Dr. Gökmen Kurt is a Professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Bezmialem Foundation University, İstanbul. He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Dentistry in 1998 and received his PhD from Ankara University. He is a member of Turkish Orthodontic Society and European Orthodontic Society. He has more than 50 international and national publications, and he is one of the co-authors of the international book" Current Therapy in Orthodontics". He was awarded for his national and international studies, including “Beni Solow Award” for the best article published at European Journal of Orthodontics in 2017. His academic interests include orthognathic surgery, use of distraction osteogenesis in craniofacial area, tooth movement and stem cells.