Ermelinda Da Ponte, DDS

Oral Surgeon - Dr. Ermelinda Da PonteEducation and Training:

  • Dental Degree- Central University of Venezuela 1978-1983
  • Chief Resident of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The Methodist, Hermann, Ben Taub and VA Hospitals in Houston, TX.
  • OMS Residency, University of Texas Heath Science Center , Houston, TX 1986-1990
  • Locum Tenet Registrar for the National Health Service in Wales, United Kingdom.
  • Her intensive training covered Maxillofacial Reconstruction with emphasis on bone grafting, correction of Dento-facial Skeletal Abnormalities, facial trauma, anesthesia, dental implants and the surgical management of teeth and their supporting structures.
  • OMS Clinical Associate Professor- University of Texas Hlth. Sci. Ctr., Houston, Texas 1992-1994

Memberships and Organizations:

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Greater Houston Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • North Houston Seattle Study Club


  • Married with three children
  • Practicing in the Greater Houston area since 1992