Deutsche gesellschaft für implantologie (DGI) Program

Real international implant program

The only german implant program in Egypt covered only by international instructors; the program is entirely done by the DGI professors from 6 universities in germany .
In collaboration with Ain Shams university; participants of the DGI program are automatically qualified to Ain shams university clinical implantology masters program.


Theoretical part

The 8 months program includes 8 modules covering the following:

  • Introduction to implant dentistry
  • Diagnostic work-up and treatment planning
  • Single tooth implants
  • Prosthetics
  • Augmentation part I
  • Soft tissue management
  • Follow-up and complications
  • Augmentation part II

All lectures and workshops are covered by German professors from the DGI, each module is 2 days.

Clinical Work

Applicants are allowed minimum 5 implantology cases of different requirements included in the fees, the cases include bone augmentation, ridge splitting or sinus lifting cases. Applicants can work on up to 20 cases with additional fees under supervision for their own experience.



Module 1: Introduction to implant dentistry

  •  Anatomy of the jaws – implications for implant placement
  •  Conditions required for implant placement
  •  Basics and developments in implant dentistry
  •  Specific history-taking in implant patients / patient information Principles of treatment planning: transferring radiological findings to real-life anatomy using templates
  •  Number of implants required Mechanical and biological aspects Implant design
  •  Implant systems: characteristic features, strengths and weaknesses
  •  Live surgery
  •  Hands-on training on animal jaws
  •  Equipment and hygiene in dental implant practices
  • Documentation and recall
  • Implants in the practice setting: opportunities, risks, problems, cooperation
  • Review of real-life cases submitted by participants (X-rays, casts) Check your progress

Module 2: Diagnostic work-up and treatment planning

  • Study casts
  • Diagnostic set-up and wax-up Radiological techniques Planning and transfer templates CT-based simulation
  • Hard tissue, soft tissue and cast analysis
  • Implant-related and prosthodontic aspects to be considered for planning treatment
  • Planning surgery as a function of the residual bone volume Selecting the appropriate biomaterials in
  • Keeping with the clinical conditions
  • Local measures for patients with limited bone volume

Module 3: Single-tooth implants / How to integrate implant dentistry into your practice

  •  Implant sites
  •  Timing of implant placement: immediate versus delayed
  •  Incisions for single-tooth implants, Augmentations for single-tooth implants
  •  Bone splitting, bone spreading, bone condensation
  •  Uncovery of single-tooth implants Aesthetics of single-tooth implants Live surgery
  •  Hands-on training on animal jaws
  •  Temporary crowns on single-tooth implants Permanent crowns on single-tooth implants Aesthetic
  • challenges
  •  Forensic aspects
  •  Team management
  •  Integration of implant dentistry into the practice setting
  •  Patient counseling and motivation

Module 4: Implants and prosthodontic management

  •  Basic prosthodontics Taking impressions Fabricating casts
  •  Bite registration
  •  Attachments: telescopic crowns, conus crowns, bars, latches
  •  Screws
  •  Implant-retained dentures
  •  Implant-supported dentures
  •  Concepts for complex prosthodontic rehabilitations How many implants are needed for which
  • denture? Low-cost mini-rehabilitations
  •  Presentation of patients Live treatment of patients Results of scientific studies
  •  Check your progress

Module 5: Augmentation Part I

  •  Augmentation techniques – basics
  •  Membranes Bone substitutes Bone autografts
  •  Bone-promoting proteins Indications/patient selection Contra-indications
  •  Bone harvesting and processing
  •  Donor sites
  •  Fixation of grafts and membranes
  •  Hands-on training on phantoms and animal jaws
  •  Implants in extremely deficient cases
  •  Implant-supported prosthodontics
  •  Recall

Module 6: Soft tissue management and suprastructures – the aesthetic challenge

  •  Implant planning and aesthetic outcome Implant diameter – an aesthetic appraisal Implant position effects on soft tissues Biological width
  •  When can soft tissue grafting be done?
  •  Healing caps and abutment connection Techniques for implant uncovery
  •  Preventive measures for hard tissue preservation
  •  Surgical techniques Mucoperiosteal flaps Covering recessions Connective tissue transplants
  •  Roll (inverted pouch) technique Papilla regeneration Microsurgery
  •  Hands-on training on animal jaws
  •  Prosthodontic management
  •  Soft tissue preservation and management by appropriate temporization
  •  Choice of abutment

