Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Emin Kaval graduated from Ege University School of Dentistry in 2004 and began his doctorate education in the Endodontics Department of the same faculty. He completed his PhD degree in Health Science Institution of Ege University with a doctorate thesis of “The Effect of Various Preparation and Obturation Techniques on Microleakage During Endodontic Retreatment”. He received the title of Assistant Professor in 2015, and is currently continuing his clinical and academic career in the Department of Endodontics at Ege University, School of Dentistry. His research interests are endodontic surgery, root canal preparation using Ni-Ti instruments, endodontic retreatment, and electronic apex locators.