Ivan Galić graduated in dental medicine at the University of Zagreb in 2001. He defended his master's thesis on dental materials, while his doctoral thesis was on forensic dentistry and age estimation in 2011. He completed his clinical specialization in oral surgery in 2007. He is the author and co-author of many works on dental and skeletal age, oral surgery and dental education with international collaboration. He was elected assistant professor of oral surgery at the University of Split in 2013 and associate professor in 2021.