Karla Frazier, D.M.D.
Dr. Karla Frazier grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. Before moving to Austin, she was a captain in the United States Air Force, practicing dentistry at Beale Air Force Base in California. Highly educated, Dr. Frazier received her Bachelor of Science from Jackson State University in 1992 and obtained her Dental Medicine Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1996. She has also completed additional special training in Invisalign, Zoom! Whitening, the DDS Eating Modification Appliance, the Biolase Waterlase laser, and the All-On-4 implant supported fixed denture restoration.
In 1999, Dr. Frazier and her husband moved to Austin, where she entered private practice as an associate. In 2001, Dr. Frazier purchased her practice from the late Dr. Hector Cisneros. She also uses her knowledge of dentistry as an investigator for the State of Texas Investigator General's Office, investigating Dental Medicaid fraud. Dr. Frazier is co-founder and co-owner of The Professional Institute of Dental Assisting, helping provide professional training and opportunities for adults who wish to have a career in dental assisting.
An esteemed member of her professional community, Dr. Frazier maintains memberships in many organizations, including the:
- American Dental Association
- Texas Dental Association
- Capital Area Dental Society
- World Laser Institute
Dr. Frazier is also the former official dentist of the NBA D-League Austin Toros and the Connally High School Athletics Department.
To give back to her local community, Dr. Frazier frequently speaks to children in schools about the dental profession and dental health. She also mentors high school and UT pre-dental students.
In her spare time, Dr. Frazier enjoys traveling, music, helping others fulfill their personal and professional goals, spending time with family and friends, and focusing on having a fun, low-stress life.
Dr. Frazier’s philosophy professionally and personally follows the “golden rule,” treat others the way you would want to be treated. "When patients become a part of our dental family our goal is to treat them as if they were friends and family, offering the same treatment options that we would want for ourselves. We want our patients to be able to get the best treatment available to them, and we want to do what is right for them. We want to help them get their life smile." (-Dr. Karla Frazier)