Dr. Barbara O’Donnell is originally from Austin and enjoys treating her patients close to home. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas, Dr. Barbara spent the next year teaching high school biology in Irving. She then enrolled at Baylor College of Dentistry and graduated with honors. She completed her postdoctoral residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and earned both a Master of Science degree and a specialty certificate in orthodontics. Dr. Barbara has launched two successful orthodontic offices but has now decided to limit her practice so that she can spend additional time with her family. She is dedicated to working with her daughter Sarah who is severely autistic. She is motivated to find a treatment strategy that will improve Sarah’s quality of life.