A native Texan, Dr. Vaca was raised in Ennis, near Dallas, before moving to the Longview area. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Texas A&M University and attended the Baylor College of Dentistry where he received a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. Dr. Vaca practiced general and cosmetic dentistry in Dallas for several years before joining Grogan Dental Group in 1998, later partnering with Dr. Chris Kirby in 2006 to form Vaca and Kirby Dental.
Dr. Vaca travels throughout the country each year learning world-class techniques in cosmetic and laser dentistry. He believes the future in the dental field revolves around implant and laser dentistry. His goal is to bring world class dentistry to Longview and the East Texas area.
Dr. Vaca is a member of the American Dental Association, the East Texas Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and American Sleep and Breathing Academy. He also has received extensive training at the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum-Live. This exclusive program is dedicated to excellence in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Vaca was named as a Patient Reviews Certified “Top Doctor” in Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Vaca enjoys hunting, fishing, sporting events, cooking, golfing, music, and Bible study. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County. He and his wife, Bethany, reside in Longview with their daughter, Elizabeth Virginia.