Esra Ergin was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1980. She graduated from the Hacettepe University School of Dentistry, in 2004 and immediately after, she started her PhD education at the Restorative Dentistry Department of Hacettepe University, School of Dentistry. She had been at Aachen Dental Laser Centre (AALZ), Aachen, Germay as a visiting research assistant and PhD student in 2007. She got her PhD degree in the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the Hacettepe School of Dentistry with the thesis entitled “Micro Tensile Bond Strength of an Etch&Rinse Adhesive to Enamel and Dentin after Er:YAG Laser Treatment with Different Pulse Durations” in 2009. She became Associated Professor at 2014. She continues her studies in Hacettepe University Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Hacettepe University Dental Laser Research and Application Centre as vice director. She is a member of International Association for Dental Research, the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) and the Turkish Association of Lasers in Dentistry.