Meet the Doctors

Matthew R Knutson, DDS

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.

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

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.

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 are blessed with 7 grandchildren and recently celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary.

 

Troy Larsen, DDS

Dr. Troy Larsen (Dr. Troy) is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry. He was raised on a farm west of Viborg South Dakota, and has been a patient of Knutson Family Dentistry his whole life. In his spare time he enjoys being with his wife Kayla, cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Green Bay Packers, as well as playing guitar. He looks forward to, and prides himself on, using the most up to date and advanced techniques in dentistry to provide comprehensive oral healthcare.

 

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