructor for Advanced Cardiovascular and Pediatric Life Support. Presently he serves as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has been nominated by peers as a premier surgeon in his field and has been featured in Texas Monthly, Fort Worth, and D Magazine. Dr. Hunter and his wife, Kathy, have four children. When not at work, Dr. Hunter can be found spending time with his family and enjoying outdoor activities."
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1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

18  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Injury
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Edentulism
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Maxillofacial Dysostosis
  • Maxillofacial Trauma in Children
  • Nose Injuries
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Sleep Apnea
  • TMJ

25  Procedures

  • All-on-4™ Procedure
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Bone Grafting
  • CO2 Laser Treatment for Skin Lesions
  • Cone Beam 3D Imaging
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Digital Impression System
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Osteotomy
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Infection Management
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mandibular (Lower Jaw) Osteotomy
  • Maxillary (Upper Jaw ) Osteotomy
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Soft Tissue Reconstruction
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Sam Houston State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center / Baylor College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • St John Mercy Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • St John's Mercy Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hunter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hunter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunter to family and friends
43 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

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Dr. Hunter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr hunter and his staff were wonderful
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Best Doctor ever!! The whole process scheduling to surgery. Everything was great!! I was very nervous the day of my procedure Dr Hunter and his staff definitely calmed my fears.
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Very professional. Explained everything in detail. During my tooth extraction he made me aware of every action he was doing and what I might experience (pressure, sound, and any pain). Whole experience was exceptional.
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Excellent care and communicated what needed to be done and how. Called back the afternoon after surgery.
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Excellent experience. I was thrilled with the staff. I had very little pain after a wisdom tooth extraction. Happy 68 year old patient.
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