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Asneiry A. Aponte, BS, DDS, MS

 Asneiry A. Aponte, BS, DDS, MS
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: SOD-5453
  • Phone: 713-486-4165
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  • Administrative Area(s): Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics
  • Education:

    DDS | Los Andes University School of Dentistry, Mérida, Venezuela
    MS | University of Alabama School of Dentistry, Birmingham, AL
    Certificates, Prosthodontics | University of Alabama School of Dentistry
    Fellowship, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics | University of Alabama School of Dentistry

Dr. Asneiry A. Aponte is an associate professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston. Since joining the faculty in 2010, he has focused on teaching predoctoral students.

Dr. Aponte earned his dental degree from Los Andes University in Mérida, Venezuela, where he was first appointed as a clinical instructor in 1972 after completing his postgraduate studies. He subsequently moved through the ranks to become a full professor in dentistry. 

From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Aponte served as an associate professor at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama, where he previously earned a master of science degree in dentistry (1978) and certificates for a prosthodontics residency (1977) and postdoctoral fellowship (1978). In 2008, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in maxillofacial prosthodontics.

Clinical Interests

Esthetic dentistry, fixed implants, restorative implants

Languages spoken

English, Spanish, Italian