Art of Smiles - Norman D. Knowles, D.M.D. is a Vero Beach based family dental practice that treats patients ages 6 and up.
We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the art dentist equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like Clear Correct®, Veneers, Dental Implants, and more. We also perform emergency dentist services that include root canals, crowns, sedation dentistry, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Knowles and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling (772) 778-0954 and experience why our patients think Art of Smiles - Norman D. Knowles, D.M.D. is the best dentist in Vero Beach.
Meet The Doctor
Dr. Norman Knowles
Dr. Knowles was born in Fort Hood, Texas and grew up in Tampa, Florida. He moved to Tallahassee after his parents took jobs there. While in Tallahassee, he attended high school at Alfred B. Maclay, a college preparatory school. After graduation, he attended Florida State University and transferred to the University of Florida in his junior year where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1986. He then attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree in 1990. In 1991, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) Residency Program and then worked as a Clinical Instructor in the Community Dentistry department of the University of Florida College of Dentistry.
He and his wife, Alejandra, moved to Miami in 1992 where he practiced for seven years before moving to Florida. While in Miami, he was an Assistant Professor in the Miami Dade Community College Dental Hygiene Program. In 2002, he purchased the dental practice where he currently practices from Dr. Richard Bancroft who subsequently retired. Emilio, his son and Adriana, his daughter attend John Carroll Catholic High School.
Dr. Knowles remains active in the community where he enjoys family activities such Wakeboarding, ATV riding, and Shooting Sporting Clays. He also enjoys playing bass guitar with local musicians and is currently a member of the 5-4s. He is always striving to find better ways to produce better dentistry for his patients in the most relaxed, comfortable manner possible using the most modern, up to date materials available.
- Alfred B. Maclay, a college preparatory school.
- Florida State University
- University of Florida
- University of Florida College of Dentistry
- Clinical Instructor in the Community Dentistry department of the University of Florida College of Dentistry
- Assistant Professor in the Miami Dade Community College Dental Hygiene Program
- Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) 1990
- Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) 1991
- 2014 purchased Vero Beach practice
About Our Team
You can expect personal, one-on-one attention from our entire dental care team. We understand that each of our patients has unique wants and needs. That’s why we promote open communication, to understand what you are looking for in your smile, so we can design a care plan that is right for you. We take the time to explain your options, listen to your concerns and answer any questions you may have. Our team of dental professionals has undergone a series of continuing education courses to keep us up-to-date on the latest dental techniques and industry standards.