Brian Barras, DDS, MS
Originally from Arlington, Texas, Dr. Barras moved back to the area where he started his Aggie journey. Dr. Barras graduated with honors from Texas A&M University in 2004 with a degree in biomedical science. He also studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain.
After graduating, he worked for two years as a scientist for Lockheed Martin Space Operations at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. There he assisted with astronaut and cosmonaut training. In 2007, Dr. Barras fulfilled his passion for serving in the healthcare profession and enrolled at Baylor College of Dentistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2011 and began his residency program in pediatric dentistry.
He currently holds a Master of Science degree and a pediatric dentistry specialty certificate. Dr. Barras trained at Children’s Medical Center Hospital and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital where he worked with many children who had special health care needs. He trained extensively in various behavior management techniques, including oral sedation and dental care in the operating room under general anesthesia. Dr. Barras is committed to providing high quality oral health care to all children, regardless of their physical, emotional, or intellectual conditions.
He currently has hospital privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital and College Station Medical Center. Dr. Barras is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Barras married his Aggie wife, Courtney, in College Station in 2006. They have three wonderful children; Hannah, Andrew, and Mary. Dr. Barras and his wife enjoy racquetball, traveling, and volunteering at their church. Dr. Barras also fulfils his interest in music through playing the saxophone and piano.
Educational and Professional Affiliations
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Texas Dental Association (TDA)
- Brazos Valley District Dental Society
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)