Prof. Dr. Sema Becerik graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Dentistry in 2000. She started PhD in Ege University Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology in 2000 and completed PhD in 2004. She received the titles of Associate Professor in 2012 and Professor in 2019. She is still working at Ege University Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology. She has publications on the etiology of periodontal diseases, the effect of hormonal changes on the periodontium and drug-induced gingival enlargement. She is a member of Turkish Society of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology.