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Per-Ingvar Brånemark
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Born (1929-05-03)May 3, 1929
Died December 20, 2014(2014-12-20) (aged 85)
Nationality Swedish
Alma mater Lund University
Awards European Inventor Award 2011
Scientific career
Fields Orthopedic surgery
Institutions Gothenburg 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". The Brånemark Osseointegration Center (BOC), named after its founder, was founded in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Brånemark died at the age of 85 in Gothenburg.

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