Meet the Doctors

Matthew Knutson, DDS

Dentist Vermillion, SD

Dr. Matthew, Dentist Vermillion, SD

Dr. Matthew Knutson is a Vermillion native and graduated from Vermillion High School; go Tanagers! After high school, Dr. Matt was awarded the Presidential Alumni scholarship to attend the University of South Dakota and graduated in 1999 with honors as a University Scholar. Dr. Matt then went on to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry (UNM Dentistry) and upon graduation in 2003, joined his father's dental practice. Dr. Matt enjoys all aspects of dentistry and looks forward to the challenges each new day presents. With his training, Dr. Matt brings implant, endodontic and orthodontic services to the community. 

When not at work, Dr. Matt can be found with his three boys; Wyatt, Max and Emmett. They enjoy being outdoors hunting, fishing, and spending time on the Missouri River.

Richard Knutson, DDS - Vermillion Dentist

Richard Knutson, DDS

Dentist Vermillion, SD

Dr. Richard Knutson graduated from USD while serving in the National Guard. He then attended UNL College of Dentistry and upon completion of his DDS in 1977 he opened this practice in Vermillion and has been serving the community ever since. When he cannot be found at the practice, Dr. Richard enjoys hunting and fishing and is on the Archery League.

He and his wife, Virginia raised a family of 5 children here in Vermillion. The couple is blessed with 10 grandchildren and recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary!

Katie Lee, DDS

Dentist, Vermillion, SD

Dr. Lee

Dr. Katie Lee graduated with dual degrees in biology and piano at Northwestern University, where she found dentistry a fitting career to merge both art and science interests. Born and raised in Iowa, Dr. Lee completed her dental degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2016, practiced dentistry in Iowa and then in western Pennsylvania, and she is now excited to call South Dakota home.

Dr. Lee highly values continuing education and earned her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry to stay current in her commitment to deliver the highest quality of care that everyone deserves.

When she is not in the office, she enjoys reading, learning new music/arts/crafts, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

Contact Us

Dentist Vermillion, SD

1714 E Cherry St.,
Vermillion, SD 57069

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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm