ZAGA Zygomatic Implant Courses

Created by Dr Carlos Aparicio and organized by ZAGA Centers, the ZAGA courses draw on more than twenty-five years of experience with zygomatic implants in the rehabilitation of the extremely resorbed maxilla according to the Zygoma Anatomy Guided Approach (ZAGA).
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Zygomatic and Pterygoid Technique

September 3rd– 6th, 2024

Dr Carlos Aparicio, Dr Adi Lorean, Dr Samintharaj Kumar

A four-day course that includes a surgical hands-on exercise on cryopreserved donor heads.
October 7th– 11th, 2024
Dr Andre Sakima & Dr. Jan Peter Ilg
A five-day training that includes real patient live surgery. Only 6 participants per edition.


October 16th– 18th, 2024
Dr Carlos Aparicio & Dr. Jay Neugarten
This course includes a surgical hands-on exercise on cryopreserved donor heads.
January 22nd– 24th, 2025
Dr Carlos Aparicio
This course includes a surgical hands-on exercise on cryopreserved donor heads.
15 hours of content
Dr Carlos Aparicio
Get instant access to the complete zygomatic implant course and everything you need to know about the ZAGA Concept!

90-minutes course

Dr Carlos Aparicio

An introductory course on zygomatic implant rehabilitation, based on the ZAGA Concept, created and led by Dr. Carlos Aparicio.

ZAGA Zygomatic Implant Courses

As a dental professional, you’re always looking for ways to enhance your skills and offer your patients the most advanced treatment options. Zygomatic implants have become increasingly popular in the field of implantology as a reliable solution for patients with severe bone loss in the maxilla.

At ZAGA Centers, we understand the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental implant technology, which is why we offer a comprehensive Zygomatic Implant Course. Our program is designed to provide you with a complete understanding of zygomatic implants, including their design, placement techniques, and management of potential complications.

Our experienced instructors, including Dr. Carlos Aparicio will guide you through the course, providing you with the necessary knowledge and hands-on training to confidently perform zygomatic implant procedures. Our supportive and engaging learning environment will help you develop the necessary skills to offer your patients the best possible care.

Join us for our Zygomatic Implant Course and take the next step in your career. Register now and discover the benefits of learning from the leading experts in the field of zygomatic implants.


  • Acquire evidence-based knowledge on the use of advanced Zygomatic Implant treatment in different anatomical situations (ZAGA 0-4).
  • Develop a working knowledge of different surgical techniques, their benefits and their limitations, including intra and extra-sinus approaches.
  • Gain an evidence-based understanding of the ZAGA technique and the ORIS Success code for achieving predictable and successful outcomes
  • Participate in interactive Zygomatic Implant treatment planning discussions with the Faculty.
  • Develop hands-on experience in placement and restoration of the new Straumann-ZAGA Round and Straumann-ZAGA Flat Zygomatic Implants developed by Dr Carlos Aparicio.
  • Learn about related prosthetic rehabilitation and immediate loading of zygomatic implants.
  • Practice placing the new ZAGA-Straumann zygomatic implants on 3D models of real patients.
  • View and discuss the surgeries performed on the patients from 3D models previously received.
  • Learn how to manage and prevent Zygomatic Implant complication.
Zaga Course Zygomatic Implants

"Our interest is focused on the student being able to understand not only the HOW but especially the WHY of each performance."


At the end of the course, the alumni will receive the Official ZAGA Course Certificate. This certificate will allow doctors fulfilling the first requirement to become a member of the ZAGA Centers Network.

Hear from our participants

"This is the absolute future of complex reconstruction, and Dr. Aparicio is clearly the foremost expert in this approach. Bravo!"
"Best zygomatic course! The organization with real DICOM files and the incredible theoretical part of Dr. Aparicio. Congrats!"
"One of the most structured and well-delivered courses I’ve seen. Carlos Aparicio is an outstanding surgeon and an amazing educator."
"An excellent course, great evidence-based structure. Hands-on using planning, models, and cadavers was fantastic. The best zygomatic course I have done."
Dr. Aparicio is a perfect teacher and has an outstanding personality. ​
"Intense, comprehensive and a must for any surgeon interested in providing this treatment."​
"Excellent experience. I highly recommend this zygomatic implant course.​"
Excellent Course! Great clinical information, many pearls :)
"I felt that the combination of philosophy with the surgical technique was most satisfying. Not just how but carefully why."
"Fantastic course and organization. Little to be improved. Best course I've been to. Congratulations to you all.​"
Dr Miguel Nunes
Dr. Miguel Nunes
"The philosophy behind the course which makes the patient the main focus is really great and makes you want to adopt it."
Dr. Mostafa Taha, Cairo
Dr. Moustafa Taha
"Superb – thorough assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning for zygoma cases plus how to perform surgery in a logical step by step way."
"I was really pleased with the course and would like to congratulate Dr. Carlos Aparicio and the team for the professionalism in conducting the course."
"Absolutely incredible. I had so many questions about zygomatic implants before the course and they were ALL answered. I plan on repeating it."
"An amazing zygomatic implant course. Dr Aparicio is on a mission to spread the best zygoma implant technique and to improve it as best as is possible. Thank you!"
Excellent course. Theory and hands-on were outstanding. Dr. Aparicio is a very good teacher. I will definitely recommend this course to my associates and to the residents of my OMFS program. Thanks!
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