General Information


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.


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.


She is a member of the IADR, EDAD, Turkish Association of Restorative Dentistry Association, MI European board, current president of the European Federation of Conservative Dentistry and  (EFCD) executive committee member of the CED/IADR. She is the vice-president of the Turkish Association of Restorative Dentistry.


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. She wrote a chapter in the book of ‘Esthetics in Dentistry’ published by Quintessence Publishing in 2016. The same year she also wrote a chapter in Turkish in the ‘Esthetic and restorative approaches in tooth wear’ book.


Prof. Dr. Sebnem Turkun is married and has a son. 

Institutional Information

Faculty of Dentistry
Division of Clinical Sciences
Department of Restorative Dentistry