Rifat Ozok obtained his dental degree in 1988 at the University of Ankara and his PhD degree in 2004 at the University of Amsterdam. Since 2007 he also holds the title of Endodontist.
He has been actively involved in dental education and research for nearly three decades. Currently, besides being mainly responsible for the coordination of undergraduate Endodontology curriculum at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), he is also the chairman of the Assessment committee, a member of the Board of Examiners and a member of Ethical Committee. He is committed to developing and implementing innovative teaching methods in the undergraduate and postgraduate dental education.