Meet Dr. Kayla Vaquera Barrett, a Local Texan

Dr. Kayla Vaquera Barrett became a dentist because she wanted to help people feel better about themselves. Science and art have always fascinated her, too, and dentistry combines them into a great public service.

Dr. Barrett graduated from Texas A&M University magna cum laude in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. She went on to receive her DDS degree from Texas A&M College of Dentistry in 2011, where she was on the Dean’s Honor List and received the General Dentistry Program Award.

Dr. Barrett has completed continuing education that includes:

  • Invisalign certification, 2017
  • Neodent® implant mini-residency, 2021
  • Level 1 conscious sedation

As for her favorite part of being a dentist, Dr. Barrett enjoys seeing patients leave the office feeling like new and more optimistic people because their dental needs and desires have been met. She is excited about joining Dossett Dental and is looking forward to serving the community.

A proud local Texan, Dr. Barrett loves that her patients are her neighbors. She enjoys getting to know them and seeing their personalities in addition to taking care of their teeth.

In her spare time, Dr. Barrett takes her son on adventures, including camping and fishing. She is eagerly awaiting the day that he is old enough to go scuba diving. Dr. Barrett has also been crocheting since childhood and enjoys making warm hats for the babies in the local NICU.