Meet Your Expert El Campo Orthodontist

At Mahlmann & Borders Orthodontics, Dr. Mahlmann and Dr. Borders are committed to providing the highest quality orthodontic care to the Richmond and surrounding communities. With extensive training and experience, they specialize in creating beautiful, healthy smiles through personalized treatment plans.

Dr. Mahlmann

Dr. Lee Mahlmann

Creating beautiful smiles, beautiful faces, and helping people change and improve their lives is a passion of Dr. Lee Mahlmann’s. That is why he chose to be an orthodontist.

He knows how a beautiful smile opens many doors in a person’s life by making them more confident and outgoing and helping their self-esteem. He has learned through many years of practice that it takes a team effort to achieve a goal of a great smile. He has created an environment that brings everyone together as a team with a common goal.

The resulting smiles are truly helping patients become all they can be.

Dr. Borders

Dr. Catharine Borders

Dr. Catharine Borders knows that a smile from a loved one, friend or complete stranger can brighten someone’s day. She chose to become an orthodontist to create beautiful smiles for her patients that will give them the confidence and self-esteem to smile and brighten the day of those around them.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry from the University of Louisville. She graduated valedictorian from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. After dental school, she attended residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry, receiving her certificate in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and Master of Science in dentistry. Dr. Borders served as chief resident during her residency and currently serves as a part-time professor of orthodontics at UT-Houston dental school.

Dr. Borders is a board-certified orthodontist.

Orthodontist vs. Dentist: Understanding the Difference

Orthodontists and dentists both play essential roles in maintaining oral health, but their areas of expertise differ significantly. Orthodontists specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating dental and facial irregularities. Dentists provide general oral health care, including cleanings, fillings, and preventive treatments.

Specialized Training

Orthodontists undergo additional years of education focused on aligning teeth and jaws.

Expert Care

Seeing an El Campo orthodontist ensures you receive expert care tailored to achieving optimal alignment and a healthier smile.

Advanced Techniques

Orthodontists use specialized techniques and equipment designed specifically for straightening teeth and correcting bite issues.

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Advantages of Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment offers numerous benefits that go beyond just achieving a straighter smile. Here’s how orthodontic care can enhance various aspects of your life:

Improved Oral Health

Aligned teeth are easier to clean, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.

Enhanced Self-Esteem

A beautiful smile can significantly boost your confidence and self-image.

Better Social Interactions

An attractive smile helps you appear more approachable and friendly.

Professional Success

A confident smile can enhance your professional image, making you appear more competent and confident.

Personal Fulfillment

Achieving the smile you’ve always wanted brings a sense of accomplishment and inspires better oral care habits.

Overall Well-being

Smiling more often can release endorphins, promoting happiness and improving your overall quality of life.

Start Your Journey to a Perfect Smile

As your El Campo orthodontist, we strive to provide expert orthodontic care to transform your smile. Schedule your free consultation today and discover the difference a beautiful, healthy smile can make. Contact us now to take the first step towards achieving the smile of your dreams!