Preston R. Knight, D.D.S.
Dr. Preston Knight graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Biomedical Science in 1993, Dr. Knight attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, from 1993-1997. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Knight entered the United States Navy as a dental officer. While in the Navy, Dr. Knight completed a postdoctoral program in Advanced Education for General Dentistry, which provides advanced training in clinical dentistry and applied basic sciences. Dr. Knight served with 3rd Dental Battalion in Okinawa, Japan, until 2000, where he was transferred to Kingsville Naval Air Station and completed his time in the US Navy in 2001.
After leaving the US Navy, Dr. Knight had a dental practice in Dallas, Texas, from 2001-2006. There he focused primarily on restorative and cosmetic procedures, but in 2006 he and his wife decided to leave Dallas and raise their children in Colorado.
In 2006, Dr. Knight purchased the Bayfield, Colorado, practice of Dr. Steve Nicholson. In 2011, Dr. Ron Caldwell, a Durango dentist, sold his practice to Dr. Knight. Dr. Knight maintains both practices to this day, and takes pleasure in being busy at both offices.
Continuing education is an important part of being a proficient dentist, and Dr. Knight enjoys taking courses throughout the year. He's especially fond of topics covering the latest in preventive and restorative advances in order to make sure his patients have the best possible care.
Dr. Knight has been married to his wonderful wife, Renee, for over 20 years. They have two children who are active in school and sports. Dr. Knight loves coaching, fly fishing, hiking, camping, and chasing his German Short Hair Pointers around.
Dan Yeager, D.D.S.
Dr. Dan Yeager joined Dr. Preston Knight’s dental practices in Durango and Bayfield in 2018 because the practice had grown so much. Dr. Yeager provides dental services which improve access to great dental care.
Originally from La Plata County, Dr. Yeager is a biochemistry graduate from Fort Lewis College and an honors graduate from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. His education provided a broad array of clinical experiences, which helps him to diagnose and treat patients in all facets of dentistry. His addition to the practice allows the practice to offer more days than previously available in the Durango and Bayfield offices.
Being from La Plata County, Dr. Yeager is an outdoors person who loves to run long races and is excited to return home and start his career.
Dr. Yeager is married to Jessica, a dental hygienist that also works at the practice. They have a son, Boyd, who entertains them at home. Dr. Yeager and his family are happy to be part of this community again.
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