Meet the Doctors

Choosing the best dentist for your child can be scary and stressful. You want to find someone who is both highly qualified and who is able to work with young children and their parents. If you are in the Phoenix or Scottsdale areas, look no further that Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics.

Our doctors are board certified pediatric dental experts, keeping abreast of all the latest technologies and techniques in the industry to best serve your child. They are involved in state and national dental professional organizations where they work to educate others about dentistry and set professional standards both in Arizona and nationally. Together, APDO doctors have amassed numerous honors and awards for their service and dedication to the pediatric dental profession.


Whether it’s your child’s first visit or his or her annual checkup, meet the professionals who will make your child’s positive oral health and well-being their number one priority.

Dr. Julie Anfinson

Julie-Anfinson-Pediatric-DentistDr. “Julie” Anfinson is from Oskaloosa, Iowa. She received her undergraduate degree from William Penn College and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa. She spent the next year in a general hospital residency at Oklahoma Memorial Children’s Hospital. Dr. Anfinson received her pediatric dental specialty education and Master’s degree at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas. She has been in the Valley of the Sun since 1987.

Dr. Anfinson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Anfinson is an active member in the AAPD, serving on the council of clinical affairs. The council of clinical affairs mandates national standards of dental care for pediatric dentists. She is a consultant to the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners; and she also conducts site visits and evaluates dentists who are applying for their license in oral conscious sedation. She is very active in local charities and is on staff at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. When Dr. Julie isn’t spending time with her three grandchildren, she enjoys scuba diving, bicycling, traveling and reading.

Dr. Timothy Wilson

Timothy-Wilson-Pediatric-DentistDr. Tim Wilson is from Bemus Point, New York. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Allegheny College and then earned his Doctorate in Dental Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Dentistry. In 2001 he moved to Tucson and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation. He spent the following three years treating underserved children in downtown Phoenix before returning to New York and completing his pediatric specialty education at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Dr. Wilson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is an oral sedation examiner for the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners. He has served on the Arizona Dental Association Council on Dental Education and he was on the Medical Staff at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr. Wilson served as the President, as well as the Treasurer/Secretary of the Arizona Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is currently a board member for Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation. Dr. Wilson met his wife, Amanda, while he was studying abroad in Australia. They live in Scottsdale with their two children, Ally and Jonathan. They enjoy traveling (mainly to Australia), reading, Legos, sports, videos games, geocaching and off-road adventures.

Dr. Danielle Goldstein

Danielle-Goldstein-Pediatric-DentistDr. Danielle Goldstein was born and raised in Scottsdale, AZ. She attended Phoenix Country Day School for high school. Dr. Danielle traveled to Ann Arbor for college, where she received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Michigan. In 2010, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry,  where she was on the Dean’s List for all four academic years. She received the Thor Award and the Donald Curnette Memorial Scholarship, honoring her outstanding academic record and involvement in community outreach programs. Dr. Danielle also received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry award for her dedication to the field of pediatric dentistry. During graduation, Dr. Danielle was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Fraternity, recognizing academic excellence as well as community involvement.

Dr. Danielle followed her passion for pediatric dentistry and completed a two-year pediatric dental residency at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. During residency, she received extensive clinical and emergency training. While training at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital and Children’s Hospital Dallas, Dr. Danielle received excellent experience with medically compromised and special needs patients.

Dr. Danielle is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. She is also a member of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Emerging Leaders program and sits on the New Member Committee for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband, Dr. Masserman, and spending quality time with her son, Brooks.

Dr. Abraham Itty

Dr-IttyDr. Abraham Itty was raised in Arizona and graduated from Gilbert High School. He attended college at the University of Arizona, where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the prestigious Nugent Medal, one of six medals given to top graduating seniors. He subsequently attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he graduated with honors in global and community health. At Harvard, he was the recipient of several awards including the Impact Award and Milliken Award for his work improving access to dental care for individuals with special health care needs. Dr. Itty completed his pediatric dental residency at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry where he was on staff at Children’s Medical Center and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. During his time at Baylor, he received extensive training in sedation and caring for medically compromised patients. After residency, Dr. Itty served as part time faculty at Baylor while completing a master’s degree evaluating access to dental care for children with complicated medical conditions.

Dr. Itty is a board certified pediatric dentist with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Arizona Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Outside of work, Dr. Itty enjoys sports, traveling, hiking and spending time with his church, family and friends. He is excited to return to his home town and serve his community by providing high-quality patient centered care.

Visit Our Scottsdale Offices Today!

As you can see, the APDO pediatric dentistry team is highly qualified to serve you. Now is the time to get started providing your children with great oral health. Contact our professionals at either of our two convenient office locations: Scottsdale and Shea at (480) 556-0600 or Grayhawk at (480) 949-0332. You can trust all of our staff members to improve you and your children’s oral health now and in the future.