Per-Ingvar Brånemark

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Per-Ingvar Brånemark
Branemark headshot2.jpg
Born(1929-05-03)May 3, 1929
DiedDecember 20, 2014(2014-12-20) (aged 85)
Alma materLund University
AwardsEuropean Inventor Award 2011
Scientific career
FieldsOrthopedic surgery
InstitutionsGothenburg University

Per-Ingvar Brånemark (May 3, 1929 – December 20, 2014) was a Swedish orthopedic surgeon and research professor. He was called the "father of modern dental implantology".[1] The Brånemark Osseointegration Center (BOC), named after its founder, was founded in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden.[2]

Brånemark died at the age of 85 in Gothenburg.[3]

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  1. "Implant information page". Archived from the original on 2008-10-31. Retrieved 2014-12-31.
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  3. Love, Frederic (2014-12-21). "The man who made people smile". Nobel Biocare. Archived from the original on 2014-12-25. Retrieved 22 December 2014.

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