Dr. Catharine Borders

Meet Dr. Catharine Borders

Why Orthodontics?

Dr. Catharine Borders knows that a smile from a loved one, friend, or stranger can brighten someone’s day. She became 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.

Dr. Borders and her family are happy to call Texas their home and excited to be involved in the Richmond community. As the saying goes: “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could.”

Education & Experience

Dr. Borders 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, receiving 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 also a board-certified Orthodontist.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Borders is involved in many professional orthodontic and dental organizations, including:

  • American Board of Orthodontics - Diplomate
  • American Association of Orthodontists®
  • Southwestern Society of Orthodontists
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • Texas Association of Orthodontists - Board Vice President
  • The Orthodontic Foundation - Board Secretary

Dr. Borders is also a proud Delta Zeta alumna from the Beta Gamma Chapter at the University of Louisville.

Outside of the Office

As a native Kentuckian, Dr. Borders is passionate about thoroughbred horse racing, especially the Kentucky Derby. Talk to her about her favorite day of the year, the first Saturday in May, and she can give you tips on Derby hats or her picks of the ponies.

She and her husband, Brandon, are diehard University of Kentucky basketball fans and will likely wear blue from November to April to cheer on the Wildcats!