Born in 1979 in Ordu, Dr. Zeynep Başak Şaşmaz completed her secondary and high school education at Ordu Anadolu Lisesi. She started the Faculty of Dentistry of Hacettepe University in 1998 and graduated in 2003. After working at a private medical institution for 2 years, she started her residency training in the Department Pedodontics of Faculty of Dentistry of Ankara University in 2005.

He is currently working at Perla Oral and Dental Polyclinic. She accomplished her residency training with high success in 2010 with her doctoral thesis on “Comparative evaluation of one nano ionomer and compomer under in vivo and in vitro conditions” Afterwards; she worked as a lecturer at Ankara University for 1 year, she moved to Antalya and started to worked at Perla Private Polyclinic of Oral and Dental Health Being a member of Turkish Pedodontics Association, Zeynep Başak Şaşmaz has a number of articles published in various international and national magazines. Besides; she has given verbal and poster presentations in various international and national congresses.