Daniel Fernandez graduated as a dentist in his native country, Mexico, in 1990. In 1994 he moved to New Zealand, became a dental therapist and practiced dental therapy at the Waitemata District Health Board in Auckland. He has a Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health from AUT and a postgraduate diploma in Public Health. In 2009 he was employed by AUT as a lecturer and in 2016 he became Head of the Oral Health Department. He is a dental therapist member of the Health Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal in New Zealand. In April 2019, he was nominated as a member of the Board of the New Zealand Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association. He is also a member of the College of Oral Health Academics of New Zealand and Australia. He has presented topics relevant to the teaching of oral health throughout New Zealand and Australia.
The use of digital Apps by children to improve oral health