She completed the Faculty of Dentistry at Istanbul University in 1989. She continued her orthodontics education, which she started at Marmara University Faculty of Dentistry, at Harvard University. She completed her orthodontics specialty education and doctorate at Harvard University in 2002. She worked as a faculty member at Columbia University between 2003-2011. She still continues her clinical and scientific studies in Lincoln Medical Center-Oral Surgery Department in New York.