Douglas Knight, DMD
Kentucky native Dr. L. Douglas Knight has been practicing orthodontics since 1995. After receiving his undergraduate and dental degrees from the University of Kentucky, he joined the Army Dental Corps, where he served for 7 years in several military assignments. He practiced General Dentistry for seven years before attending a two-year orthodontic residency program at New York University, where he earned his Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Knight has completed a one-year advanced education program in general dentistry and a comprehensive two-year clinical continuing education program in Occlusion and Orthodontics at the Roth Williams Center for Functional Occlusion.
Now a board-certified member of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Knight lectures frequently on topics such as skeletal anchorage plates and dentoalveolar distraction osteogenesis (DDO). He is a recipient of the Pacesetter Award from the Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists (RWISO) and recently was named one of the nation’s top dentists by Woodward/White, a highly respected publishing firm.
Internationally, Dr. Knight serves as the U.S. Director of the RWISO, as well as Director of the Full Face Course, which is the RWISO’s U.S. training center.
Locally, Dr. Knight is active in two Louisville dental study clubs: The East End Study Club, Bioesthetics Study Club and 20+ year member of Radcliff Rotary.
When he is not practicing orthodontics, lecturing at courses or training colleagues, Dr. Knight serves as an Elder at Beargrass Christian Church. He and his wife, Donna, have two children, Connor and Kendall.
Dr. Knight is so nice and you get treated so well there. Everyone is nice and friendly. They always make sure you're taken care of.