welcome to knight orthodontics
We at Knight Orthodontics are proud to offer you exceptional service in every aspect of orthodontics—from our highly trained and experienced doctor to the cutting-edge appliances and technology that we utilize during treatment. Dr. L. Douglas Knight strives to provide exceptional orthodontic care in a professional, understanding and caring atmosphere. He works diligently to not only create a beautiful, healthy and functional smile that will last a lifetime but also to enhance the appearance of your entire face.
Dr. Knight takes a conservative approach to treatment by exploring all possible alternatives and then recommending the ideal approach that will address your chief concerns and also achieve excellent results. We hope that by choosing excellence, you will enjoy the life-long benefits of a beautiful, healthy smile.
We welcome you to our practice and look forward to working together. Your smile is important to us, and our goal is always to make your orthodontic experience worth smiling about!
The KO Difference
We know that you have a variety of orthodontists from which to choose, and that is why we at Knight Orthodontics go beyond your expectations to provide the best possible care and service. From our exceptionally qualified and accomplished orthodontist and staff to our advanced diagnostic tools and cutting-edge appliances, we strive for excellence in all that we do.
Highly trained and experienced orthodontistDr. L. Douglas Knight is a board-certified member of the American Association of Orthodontists. In addition to completing college and four years of dental school, Dr. L. Douglas Knight completed a three-year orthodontic residency program, a one-year advanced education program in general dentistry and a comprehensive two-year program in Occlusion and Orthodontics at the Roth Williams Center for Functional Occlusion.
Cutting-Edge Diagnostic ToolsDr. Knight is Louisville’s first and only provider of a variety of advanced diagnostic tools, including:
i-CAT Dr. Knight captures 3D views of your entire mouth with this conebeam imaging tool.
Dolphin 3D imaging This breakthrough imaging software enhances Dr. Knight’s treatment planning process.
Anatomage This software uses impressionless models to show Dr. Knight your crowns, roots, developing teeth, bone and impactions.
Mounted Model Analysis These plaster molds allow Dr. Knight to check your teeth’s alignment.
Advanced Appliances Breakthrough advances in orthodontic appliances make today’s treatment go more quickly with less discomfort than years ago. As Louisville’s first and only provider of the following devices, Dr. Knight goes above and beyond to help you complete your treatment as quickly—and comfortably—as possible.
Acceledent This device accelerates bone remodeling to enable fast tooth movement without adverse effects. Customized Results through Goal-Driven Treatment
FACE Treatment Philosophy Dr. Knight is the only provider in Louisville to employ the proven Functional and Cosmetic Excellence (FACE) treatment philosophy, which encourages orthodontists to work as a team with other dental professionals to go beyond straightening teeth to creating a beautiful smile that fits harmoniously with properly positioned jaw joints. This approach promotes healthy tissue, efficient chewing, proper lip support and ideal facial balance.