Meet Dr. Banta

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care.  As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients.  As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team.  That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you've taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many other services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.                                                                                                                                                                      

Thomas M. Banta, DDS                         

   Dr. Thomas Banta was raised in Jay County, graduating from Portland High School in 1969. He graduated from Indiana University in 1973 and was a science teacher at Wes-Del High School for nine years. Upon graduation from the IU School of Dentistry in 1986, he joined the practice of Dr. Wayne Donnally in Portland.  Dr. Banta's wife, Debra, also a Portland native, worked for the Jay School Corporation for 19 years.

Professional Organizations:

American Dental Association

Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation   

Indiana Dental Association

Isaac Knapp District Dental Society

IU Varsity Club