Prof. Türkün was graduated from Ege University School of Dentistry in 1991. In 1998 she obtained her PhD degree in Restorative Dentistry, became an Associate Professor in 2004 and a Professor in 2009. She is currently working in Ege University School of Dentistry in the Department of Restorative Dentistry as a full time Professor and head of the Restorative Dentistry Department. Her principal areas of interest are adhesive dentistry, esthetic restorative materials and their clinical performance, antibacterial restorative materials, glass ionomer restoratives and minimal invasive dentistry. She published many international and national papers on her field of interest, participates as keynote speaker in many international and national congress and performed many workshops and hands-on courses. In 2016, she wrote the Chapter 6 entitled ‘Anterior Esthetic Rehabilitations With Resin Composites‘ of the book ‘Esthetics’ published by Quintessence Publishing. She is a member of the IADR, EDAD, Turkish Restorative Dentistry Association, MI European board and European Federation of Conservative Dentistry (EFCD) executive committee. Since 2007, she is the translating editor of the journal Quintessence Turkey and the board member of many international and national periodically published dental journals.