Our team at Bluegrass Periodontics consists of highly educated, knowledgeable, and compassionate dental professionals. We believe in providing genuine dental and patient care to everyone that walks into our office, and our team does just that. We welcome you to get to know our team so you can feel more comfortable when you visit our practice for periodontal treatment in Lexington, Kentucky. We look forward to getting to know you!
Vikki is our registered dental hygienist, and she has been a part of our family at Bluegrass Periodontics for over 10 years! In 1988, she graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in communications and Spanish. From there, she continued her education at Coastal Carolina College, where she received her associate’s degree in dental hygiene. Vikki loves being a part of Bluegrass Periodontics because of the genuine natures of everyone she works with. She truly cares for her patients and wants to give them the treatment that is best for them while developing lasting relationships. Vikki is the proud mother of three children, and she enjoys biking in her spare time.
Kate, one of our assistants, was born and raised in Lexington. She graduated in 2012 from Eastern Kentucky University with her B.A. in Communication. She then went to IDT, pursuing her degree in Expanded Duties Dental Assisting in 2015. Her passion for dentistry comes from her own personal experience when visiting the dentist as a young girl. Kate strives to build relationships with her patients and finds their trust very important and rewarding. In her spare time, Kate loves spending time with her family and friends, dancing, and taking her dog Lulu to the park to play.
Our office manager, Lauren moved from western Kentucky to Georgetown in 2018. She graduated from WKU in 2013 with her B. S. in Healthcare Administration. Her interest in dentistry stems from watching her mom work in the dental field for most of her childhood. Lauren loves working with the Bluegrass Periodontics team, as they all share a passion for providing the highest quality of care for each patient. The most rewarding part of her job is getting to know the patients and helping to ensure they feel like family every time they visit us. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys baking, crafting, and especially spending time with her husband, Dustin and their adorable son, Braden. They bleed blue and love cheering on the Cats!
Chelsea, one of our assistants, moved to Lexington from her hometown, Versailles to pursue her certified EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant) education. She graduated from the Institute of Dental Technology in 2016 and joined our team in the spring of May 2017. Chelsea enjoys spending time with her son, Carter, and likes kickboxing, hiking, and crafting. What she enjoys most about being apart of our practice is the people she works with, seeing patients happy with their surgical outcomes, assisting in surgeries, and helping in the office wherever she can.