A Network of Excellence in Zygomatic Implant Rehabilitation: the ZAGA Centers

ZAGA Centers are experts in zygomatic implant rehabilitation. They provide patients suffering from severe maxillary atrophy with a secure and immediate solution for the placement of fixed teeth on zygomatic implants. The treatment takes place in highly competent centers internationally: the ZAGA Centers. Furthermore, The network of highly experienced experts in zygomatic implants aims to enhance the treatment’s success rate via scientific research.

They focus on preventing complications and providing each patient with the best possible care in a personalized manner. This includes the organization of advanced courses in zygomatic implantology. The network also collaborates with key partners to design quality instruments, materials, and implants, such as the Straumann Group.


A Complete Educational Path

ZAGA Introductory Course

The perfect, short, and online introductory Course to learn more about zygomatic implant indications and the ZAGA Concept. 90 minutes of learning including quizzes and a completion certificate for your first steps into zygomatic implant rehabilitations.

ZAGA Proficient Course

The ZAGA Proficient Course is a 3 days intensive Course focused on zygomatic implant rehabilitation, surgical and prosthetics aspects, and the ZAGA Concept. It includes 4 hands-on 3D models and analysis of the corresponding recorded surgeries by Dr. Carlos Aparicio and Dr. Rubén Davó.

ZAGA Course

The ZAGA Course is a long-running 3 days educational course. For 10+ years and with 99%+ satisfaction, the Course covers zygomatic implant rehabilitation from start to finish, including the ZAGA Concept. On top of the 3D model hands-on, each participant follows a learning path from the DICOM files, 3D model rehearsal, and hands-on cryopreserved severely atrophic donor head. The faculty includes Dr. Carlos Aparicio and Dr. Rubén Davó.


Sharing Knowledge: the ZAGA Podcast


ZAGA Council, guiding experts in zygomatic implants

With a respected accumulated experience over the years, the council guides all experts in zygomatic implants. Consequently, they are involved in peer-reviewed publications and scientific talks. On top of that, they are the philosophical leaders to progress in zygomatic implantology and, overall, towards the most advanced and personalized patient treatment plan.


Seasoned Professionals

Above all, the clinicians involved in the ZAGA Centers internationally are renowned experts in zygomatic implants. They are continuous learners and discuss treatment plans altogether. Also, they share both their accomplishments and concerns before moving forward with any surgical procedure. Finally, they deeply understand each patient’s needs to tailor the treatment plan to their needs and objectives.

  • Dr Adi Lorean
    Dr Adi Lorean is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as a zygomatic implant expert. He works at ZAGA Center Tel Aviv…
  • Dr Amit Mistry
    Dr Amit Mistry is an accomplished dental surgeon and a zygomatic implant expert. In particular, he works at Ascent Dental Care, a certified ZAGA Center in the UK…
  • Dr André Sakima Serrano
    Dr André Sakima Serrano is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, the first ZAGA Center in São Paulo…
  • Dr Andrew Dawood
    Dr Andrew Dawood is a specialist in periodontics, prosthodontics. Moreover, he is a dental implant surgeon and an expert in zygomatic implants.
  • Dr Antoine Chehade
    Dr Antoine Chehade is not only a skilled zygomatic implant expert but also an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. In particular, he is the co-founder and…
  • Dr Antonio Olivo
    Dr Antonio Olivo graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Padua. In 1994 he specialized in Maxillo Facial Surgery at the University of Verona….
  • Dr Antonio Valentin Falca
    Dr Antonio Valentin Falca is the medical director at Targoviste Dental Center, the first ZAGA Center in Romania. In addition to being…
  • Dr Costa Nicolopoulos
    Markedly, Dr Costa Nicolopoulos is an accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a zygomatic implant expert. As a result, he has successfully treated over 22,000 patients…
  • Dr Daniel Kraus
    Above all, Dr Daniel Kraus is a zygomatic implant expert with over 20 years of experience and several thousand implants placed. Additionally, he is the owner….
  • Dr Eduardo Crooke
    Dr Eduardo Crooke is an expert in implantology and oral surgery. Significantly, he is the Medical Director at Crooke and Laguna Clinic Group…
  • Dr Jan Peter Ilg
    Dr Jan Peter Ilg is a zygomatic implant expert and one of the leading surgeons at CA.SA Odontologia. Specifically, the clinic is the first certified ZAGA…
  • Dr Jay Neugarten
    Dr Jay Neugartein is a surgeon at The New York Center for Orthognathic and Maxillofacial Surgery, which is one of the first certified ZAGA Center…
  • Dr João Carlos Ramos
    Professor Dr Joao Carlos Ramos is the leading dentist at the Instituto Português de Medicina Dentária, the exclusive ZAGA Center in the district of Aveiro, Portugal…
  • Dr Johann Styger
    In June 1987, Dr Johann Styger graduated from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Afterward, he got a degree in Implantology at the University of Lille…
  • Dr Julio Alvarez Amézaga
    Dr Julio Alvarez Amézaga is a zygomatic implant expert and the leading surgeon at ZAGA Center Bilbao, Clinica IMQ Virgen Blanca. Most notably, Dr Alvarez Amézaga…
  • Dr Leonard F. Anglis
    Dr. Leonard F. Anglis coordinates the treatment of severe maxillary atrophy with zygomatic implants following the ZAGA philosophy in Dr. Leonard F. Anglis…
  • Dr Lesley David
    Dr Lesley David is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and also a renowned zygomatic implant expert. Specifically, she is the leading oral and….
  • Dr Leslie Sultan
    Dr. Leslie Sultan graduated in the top 5 percent of his class at the University of Maryland Dental School, and completed an internship at Jackson Memorial…
  • Dr Ludovic Denglos
    Dr Ludovic Denglos got a degree in periodontology in 1997. Afterward, he graduated in Dental Surgery in 1988 from the University of Lille…
  • Dr Madalina Simon
    Since 1995, Dr Madalina Simon has been working professionally in the field of periodontology, zygomatic implants, and aesthetic-reconstructive dentistry. In particular, Dr Simon received intensive…
  • Dr Manuel Martín Luque
    With a trained team, Dr. Manuel Martín Luque is the surgeon and coordinator of zygomatic implant treatments in IOC Clínica. The patient’s well-being from…
  • Dr Marc Shenouda
    Dr. Marc Shenouda is one of the well-known specialists in the zygomatic implants field in Montreal. Firstly, he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Université de Montréal in 2004.
  • Dr Masami Ando, zygomatic implant expert in Tokyo
    Dr Masami Ando is one of the key opinion leaders in implantology. Also, he is one of the most recognized zygomatic implants experts globally.
  • Dr Michael A Pikos
    Dr Michael A Pikos is a zygomatic implant expert and the founder of Coastal Jaw Surgery, the first ZAGA Center in Tampa Bay. Moreover, dr Michael…
  • Dr Miguel Moura Goncalves
    Professor Dr Miguel Moura Gonçalves is not only a professional dentist and orthodontist: he is also a zygomatic implant expert. In particular, he is the medical director…
  • Dr Nicolae Jercan
