Born in the central Anatolian city Eskisehir, Serhat Köken graduated from Marmara School of Dentistry ( Istanbul ) in 1998. Since 2001, he has been practicing general dentistry at his private clinic in Istanbul. Over the years, Dr. Köken focused on direct composite resin applications and dental photography; and presented at national meetings on both the technical and artistic aspects of anterior direct resin restorations. He has also given several local hands-on courses on composite resin artistry. Serhat Köken is a co-founder of Instant Composite and Trquoise Study Club, and is an active member of the Turkish Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and Kalkedon Advanced Dental Study Group. He enjoys a family life with two children.