Dr. Galip Gürel graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in 1981. He continued his education in the University of Kentucky, Department of Prosthodontics. He received MSc degree in Yeditepe University (Istanbul).
Dr. Gürel is both the founder and honorary president of the EDAD (Turkish Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Association).
He is honorary diplomat of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD) member of American Society for Dental Aesthetics (ASDA) as well as elected president of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for 2011-2012. He is also editor in chief of Turkey Quintessence Magazine and he is in the editorial team in the AACD, PPAD (Practical Procedure & Aesthetic Dentistry) and EJED. Dr. Gürel, who have given speech about dental aesthetic in many parts of the world, have been offering lectures at New York University and Yeditepe University in the graduate program. He is the author of the book named "Porcelain Laminate Veneers Science and Art" published by Quintessence and translated into 13 different languages.
He has been working as a specialist in aesthetic dentistry field in his private clinic is Istanbul since 1984.
Dr. Gürel also known as being sportsmen took over the captaincy of Turkish National Water Polo Team for 110 times. He has been the World Champion of Camel Trophy and the competitor of the Paris-Dakar Rally.