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Periodontist – Skokie, IL

Get to Know Rauf Yousuf, DMD, MS

Skokie periodontist Dr. Rauf Yousuf

Dr. Yousuf is our in-house periodontist, which means that he handles all matters that have to do with the patients’ soft gum tissue, including the presence of periodontal disease, grafting procedures, aesthetic recontouring, and more. To learn more about him, keep reading below:

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Yousuf completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1995 at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. After completing a one-year hospital fellowship in General Dentistry at Illinois Masonic Hospital, he completed his specialty training in Periodontics at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He currently holds a Master’s in Oral Biology from Indiana University as well.

What Kind of Advanced Training Do You Have?

Dr. Yousuf has completed extensive continuing education courses over the length of his career and specializes in all aspects of Periodontics, including soft tissue grafting, bone grafting, dental implants, crown lengthening, and reconstructive periodontal surgery. In the past, he has served as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Illinois of Chicago and also had a limited Private Practice that was affiliated with the University of Chicago.

What Dental Organizations Are You A Member Of?

Dr. Yousuf is currently a member of:

  • American Academy of Periodontics
  • Midwest Society of Periodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society