Dr. Kate vonLackum, DMD

Dr. Kate vonLackum, DMD

Periodontics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Kate vonLackum, DMD is a periodontics practitioner in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from University Of Florida / College Of Dentistry in 2010 and practices periodontics, dentistry, and more.Read her story

620 Perimeter Dr Ste 201

Lexington, KY 40517

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  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Dental Care Plus
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. vonLackum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. vonLackum "Lexington native, Kate von Lackum, graduated from Tates Creek High School in 1996. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Hanover College, Hanover, IN. She returned to Lexington to complete a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Kentucky in 2006. Dr. von Lackum attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry receiving a D.M.D. in 2010, while serving her classmates as vice-president for four years and working closely with the College of Dentistry administration. During her senior year of dental school, Dr. von Lackum was awarded the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Periodontics. She went on to graduate from the University of Florida's School for Advanced Dental Sciences with a certificate in training in Periodontics. While completing her residency, Dr. von Lackum had the unique opportunity to attend and graduate from several extra-mural educational programs including the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL, the Pikos Institute's course on Advanced Bone Grafting, as well as the Misch International Implant Institute's complete Implant Surgical Program (120 hours of continuing education on implant surgery, bone and soft tissue augmentation techniques, and implant restorative treatment planing). Certifications of Excellence Dr. von Lackum is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. A Diplomate is a periodontist who has successfully completed a rigorous voluntary examination process and is certified by the American Board of Periodontology, achieving one of the highest recognitions of achievement afforded by the specialty. By successfully completing the examination process, Dr. von Lackum has demonstrated motivation for continued professional development, self evaluation, critical review of results of therapy, and commitment to providing the best, most up-to-date periodontal care possible. In addition to achieving diplomate status, Dr. von Lackum has also earned fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). The ICOI is a tax-exempt, non-profit, worldwide dental educational organization. Fellowship status is achieved through demonstration of dental implant education, research, and clinical experience. Dr. von Lackum was honored as one of three national finalists for the Dr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence through the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation at the AAP Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, 2013. Finalists selected on the basis of personal motivation for excellence in character, academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, and demonstration of their concern for others. A Commitment to Care At her private practice, Modern Periodontics, Dr. von Lackum offers the highest standard of quality care, with the latest technology and innovations available in periodontal and implant surgical treatmentin Kentucky. Some of the many services she offers include comprehensive periodontal care, cone beam computerized tomography (CBCT) 3D imaging and computer guided surgery, dental implant surgery, periodontal plastic surgery and bone augmentation procedures."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. vonLackum "The vision of this practice is to provide the highest quality healthcare with the latest technology and innovations available anywhere in the world. We will offer meticulous, uncompromising, personalized service and attention to the needs our patients and their families with a commitment to honoring and caring for every person that we have the privilege of serving. We will treat all those with whom we associate, with love, joy, compassion and respect."

4  Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

23  Conditions Treated

  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Oral Infection
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

24  Procedures

  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Gum Flap Surgery
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Frenectomy
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Gum Surgery
  • Nightguard
  • Nitrous Oxide Administration
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling

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  • Hanover College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Florida / College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Florida / Shands Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. vonLackum's Reviews

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Dr. vonLackum's Performance

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. von Lackum is an expert in her field and makes you feel at home! My appointment was for an evaluation of some minor tooth pain. Not only did she communicate the options on how we can move forward; but, went ahead and did my annual cleaning too! She went above and beyond – even to setup...more
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