After becoming a Captain in the Royal Swedish Navy 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 world wide on dental implants and practice management. He is currently on staff as a Prosthodontist at the Copenhagen Implant Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark and at the same time Clinical Director for Ospol AB, Malmö, Sweden.
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.