He was born in Eskişehir in 1960.
He graduated from Eskişehir Maarif Koleji (secondary school) in 1975 and Kadıköy Anatolian High School in 1978.
1979-1984 Graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry with a master's degree. 1987-1996 He completed his doctorate and post-doctoral studies at Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, and worked on pedodontics and aesthetic dentistry.
He worked in the field of aesthetic dentistry since he was a university student and in post-doctoral studies. Since 1987, he has organized conferences, academic articles and hands-on courses on this subject.
In 1986-2020 he founded Dentan Ataköy and 1995-2000 he was the founding partner and board member of Istanbul Cerrahi Hospital, and established and managed the dental department. In 2000, he established and run Dentan Fulya clinics.
The methods he has focused on since 1987 are porcelain laminate veneers and composite veneers. It strengthened these works with lasers and cad - cam applications.
During his doctoral study at the university, he was involved in intensive and voluntary work on the treatment of children and individuals with spastic disabilities under general anesthesia, as well as working with aesthetics and new technologies. He gave speeches in congresses and articles published in many domestic and foreign journals on all these issues. He continues to teach at Yeditepe University in pre and post graduate programs. He continues his aesthetic and combined works in Dentan Fulya.
Tankut Gürsoy, who is preparing to hand over his dentistry profession, which he took over with his father's experience, to his elder son Tan Gürsoy, is interested in meditation, Tai Chi, enduro motorcycle tours, nature trips, reading and sports.