Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dental School of Malmö, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, 1976.
Assistant professor University Göteborg, 1969-1979, associate professor, 1979-1986. Chairman The Brånemark Clinic, Göteborg, 1986-1988, professor, chairman, 1988-2000. Professor oral implant surgery University Göteborg, since 2001.
Associate professor Institute for Applied Biotechnology, Göteborg, 1978-1985. Visiting professor Northwestern University, Chicago, 1989-1990.
Member Swedish Dental Association, Swedish Association Oral Surgeons, Scandinavian Association Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Eva Elisabeth Holmdahl, July 5, 1969. Children: Anders Fredrik, Ulf Johan.