Dr. Tolga Akova graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara in 1995. He attended postgraduate educational prosthodontic program offered by the Institute of Health Sciences at Çukurova University and graduated with Ph.D. degree in prosthodontics. In 2002-2005 he worked as a clinical instructor. Then he worked as an assistant professor between 2005 and 2008. In 2008 he received his associate professorship. He worked in the Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry at Çukurova University in Adana, Turkey between 2008 and 2010. Dr. Akova left his full-time faculty work in February 2010. He maintains his full time clinical practice in his private clinic focused mainly on restorative and prosthetic dentistry, especially for advanced cases of dental implants and esthetics.