About Dr. Garg
Dr. Arun K. Garg earned engineering and dental degrees from the University of Florida and then completed his residency training at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. For nearly twenty years, Arun served as a full-time Professor of Surgery in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and as Director of Residency Training at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He was frequently awarded faculty member of the year by his residents.
Dr. Garg is the founder of Implant Seminars, the nation’s largest provider of dental implant continuing education. He is considered the world’s preeminent authority on bone biology, bone harvesting and bone grafting for dental implant surgery. He has written and published 8 books which have been translated in multiple languages and distributed worldwide. Dr. Garg is the past president of the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists), and is the current president of the International Dental Implant Association, founded in 2008 with a membership of nearly 3,000 doctors and clinicians.n contribute to a longer life.
Dr. Garg also created a Live Patient Program which recruits doctors who have taken his lecture series to attend an advanced follow-up course in the Dominican Republic. The program features an intensive three-day workshop and hands-on clinic where doctors have the unique opportunity to perform dental surgery on dozens of patients, placing on average more than 20 implants, supplied by the IDIA.
Consistent with Dr. Garg’s passion for the Dominican Republic, most recently he has established the Dr. Garg Foundation, or Fundación Dr. Garg. The Dr. Garg Foundation is working to better educate Dominican Republic dentists while providing a range of dental care as part of a free clinic and a for-profit practice whose proceeds fund the subsidized care.
In addition to his charity work, Dr. Garg is also a highly respected clinician and educator. He has been a featured speaker at dozens of state, national and international dental association conventions and meetings including the American Academy of Periodontology, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the ICOI. Dr. Garg is the recipient of numerous awards including outstanding educator by the ICOI and an award for best article published by the Implant Dentistry Journal. His latest work can be found in the Journal of Dental Specialties, a recently launched Indian publication.
Dr. Garg has also developed and refined many surgical techniques and devices that simplify surgery while making it more predictable. His additional private practices are located in Miami Beach, Aventura and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.