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Dr. Joan Pi Urgell
Barcelona, Spain
Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

* M.D. in Medicine and Surgery, University of Barcelona, 1977. * Title of 'Médico Estomatólogo' (D.D.S.), University of Barcelona, 1979. * Postgraduate special Training at the University of Southern California (U.S.C.), LA, 1981. * Certificate in Osseointegration. Surgical Training. University of Lundt, Sweden, 1985. * Training in Osseointegration at the University of California (U.C.L.A.), LA, 1985. * Master in Oral Surgery and Implantology. University of Barcelona. * Director of Bränemark Osseointegration Center, Barcelona. * Lecture on Osseointegration Curses across Europe (Brussels, Geneve, Italy, Greece, Spain), South America (Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Mexico, Chile) and E.E.U.U. (LA, San Francisco, San Diego).

Books coautor: * El manual de la Odontología. Ed Masson. * Decisión Making in Periodontology.The Bränemark Novum Protocol for Same-Day Teeth. A Global Perspective. Quintessence. * Implantología Oral. Editorial Ars Médica. Barcelona 2001. * Colaboration in Investigation Protocols: * Ceraone Ceramic abutement, 1990.Zygomatic fixture, 1997. * Immediate loading with Novum Protocol, 1998.

Published articles: * Oral Rehabilitation with Implants in Child with Hipohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia. Med. Oral. October 2000. * Influence of Bed Preparation on the Incorporation of Autogenous Bone graft. A Study in Dogs. J.O.M.I. August 2000. * Etude de suivi a 10 ans per reconstructions chirurgicales par greffes osseuses et implants titane. Realites Cliniques. Vol 13, 2002. * A prospective multicenter Study on Inmediate Rehabilitation of Edentulous Cower Jaw According to the Bränemark Novum Protocol. Clin. Implant. Dent. Relat. Res. 2003. * A 5 year multicenter study on implant supported single crown restoration. J.O.M.I. April 1998. * Implantes en region pterigomaxilar. Estudio retrospectivo de 10 años. R.C.O.E. Vol 3. 1998 * Reconstrucción quirúrgica del maxilar superior atrófico mediante injerto e implantes de titanio puro. Resultados de 4 años de experiencia. Arch Odontoestomatología. 1995.

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