Associate Professor Luiz H. Gonzaga, DDS, MS
Center for Implant Dentistry
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Florida College of Dentistry, is a highly accomplished dental professional with a wealth of experience in implant dentistry. He graduated from the Catholic University of Brasilia College of Dentistry in 2004 and pursued specialized training in Implant/Periodontics at IPESP Brasilia, where he graduated in 2009. Dr. Gonzaga's commitment to excellence was recognized when he was awarded the prestigious ITI scholarship in 2009, which allowed him to complete an Implant fellowship. In 2011, he was accepted into a residency program at the University of Florida, where he earned his Master's degree in Prosthodontics in 2014. Currently, Dr. Gonzaga serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida Center for Implant Dentistry. His expertise in implant dentistry has made him a sought-after speaker, and he is an ITI speaker and Fellow of the International Team for Implantology. He is also a member of esteemed organizations like the American College of Prosthodontics and the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Gonzaga's contributions to the field extend beyond his clinical work. He currently holds the position of Leadership development committee member of ITI Global and is the Past President of the Florida Prosthodontic Association. He has presented lectures nationally and internationally, sharing his knowledge and expertise in implant dentistry. Additionally, he has published research in peer-reviewed journals and collaborates with esteemed institutions such as the University of Michigan, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Sao Paulo. Doctor Gonzaga is a reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Prosthodontics, JPD, IJOMI, and IJPRD. Despite his many professional responsibilities, Dr. Gonzaga remains dedicated to his patients.