About US


Gangnam International Implant Academy (GIA) is a prestigious global institution that was founded in 2005 by Dr. Young Sam Kim in Seoul, South Korea. Our academy has garnered students from around the world, leading to the inception of GIA E&E in California, United States, in 2019. Our core mission is to offer top-quality continuing education courses focused on dental implants and related subjects.

Dr. Kim's journey commenced with the discovery of the ESSE (Easy, Simple, Safe, & Efficient) method, yielding remarkable outcomes and recognition. This discovery fueled his passion for sharing and educating dentists worldwide. Now an internationally renowned dentist and lecturer, Dr. Young Sam Kim specializes in implants and 3rd molar extractions. His dedication to helping others by sharing his expertise has led him to author several books, including the best-selling works "Extraction of Third Molars: Easy Simple Safe Efficient Minimally Invasive & Atraumatic" (2018) and "ESSE Mastering Dental Implants" (2021).

At GIA, Dr. Kim has trained distinguished dentists from across the globe, driven by an unwavering dedication to guide you toward unparalleled success in your professional journey. Seize the opportunity to learn from the finest and embark on an enriching path of skill and knowledge development with GIA.