Born in the central Anatolian city Eskisehir, Serhat Köken graduated from Marmara School of Dentistry (Istanbul) in 1998. Since 2001, he has practiced general dentistry at his private clinic in Istanbul. Over the years, Dr. Köken has focused on direct composite resin applications and dental photography and presented at national and international meetings on both the technical and artistic aspects of anterior direct resin restorations. Dr. Köken has also presented numerous hands-on courses nationally and internationally on composite resin artistry dental photography. Serhat Köken is a co-founder of the Instant Composite and Turquoise Study Clubs and is a board member of the Turkish Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EDAD). He is married with two children.