Dr. Goran Urde – International President


Position: President of the International Section of BADI. Prosthodontist at the Copenhagen Implant Centre , Denmark.

Dr. Urde received his dental degree from Faculty of Odontology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden in 1979. He has held faculty appointments at the Karolinska Institute, the Brånemark Clinic at University of Gothenburg, Eastman Dental Hospital, London, and the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy´s & St. Thomas Hospitals, London. Dr. Urde has held a variety of positions with Nobel Biocare throughout US and Europe, to include System Specialist, Manager of Clinical & Scientific Support, Manager of Professional Support and Market Director. Dr. Urde has published and lectured extensively worldwide on dental implants and practice management and is currently on staff as a Prosthodontist at the Copenhagen Implant Centre, Denmark.

At present Dr Urde is responsible for the prosthetic lecturing at the one-year High Diploma in Implantology program at Nicolas & Asp college of postgraduate dentistry in Dubai, in collaboration with Gothenburg university, Sweden, and is accredited by UAE, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

International Board

Prof. Amr Zahran – Middle East

Position: President of the Middle East Section of BADI. BDS MDS PhD. Professor of Periodontology, Cairo University, Egypt. Professor Zahran has twenty two years experience in periodontology, as well as more than fourteen years experience in Dental Implantology. He teaches and hosts Dental Implantology courses in universities throughout Egypt and abroad (UK, Spain, Emirates, Syria). Prof. Zahran published 18 papers regarding the field of Dental Implantology and Periodontology in

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Dr. Saj Jivraj – USA

Position: President of the American Section of BADI. Clinical Professor at USC School of Dentistry , USA. Dr.Saj Jivraj complete his dental degree at the University of Manchester and his Advanced Prosthodontics training at the University of Southern California, where he was also former Chairman of the Section of Fixed Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. He has published numerous articles in aesthetic and implant dentistry in peer-reviewed journals and has

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Dr. John Avgeris – Greece

Position: President of the Greek Section of BADI Dr John Avgeris graduated from the Dental School of Athens, Greece in 2002. Since then he has been practicing restorative dentistry and implant surgery and has participated in numerous clinical courses and workshops in prosthodontics, periodontics and dental implantology. In 2008 received his master course certificate from UCLA university in Los Angeles, California, under the supervision of the well-known periodontist dr.

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Dr. Crawford Bain – Dubai

Dr Bain has over 27 years in Specialist Practice and over 20 years experience in all aspects of implant dentistry, having placed over 3500 implants and restored over 2500 implants using several implant systems. In 2006 Dr. Bain was the only British dentist to be invited to participate as an expert in both the Academy of Osseointegration Consensus Conference on the State of the Science of Implant Dentistry, in

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