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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 Swisher
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 Fox
Kate, our assistant, 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 came 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.

Kristen McKee
Kristen, our office manager, moved from Clemson, South Carolina, to Lexington in 2015. She graduated in 2014 from Clemson University with her B.S. in Business Management. Her interest in dentistry stems from her husband, Josh. He is a dental student at the University of Kentucky and will graduate in May of 2018. Kristen enjoys working with the team at Bluegrass Periodontics, as they all share the same loving and caring attitude toward patients. The most rewarding part of Kristen’s job is contributing to the patient’s overall experience at Bluegrass Periodontics, ensuring that they feel like family every time they come in.

Chelsea Williams
We welcome Chelsea Williams to our dental practice, as a dental assistant and receptionist. Chelsea is a certified EDDA, (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant) and graduated from the Institute of Dental Technology in 2016. She has one son, Carter Thompson and likes kickboxing, hiking, and crafting. What she likes best about being part of the practice is the people she works with, seeing their outcomes of surgeries and seeing people happy with their outcomes. She tries to help assist when the office get busy, cleaning rooms and instruments, as well as helping to keep supplies stocked and organized.