Dr. Per-Ingvar Branemark, the father of modern dental implants died at the age of 85, on December 20, 2014.

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The Institute for Dental Implant Awareness, its Advisory Board and team, mourn the passing of Dr. P. I. Branemark, the Swedish orthopedic surgeon who discovered that bone fuses to titanium, creating a strong bond. This led to the development of modern, root-form dental implants, which are used throughout the world to replace missing teeth. In… Read more »