Meet Dr. Banta

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. It is with this in mind that I am pleased to present to you the new owner of my practice. Dr. Kim Vormohr is a Portland resident who is looking forward to meeting you. It is with the utmost confidence that I assure you that you will be receiving the best of dental care from Dr. Kim. She will start seeing patients in April.  As a dental professional, she stays up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for our patients.  As a doctor, she recognizes that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in us and their dental team.  That is just one reason why we 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, Dr. Kim, our 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