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Strength of mind and character

by: Richard Laube

We have come a long way since the 1950s, when a young researcher in Sweden observed that the human body would not only tolerate titanium, but also integrate it into living tissue. Nevertheless, without that young man’s curious mind — and admirable tenacity — we’d be nowhere.

Strength of Mind and Character

The titanium implants used routinely today only exist because of the pioneering work of Professor PerIngvar Brånemark. We now have these remarkable objects at our disposal because he was prepared to challenge the conventional wisdom of the times, and demonstrated the determination to systematically document the evidence he needed in order to prevail over well-established opposition.

Since those early days, osseointegrated titanium implants have revolutionized the fields of dental, maxillofacial and orthopedic rehabilitation.

Based on his original findings, innovative bone-anchored restorative solutions have improved the quality of life for millions of people around the world. At Nobel Biocare, we’re proud to follow in his footsteps, providing you and your colleagues with evidence-based products that are validated by scientific and clinical research. I trust you’ll enjoy the interview with Professor Brånemark.