Dr. Wade Banner is a California Board Certified dentist and dental consultant for the SGPRC. He received his degree from Western University in Pomona, CA in 2014. Following dental school, he became faculty for Western University working in their community dental clinics which he continues to hold adjunct faculty status with. Dr. Banner started In Motion Dentists in 2014, a private dental practice that provided exclusively comprehensive house-call dental services, until July 2021 when he added onto this practice by opening a brick-and-mortar location in La Verne, CA. Dr. Banner holds several rolls in organized dentistry at the local, state and national levels including being on the Board of Directors for the Tri-County Dental Society, delegate for the California Dental Association and on the Communication Committee for the American Dental Association. Finally, Dr. Banner and his wife have 2 boys under the age of 3 and they enjoy spending weekend get-a-ways as a family.
Dr. Sampada Deshpande is the founder and president of the New Dentist Business Club, which provides interactive business education to new dentists and dental students. In this role, she recruits speakers and mentors for new dentists to help with practice management and keeping up with the regulatory process in dentistry. Dr. Deshpande is a guest blogger for the ADA New Dentist Now and sits on the Seattle King County Dental Foundation’s Board. As someone who believes in giving back, Dr. Deshpande is very active in the community, having volunteered as a Youth Academic Tutor for the International Rescue Committee and the Lead Dentist for Medical Teams International mobile dental vans and Seattle/King County Clinic held in Key Arena.
Dr. Brian Hathcoat grew up in a military family and spent most of his youth in the Midwest. After graduating high school, he served in the U.S. Navy, then moved to California to attend U.C. Berkeley, where he earned a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering. He worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory prior to attending dental school at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, where he earned his DDS. Prior to joining the office of Dr. Sandra Gadwood, Dr. Hathcoat worked as a public health dentist for Contra Costa Health Services, primarily at the West County Health Center, and at a private practice in Alameda. He volunteers dental services regularly at the Berkeley Free Clinic, for CDA Cares, and is co-founder of Just Health 510, a nonprofit providing dental care for the homeless and underserved.