Professor Ilknur Tanboga was born in EskiÅehir/Turkey in 1950. She received phD from Hacettepe University, Dentistry Faculty, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Tanboga became a Professor of Paediatric Dentistry at Marmara University in 1994. She served as the Dean of The Marmara University, Faculty of Dentistry between 2007-2010. She is the Chair of the Association of Turkish Pediatric Dentistry. Since 1988, has been the Head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in Marmara University. She is dedicated to postgraduate education to qualified dentists on a wide range of subjects. She has numerous articles published in the area of special needs children and many topics. Prof Tanboga has been active in national and international Associations in Special Care in Dentistry and has made an enormous contribution to the process of having Special Care recognised as a specialty in Turkey.
Laser and Ozone therapy in pediatric dentistry, temporomandibular disorders in children, child abuse and neglect, genetic researches in dental caries, medically- physically-intellectually compromised children.