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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Knutson Family Dentistry
...With convenient hours and newly remodeled office, we are Vermillion's top choice for all of your oral healthcare needs...

New Patients
...By scheduling and keeping your 6 month oral hygiene visits, your oral health issues can be addressed in the early stages and can be treated conservatively- that means less time in the dentist’s chair and less of a financial burden too...

Iron Chef Cat Cora Discusses Her Positive Dental Implant Experience
...And while all these important roles require her daily attention, she makes oral health a top priority for herself and her family through diet, brushing, flossing and routine visits to the dentist...

TV Designer Nate Berkus Is Thankful for Childhood Preventive Dental Treatments
... During a recent interview with Dear Doctor magazine, Nate discussed his career as well as his oral healthcare...

From Model to Mogul, Kathy Ireland Maintains a Sparkling Smile
... Discussing her oral health, Ireland says that she required serious professional assistance on more than one occasion...

Preventative At Home Care
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         At Knutson Family Dentistry we are committed to great oral health and and teaching our patients the importance of healthy oral hygiene habits...

Nutritional Tips for Your Child's Oral Health
... In addition to a nutritious diet, snacking habits, bottles and pacifiers also impact your child's oral health...

Welcome Kara!
...We are excited to for her to bring her talents to the team and help us provide exceptional oral health to our patients! Kara will also be seen up front to help with any scheduling, insurance, or concerns...

Happy Birthday, Crystal!
...Crystal cares for her patients and offers them exceptional oral health care serving as a Registered Hygienist...

General Dentist
Home >Services >General Dentist General Dentist in Vermillion, SD The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Babies and Oral health
Good oral hygiene habits early in life can lead to lifelong oral health...

Choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentistry Option for You
...A dental exam and your oral health will help us create the perfect treatment plan for you...

How Bad Can Missing a Dental Cleaning Be?
...After all, you are not experiencing any dental pain and you know you are a good brusher, so why would a dental cleaning be so vital to your oral health...

Do I Have Gum Disease?
...People who have this oral health concern either have mild, moderate or advanced symptoms...

What Happens During A Professional Dental Cleaning?
What your dentists want you to know about professional dental cleanings Regular brushing and flossing are a necessary part of good oral health, but sometimes it isn't enough to keep your teeth, supporting bone and gums healthy; you need professional teeth cleanings to ensure you maintain excellent oral health...

Dental Services Our Dentists Offer
Are you ready to find out the many ways we can bolster your oral health...

Don't Neglect Your Regular Dental Cleanings
...They are an important aspect of maintaining good oral health and can help with maintaining better overall health, as well...

Knutson Family Dentistry’s Refund Policy
...We take pride in the fact that you chose us for your oral healthcare needs...

Meet the Team
...Kate also enjoys getting to know her patients and educating them on their oral health needs...

Promotions & Events
...One lucky boy and one lucky girl will each win a basket full of oral health goodies! At Knutson Family Dentistry, we have learned that the best new patient referrals come from YOU, our valued patients! Therefore, we would like to express our gratitude to you for your confidence that you show in us by referring your friends and family to our office...

The Importance of Professional Dental Cleanings
...At Knutson Family Dentistry in Vermillion, SD, professional dental cleanings help preserve your oral health...

Which Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure Is Right for You?
...On the other hand, there have never been more options to improve your smile and maybe even your oral health in the process...

Signs That You May Have Periodontal Disease
...   Gum Disease Prevention and Treatment in Vermillion, SD There are a number of factors at play when it comes to your oral health...

Don't Neglect Regular Dental Cleanings
...If so, you're doing great things for your oral health...

Kicking the Tobacco Habit is Good for your Mouth
...Additionally, while we know smoking is also bad for our oral health, most don’t understand just how bad it is… More Than Just Stained Teeth   From its seemingly mild side effects (bad breath, tooth discoloration, buildup of plaque and tartar), to the more sinister (increased risk of oral cancer, loss of bone within the jaw, gum disease and any number of resulting complications) – tobacco is indeed an oral health risk...

How to Keep Your Oral Health in Good Shape
Your oral health is incredibly valuable...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

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