Meet the Kidiatric Team

Dr. Walter Villanueva, D.D.S.staff  Dr V


Walter Villanueva, D.D.S, is a native of Rochester, New York who moved to Phoenix, AZ to promote healthy smiles in July of 2009. Dr. Villanueva has practiced Pediatric Dentistry for several years across the country prior to bringing his talents in dentistry to Kidiatric Dental. Dr. Villanueva graduated and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University of Buffalo- School of Dental Medicine.

After finishing his dental education, he moved to New York City where he received additional training at an advanced post-doctoral program in the field of pediatric dentistry at Lutheran Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Villanueva holds an active membership in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, cooking, travel, and a multitude of outdoor activities.


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Dr. Mike Phillips, D.D.S.


Dr. Mike Phillips is a pediatric dentist with over 20 years of academic experience serving as a clinical attending for CHOB with the University of Buffalo. Dr Mike joined Kidiatric Dental in December of 2015 and quickly became a member of the Kidi family. Dr Mike enjoys hiking in his spare time, playing with his dogs, and exploring our glorious Arizona mines for minerals and gems!


Dr. Geof Glovsy, D.M.D, P.C.IMG 2953e


Dr Glovsky is originally from the state of Massachusetts. He earned his dental degree at Tufts University in Boston where we also completed his orthodontic residency. Following his training he continued at Tufts as an attending where he served for several years. On his spare time, he enjoys spending it with his wife and four children. He loves playing golf and taking part in many other outdoor activities in Arizona.


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Rebecca is a native of Colorado and moved to Arizona when she was 10 yrs old. She loves escaping the Arizona heat to visit the beautiful landscapes of Colorado or spending all her time in the swimming pool to help relax in the heat. She enjoys music, traveling, working on restoring her mid-century home, and most of all, her two girls and three dogs. She has been with Kidiatric Dental from the start and can run this place in her sleep!







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Miss Shannon - Assistant Office Manager

Originally from Illinois, Shannon moved to Arizona when she was 14 years old. She is happily married with three beautiful fur babies and loves spending most of her time with them. Movies and music are a must in her life, as well as any great book. She loves working in our office because it gives her the opportunity to meet all of our wonderful families and provide a positive dental experience for children.


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Miss Sheryl - Treatment Coordinator

An Arizona native who recently moved back to Arizona to enjoy the sun once again, Sheryl loves

bike riding, swimming, & making animal balloons. Sheryl has worked in the dental field for more than ten years and,after starting at Kidiatric Dental, she discovered her love of working with children!


anna 2Miss Anna - Treatment Coordinator

Born and raised in Arizona. Has been working in the dental field for about 7 years, and is excited to work in pediatrics! In her free time she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends, checking out all the local hot spots.


Melissa 2Miss Melissa - Treatment Coordinator

Melissa was born in New Jersey, but has living in Arizona for many years now. After receiving a full ride to ASU she graduated with honors with BA in Psychology. She has worked in the dental and medical field for over 5 years with focus in patient coordinating and treatment planning. She lives by the saying "there is always a reason to smile." On the weekends you will find Melissa at the latest movie or concert, spending time with friends and family.


jenniferMiss Jennifer - Insurance Specialist

Jennifer has always had a passion for children, health care, and education, so a career in the pediatric dental field made perfect sense. What she didn't foresee was developing a proficiency in the often confusing world of dental insurance. When not on hold waiting for the next available representative, Jennifer enjoys traveling with her family, participating in 5K runs, and taking their two rescue dogs to the park!


Miss Melanie - Marketing Director

Born in Washington state but has lived in Arizona for so long, she calls herself a native. Melanie has 2 amazing children, one girl and one boy that take up most of her free time, whether it's carpooling to sporting events, family trips or movie nights at home, they keep her busy. She has been in marketing for about 15 years and loves what she does for a living.




Miss Martha - Dental Assistant Martha 2



Martha moved to Arizona in 1999 from California and she LOVES this HOT weather! She is happily married with 5 children who are all grown and out of the house. She has 2 dogs, Bo & Dutch, who keep her busy. In her spare time she loves to read romance novels and most of all vacation in Cabo where she gets to visit all of her friends. Martha always brightens up the office with her jubilant personality and loves the work she does!





Miss Dawn - Dental Assistant Dawn



Dawn was born in Chicago, IL, but has grown up here in Arizona and wouldn’t have it any other way. She loves spending time with her growing family doing activities such as going to the movies, swimming, and playing at the park. She stays busy at home with her adorable young daughter, a cat, a dog, and lots of freshwater fish! When she has spare time she enjoys yoga classes and hiking. Her passion for children began when she had her own and it is a blessing to her to be able to work with them every day.



Miss Donna - Dental Assistant Donna 2

Donna moved to Arizona from California three years ago to be closer to her family and friends. Her favorite past time is hanging out with her family and her two boys, who are nine & 2 years old.


Miss Christina - Dental Assistant Christina

Christina is originally from California but has been in Arizona since she was a child. Her favorite thing to do is shop and she loves a bargain! She shops mostly for her three children, ages seven, six, & three. When she is not shopping, she loves to enjoy country music while fishing.


Miss Celena - Dental Assistant Celena 2

Celena is an Arizona native with a three year old daughter. She has been working in pediatric dentistry for over five years and enjoys working with children tremendously. With their dog, Charlie, Celena and her family enjoy all things Disney.


Miss Carol - Dental Assistant Carol 2

An Arizona native and loves the desert! Her free time is spent with friends and family, trying new food with her fiance or hanging out with her fur baby. Henry the Frenchie!