    Dr Nicolae Jercan’s main activity branches are oral implantology and zygomatic implants. First, he graduated from Carol Davila Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest…
  • Dr Pedro Guitián
    Pedro Guitián is a Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Dentist and University Specialist in Oral Surgery at the University of Santiago de Compostela…
  • Dr Petros Yuvanglu
    Dr Petros Yuvanglu is a zygomatic implant expert and, additionally, one of the leading surgeons working at SameDay Dental Implants, the first ZAGA Center…
  • Dr Reed Gibbins
    Dr Reed Gibbins is a skilled specialist and a zygomatic implant expert. In specific, he graduated from Trinity Valley Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center in 2013…
  • Dr Richard Brookshaw
    Dr Richard Brookshaw is a renowned dentist and zygomatic implant expert. In particular, he is the head of zygomatic implants at the ZAGA Centers in Cambridge…
  • Dr Richard Peter Simon
    Dr Peter Simon is the founder of the dental practice Dres. Simon in Stuttgart, one of the first ZAGA Centers in Germany. The ZAGA Center Stuttgart is…
  • Dr Roberto López Píriz
    Dr. López Píriz is specialized in zygomatic implants, oral surgery and aesthetic medicine. He combines his position as Medical Director of the Institute of…
  • Dr Rubén Davó
    Dr Rubén Davó is undoubtedly one of the most renowned zygomatic implant experts in Spain. In particular, he is an international reference specialist in complex oral implantology…
  • Dr Samintharaj Kumar
    Dr Samintharaj Kumar is a zygomatic implant expert and the founder of Nuffield Dental, the first ZAGA Center in Singapore…
  • Dr Sergio Duarte
    Under the supervision of Dr. Sergio Duarte, patients suffering from severe maxillary atrophy can receive safe treatment with zygomatic implants following…
  • Dr Thomas Draper
    Dr. Tom Draper’s successful career in oral surgery influenced him to co-found ARCHPOINT. After earning his dental degree in 2003 from Temple University…
  • Dr Vìctor de Paz Hermoso
    Dr Vìctor de Paz Hermoso is among the most qualified zygomatic implant experts in Madrid and Spain. In particular, he is the leading zygomatic implant…
  • Dr Wieslaw Frankowski
    Dr Wieslaw Frankowski is the founder of Frankowski Dental the first ZAGA Center in Gdańsk. In particular, Dr Frankowski is a specialist in prosthetic dentistry and …
  • Dr. Alberto Fernández
    Dr Alberto Fernández is a zygomatic implant expert and the leading surgeon, and coordinator of the treatments at Clínica Fernández, one of…
  • Dr. Arturo Bilbao Alonso
    Dr. Arturo Bilbao Alonso coordinates the treatment of severe maxillary atrophy with zygomatic implants following the ZAGA philosophy in AB Maxillofacial…
  • Dr. Carlos Aparicio
    Dr. Aparicio is an expert in the complex technique of zygomatic implants, which consists of oral rehabilitation in the face of dental loss by means of…
  • Dr. Hooman Zarrinkelk
    Dr Hooman Zarrinkelk is a zygomatic implant expert who earned his undergraduate degree and dental degree from Loma Linda University…
  • Dr. José Ferreira
    Under the supervision of Dr. José Ferreira, patients suffering from severe maxillary atrophy can receive safe treatment with zygomatic implants following…
  • Dr. Mikhael Toder
    Dr Mikhael Toder was trained in new methods of implantology and advanced technologies of tooth microsurgery with recognized specialists of international…
  • Guy McLellan
    Dr Guy McLellan is one of our high zygomatic implants experts in Cardiff. More than that he embraced the ZAGA philosophy for the treatment of patients with maxillary atrophy.
  • Prof Cemal Ucer
    Dr. Cemal Ucer graduated from Manchester Dental School in 1982. After postgraduate training as an oral surgeon, he established a private hospital referral…
  • Prof Chantal Malevez
    Prof Chantal Malevez is a specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery and an Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Medicine (ULB). Currently, Prof Chantal Malevez is…
  • Prof Dr Johnson Raja James
    Prof Dr Johnson Raja James is undoubtedly one of the best zygomatic implant experts in India. First of all, Dr James has a post-graduate degree…
  • Prof Miguel Peñarrocha
    Prof Miguel Peñarrocha is an oral surgeon and zygomatic implant expert. To begin with, he graduated in Medicine and Surgery…
  • Prof. Dr. James Chow
    Prof Dr James Chow belongs to the first group of locally trained specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) in Hong Kong.
  • Prof. Tomas Albrektsson
    Prof. Tomas Albrektsson started working with osseointegrated implants together with professor PI Brånemark in 1967. He has since published numerous papers…