Meet the Doctors

Matthew Knutson, DDS


Dr. Matthew Knutson (Dr. Matt) is a Vermillion native. He attended elementary, middle, and high school in Vermillion. Dr. Matt earned his Eagle Scout award in the Vermillion troop 66 and played football as a Tanager. After high school, Dr. Matt was awarded the Presidential Alumni scholarship to attend the University of South Dakota and in '99, graduated 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 and Invisalign excellence to the office.

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When not at work, Dr. Matt can be found with his wife Jenny and 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

Dr. Richard Knutson (Dr. Richard) 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.

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He and his wife, Virginia raised a family of 5 children here in Vermillion, the oldest of which is his partner in the practice. The couple is blessed with 9 grandchildren and recently celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary.

Brandon Jensen, DDS  


Dr. Brandon Jensen (Dr. Brandon) grew up in Papillion, NE. After high school, he attended undergrad at Midland Lutheran College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He then attended the UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln, NE and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2005. Dr. Brandon has been practicing dentistry in the Tri-state area for 13 years and enjoys helping patients achieve their best smiles! With his years of experience and training, he has found a passion for Endodontics and is certified in Invisalign.

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When he is not working, Dr. Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife Kira, and their two children, Carsten and Ainsley. He also enjoys gaming with friends, golfing, fishing, and watching Cornhusker Football! Dr. Brandon is excited to join the Knutson Dental Team and provide compassionate and quality dental care to the Vermillion community.

Contact Us

Dentist Vermillion, SD

1714 E Cherry St.,
Vermillion, SD 57069

Office Hours


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm