Houston, TX


Houston, TX

Dr. Dennison and Dr. Di Matteo, along with our whole dental team at University Periodontal Associates recognize that the most important factor in dentistry is education. With education, our patients are more likely to commit to preventive measures when it comes to their dental care, you want to reduce your dental problems, and we want that too. The links below are filled with education and tools that will help you have a healthy mouth. We care about our clients in the Houston area and want the best for them. We hope you find the links below informative and useful about oral hygiene for your entire family!

The ADA is the authority in dental care. As our nation’s largest dental association, we recognize their wealth of knowledge and information on a large variety of dental health care topics. This website also contains in-depth explanations of various dental procedures.
The Academy of General Dentistry is another large database of information on oral health. As the second largest dental association in the U.S. this website a created a database that is designed for the general public, called Know Your Teeth. We love the variety of dental information that is included along with a comprehensive glossary of dental terms for when you are feeling lost with all of our “doctor” talk.
The ADHA represents a large number of dental hygienists from all over the country, over 120,000. Included in this site is proper techniques for brushing and flossing. We also love the valuable daily oral health care information for maintaining a healthy smile.
The Consumer Guide to Dentistry is a site that is designed to help you, our patient, understand treatments and procedures that we have discussed in our office.
Sonicare, a leader in quality toothbrushes, this site offers information on selecting the right power toothbrush.
Oral B, another leader in quality toothbrushes, this brand is also recommended for power toothbrushes.
Invisalign® is an alternative style of braces that does not use metal or wires. If you are looking for something different from traditional braces, Invisalign® are nearly invisible by using a series of removable, clear aligners to straighten your teeth.

Zoom! is a peroxide that our doctors use to whiten your teeth in office.

BriteSmile’s is another peroxide product that we use in office for whitening your teeth. Ask our office which product is best for you.

Resources For Parents

Parents frequently have questions concerning their baby’s, toddlers, and children dental care. This site offers answers to many of those questions that are commonly asked.
As an additional website for parents, this site offers tips for providing your children good oral care.
We know you want your child to grow up with healthy teeth that are strong. This site provides various articles on how you can make a difference.
As a way to promote taking care of their teeth, Colgate has designed this site for teeth related games and activities for kids.
An additional site which provides a variety of animations designed to engage kids while teaching them how to keep their teeth healthy.