Dr. Lawrence Zager

Dr. Lawrence Zager


Dr. Lawrence Zager is a Board Certified Oral Surgeon, practicing in Chicago Illinois. The scope of his practice includes an array of oral surgery procedures, including advanced CBCT imaging to restore implants, sinus augmentations, bone grafting with soft tissue grafting of the upper and lower jaws, removal of impacted teeth, removal of tumors or cysts, treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ/TMD), corrective jaw surgery and treatment for the dental phobic, mentally compromised, elderly or physically handicapped patients.

Dr. Zager was born in Chicago and received his dental degree at Loyola University Dental School (1978) and his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Cook County Hospital, Chicago (1981). He became Board Certified in 1985.

He has taught at the following institutions:

  • - Northwestern University Dental School, 1981-1989
  • - Ravenswood Hospital, 1981-2001
  • - Michael Reese Hospital, 1995-2000
  • - University of Illinois Dental School, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2001-2007

Dr. Zager is an active member of the community and heavily involved in social action programs that serve the city. During his off time, Dr. Zager likes to ski, bike and ballroom dance. He is a photography hobbyist and he has been a long time supporter of the Chicago Bears.