Big Apple Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentist in Phoenix, AZ

Pediatric Dentist in Phoenix, AZ

Henry Martinez, D.M.D.

Board-Certified
Pediatric Dentist Phoenix

Board Certified
Pediatric Dentist Phoenix

Dr. Henry Martinez was born and raised here in Arizona.  Dr. Martinez obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at Arizona State University.  He then went on to complete a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Newark, N.J. (formerly the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey).  He obtained his D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine) at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in Mesa.

Following dental school, Dr. Martinez followed his passion for providing dental care to children and people with special needs by completing his pediatric dental residency training at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City.  There he received extensive training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry including sedation and hospital dentistry.  He has received extensive training in treating people with special needs during dental school at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health’s Special Care Unit and as a pediatric dental resident at the Rose F. Kennedy Center at Jacobi Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Martinez is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  He has also obtained fellowship in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Martinez currently serves on staff at Chandler Regional Medical Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  He is also a clinical director for the Special Smiles program within the Special Olympics of Arizona.

When Dr. Martinez is not at work, you can find him spending quality time with his wife Irina, their son Henry, and their adorable, energetic yellow lab Zeus.

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Arizona Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Arizona Dental Association
  • American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry 

Meet The Team

Kayla

Kayla is from Oregon and moved to Arizona to start her career in Dental Assisting 4 years ago. Kayla started her dental career working in endodontics, before finding a love for Pediatric Dentistry. Kayla is great with children and goes above and beyond, making sure her patients are comfortable and relaxed. On the weekends Kayla and her husband enjoy playing disc golf and taking their two dogs to the park.

Christina

Christina was born and raised in Southern Oregon and recently moved to Arizona with her husband. She has enjoyed working in the dental field for the past 6 years, which includes working in oral surgery, orthodontics, and general dentistry. Christina is passionate about working with children and is excited to be apart of the team here at Big Apple Pediatric Dentistry. Christina has a bachelor’s degree with a marketing emphasis from Simpson University, where she also played on their golf team. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family and golden retriever!

Jasmine

Jasmine started her dental career six years ago in general dentistry. She is excited to now be working in pediatric dentistry. She loves working with children and loves to provide a fun and positive environment! When you can’t find Jasmine at work, you can probably find her at Disneyland with her boyfriend or lounging on the beach! She is very knowledgeable on Disney and enjoys talking Disney with all her patients!

Giving Back

Big Apple Pediatric Dentistry is proud to announce that we are partnering with a local foundation called MinMinBear Foundation. For every new patient that comes into our office, we will donate a bear to an individual undergoing treatment for kidney disease. Please help us help others!

Comfort

Big Apple Pediatric Dentistry is proud to announce that we are partnering with a local foundation called MinMinBear Foundation. For every new patient that comes into our office, we will donate a bear to an individual undergoing treatment for kidney disease. Please help us help others!

Providing patients with comfort is one of the most important jobs we have here at the foundation, and our mascots, the MinMinBears, take this assignment very seriously. Our goal is to provide a sense of peace for the patient and their family during any part of their journey.  Whether it’s a hospital stay, medical procedure, doctor’s appointment,  or anything in between, our MinMinBears are ready to bring solace, empathy, and support. 

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