Nihat Akbulut was graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry, Turkey in 2004. After a while he worked in a private clinic as a dentist for 6 monhts. After that, he started to both residency and PhD education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Ankara University in 2005 and completed them in 2011. In between 2011 and 12 he worked as an OMFS Surgeon at Ministry of Health, Tepebaşı Oral and Dental Health Hospital, Ankara. After that, he led to establish of OMFS department at Faculty of Dentistry, Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University. In between November and December 2012 he worked at UCLH Head and Neck Cancer Department, London, UK as a visitor consultant. Dr. Akbulut had gained Associate Profesor degree after passing his sequential associate professorship procedures in 2015. Currently, he is continuing his career in Tokat Gazisomanpaşa University.

Dr. Akbulut has over 60 papers published in national and international journals and he also has various scientific and OMFS activity awards during his career. Dr. Akbulut is working about dentofacial deformities, temporomandibular joint surgery, maxillofacial trauma, cleft lip and palate, Oral cancers and dental implantology. He also interested in Forensic dentistry in recent years as well.