The team at Birkenhead Family Dental focuses on preventative techniques to help you keep your teeth for life. It is one of the many reasons we have become the dental surgery of choice in the North Shore. We are happy to present more information about the staff that will be caring for you.
Dr Daniel Hauptfleisch, Dentist - B.D.S. (Otago)

Dr Daniel Hauptfleisch, 
Dentist - B.D.S. (Otago)

Daniel purchased the practice with his wife Kellie in 2010. They first met whilst studying at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Otago. Currently settled in Birkenhead, Daniel has worked from Browns Bay (where he met Dr Shorter) and Belmont to Albany and Remuera. A well rounded dentist, he has a special interest in root canal treatment,  surgical wisdom teeth, and his real passion is orthodontic alignment  (wether it be with braces or invisible clear trays). Daniel’s passion, humour and relaxed nature put all of his patients at ease. Don't hesitate to come see him you wont be disappointed.
Dr Harvey Shorter, Dentist - B.D.S (Otago)

Dr Harvey Shorter, Dentist - B.D.S (Otago)

A North Shore local, Harvey has 25 years’ dentistry experience, including eight years practicing in the UK. With advanced skills in general and cosmetic dentistry, he will have your smile healthy and beautiful in no time.


Following graduating from the Univeristy of Otago, Katherine returned to her home-city of Auckland. Katherine enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a particular interest in prosthodontics (crown, bridge and dentures). Katherine prides herself on her communication skills, using easy to understand language. She is committed to delivering a full range of dental services tailored to each individual patient and considers patient satisfaction a genuine reward.
Ana Marriott, Dental Therapist and Hygienist

Ana Marriott, Dental Therapist and Hygienist

Ana is a member of the NZHDA and NZDOHTA, with special interests in orthodontics and disease prevention. She finds great reward in assisting patients to treat gum disease, putting an emphasis on patient education and homecare techniques. Ana can provide her services for free to secondary school children, through the governments Dental Benefit Scheme.


Born and bred in Malaysia is Chan. He graduated from University if Otago with his bachelor’s degree in Oral Health. Fitness and oral health are his passion and he aims to improve the quality of his patients' oral hygiene to the best of his ability. 
Kelly, Receptionist

Kelly, Receptionist

Kelly joined our practice in 2015 bringing with her over ten years of experience in the dental industry. Kelly is not only extremely knowledgeable in all things dental, but she is the first friendly face you’ll see when you walk into Birkenhead Family Dental, and an upbeat presence in the practice. Kelly manages our front desk, administration and patient comfort. Outside of work, Kelly has interests in, fitness and horror films as well as spending time with her daughter and partner. 
Aimee, Dental Assistant

Aimee, Dental Assistant

Aimee joined us as a full time dental assistant in 2010, after completing papers in Oral Health at AUT. She enjoys being hands on with all aspects of dental assisting.
Parsha, Dental Assistant

Brooke, Dental Assistant

Brooke has been with us part time for some time now, but has recently joined our team full time.
119 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, North Shore, Auckland 0626 
PHONE: 09 419 9120 
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