Module 7: Augmentation Part II

  •  Theoretical basis
  •  Planning surgery as a function of the residual bone volume
  •  Pre-grafting clinical analysis and imaging
  •  Clinical and imaging diagnostics for augmentation
  •  Principles of bone autografting Techniques for harvesting autografts Bone allografts
  •  Lateral and endoscope-guided crestal sinus lift
  •  Partial and total onlay and inlay grafts for maxillary and mandibular bone loss
  •  Survival of oral implants in grafted bone
  •  Live surgery
  •  Lateral sinus lift with anterior iliac crest graft
  •  Endoscope-guided crestal sinus lift
  •  Partial onlay and inlay grafting with mandibular bone
  •  Total onlay and inlay grafting with posterior iliac crest bone
  •  Hands-on training on pig jaws Lateral nerve transfer Harvesting chin bone grafts Sinus lifting

Module 8: Implant follow-up and management of complications

  •  Follow-up
  •  Implant hygiene (prophylaxis) Recall
  •  Trouble shooting: identifying underlying causes
  •  Trouble management: implant fracture, implant loosening, denture breakage, etc.
  •  Failures
  •  Peri-implantitis
  •  Implant loss
  •  Implant retrieval
  •  Pharmacological aspects
  •  Re-implantation
  •  Hands-on training on animal bone

How to apply?

Required Documents

  • Passport scan
  • 2 personal photos
  • Graduation certificate (copy)

Please send the required documents scans to or call +20 01141403351 OR +20 01141403353


Early Registration

Installment To Date
1000 € or equivalent in EGP the DGI On registration
2300 € or equivalent in EGP the DGI On beginning of program
52000 EGP Ain shams university and EBBO 3 installments throughout the program


Late Registration

Installment To Date
1000 € or equivalent in EGP the DGI On registration
3000 € or equivalent in EGP the DGI On beginning of program
52000 EGP Ain shams university and EBBO 3 installments throughout the program

Inclusive of 5 implant cases and their required material, fees apply for both egyptians and non-egyptians.


Arranged alphabetically

Axel Zöllner

Head of the University Policlinic of the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Witten / Herdecke  .


Chair for dentistry at the University of Witten / Herdecke Lehrauftrag Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA, specialist of the German Society of Prosthodontics and Material Science (DGZPW)

Frank Schwarz

 Professor in Oral Medicine and Peri-implant Infections in theDepartment of Oral Surgery at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

From 1999 until 2002, Frank Schwarz has worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology at the University Homburg as well as in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilians University, München.
In 2002 he moved to the Department of Oral Surgery at the Heinrich Heine University, where he became Associate Professor in 2006 and extraordinary Professor in 2010.

Frank Schwarz has a special degree in Oral Surgery and Oral Implantology.

Gerhard Michael Iglhaut

President of German Society of Oral Implantology (DGI)

Dr. Iglhaut completed his degree in dentistry in 1982 at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany. He worked as a scientific assistant in the department of Oral Surgery for three years, and earned a specialist certificate in Oral Surgery at the same university, later a specialist certificate in Oral Implantology (DGI) and Periodontology (EDA)

Günter Dhom

DGI Past President

Since 2006 professor at the Steinbeis-Hochschule Berlin
2002-2005 Lecturer at Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences
1997 – 2004 Founder and Director of the Curriculum of Implantology of the DGI

Karl Ludwig Ackermann

Associate Professor at the Steinbeis University, Berlin

Dr. Karl Ludwig Ackermann is a specialist in oral surgery. He currently operates a joint private practice in Filderstadt with Dr. Axel Kirsch. Since 1980 his clinical and research work has focused on implantology, with specialization in oral rehabilitation, periodontology, implant prosthetics and preprosthetic surgery.
He is a member of the executive board of the DGI and a specialist in periodontics of the European Dental Association (EDA).

Stefan Schultze-Mosgau

Director of the polyclinic of oral, maxillofacial and plastic surgery, Jena University Hospital

Director of the polyclinic of oral, maxillofacial and plastic surgery, Jena University Hospital

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