Meet Dr. Borders

Dr. Catharine Borders received her DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) degree from the University of Louisville where she graduated valedictorian of her class. After dental school, she attended a residency at the University of Texas School of Dentistry where she served a chief resident of her class. Upon graduation, Dr. Borders received her Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics as well as a Master of Science in Dentistry degree. After graduation Dr. Borders chose to join Dr. Chen at Texas Orthodontic Specialists and received a teaching appointment as clinical assistant professor in orthodontics at the UT School of Dentistry.

Dr. Borders is a member of the following organizations: Texas Association of Orthodontists (Director at Large on the TAO Board), American Association of Orthodontists, Southwest Society of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society, Delta Zeta alumni from Beta Gamma Chapter at the University of Louisville, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade committee.

Dr. Borders is married to her husband, Brandon. She is a native Kentuckian and has a passion for thoroughbred horse racing and is a diehard University of Kentucky basketball fan.

Dr. Borders and her husband are so happy to call Houston, Texas their home. As the saying goes: “I wasn’t born in Texas but I got here as fast as I could.

Dr Borders is a active member of the HLSR Parade Committee. She enjoys running, biking, and trying out local restaurants. She and her husband are members of Second Baptist Church.

Awards & Achievements

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • American Association of Orthodontists Award
  • Academy of Oral Medicine Award
  • Restorative Dentistry Award
  • Hinman Scholar
  • Delphi Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society