Associate Professor

Office: Dunn Dental Building
Tel: (901) 448-6242


  1. Rawal, SY, Dabbous, MK, Tipton, DA. Effect of cannabidiol on human gingival fibroblast extracellular matrix metabolism: MMP production and activity, and production of fibronectin and transforming growth factor . J Periodontal Res, 2011.
  2. Hanna, A, Rawal, SY, Anderson, KM, Rawal, YB. The epithelioid blue nevus: A rare intraoral nevomelanocytic tumor. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol, 15 (1), 88-90, 2011.
  3. Rosebush, MS, Anderson, KM, Rawal, SY, Mincer, HH, Rawal, YB. The oral biopsy: indications, techniques and special considerations. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 90 (2), 17-20; quiz 21-2, 2010.
  4. Chaudhry, J, Rawal, SY, Anderson, KM, Rawal, YB. Cancellous osteoma of the maxillary tuberosity: case report. Gen Dent, 57 (4), 427-9, 2009.
  5. Stein, SH, McGrew, F, Fine, NB, Rawal, SY. Periodontal and cardiovascular diseases: common inflammatory mediators. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 89 (2), 6-10; quiz 10-1, 2009.
  6. Walters, JD, Rawal, SY. Severe periodontal damage by an ultrasonic endodontic device: a case report. Dent Traumatol, 23 (2), 123-7, 2007.
  7. Rawal, SY, Kalmar, JR, Tatakis, DN. Verruciform xanthoma: immunohistochemical characterization of xanthoma cell phenotypes. J Periodontol, 78 (3), 504-9, 2007.
  8. Leblebicioglu, B, Rawal, S, Mariotti, A. A review of the functional and esthetic requirements for dental implants. J Am Dent Assoc, 138 (3), 321-9, 2007.
  9. Rawal, SY, Burrell, R, Hamidi, CS, Kalmar, JR, Tatakis, DN. Diffuse pigmentation of maxillary attached gingiva: four cases of the cultural practice of gingival tattoo. J Periodontol, 78 (1), 170-6, 2007.
  10. Rawal, SY, Walters, JD. Effect of biologic mediators on ciprofloxacin accumulation by gingival fibroblasts. J Periodontol, 76 (12), 2254-9, 2005.
  11. Rawal, SY, Claman, LJ, Kalmar, JR, Tatakis, DN. Traumatic lesions of the gingiva: a case series. J Periodontol, 75 (5), 762-9, 2004.