Scheduling Coordinator

Cathy has been part of the team for three years and loves to work with children. Her fun, friendly, outgoing personality helps patients to feel welcome and comfortable. Her two daughters, Kaleigh and Kari, are almost grown and give her and her husband, Mark, much to be proud of. Both girls attend Texas A&M University and are also past patients of Dr. Lee Mahlmann — as is Cathy herself! Most of their free time is spent reading, watching football and working in the garden.


Treatment Coordinator/Receptionist

Denise is one of the first people our patients meet when coming to our office. With more than 30 years of experience in dentistry, we were glad to have her join our team in 2014. Denise’s favorite part of her job is meeting new patients, getting to know them and watching them grow up while they undergo orthodontics. Denise has been married to Stephen for 34 years, and they have two children, Hunter and Stephanie. She enjoys time with her family, traveling, going to the beach, watching college football and taking long walks with her husband.


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Financial Coordinator

Ann Marie’s pleasant personality and years of knowledge in financing and insurance are a plus in one’s orthodontic experience here at Mahlmann & Borders Orthodontics. Ann Marie understands all of the aspects of financing, insurance, scheduling and teamwork that are involved in achieving a perfect smile. Ann Marie desires to get to know each patient and parent as they progress in treatment. Ann Marie and her husband, Rick, were high school sweethearts and have been married for 37 years. Together, they have two sons, Christopher and Corey, as well as three dachshunds, Libby, Thelma and Louise. On the weekends, you can find Ann Marie and Rick cruising around and showing their 1957 Ford Fairlane and 1965 Mustang Convertible at car shows.


Records and Lab Technician, Certified Dental Assistant

Linda is that special lady who prepares every new patient for their braces by taking a series of photographs, X-rays, and impressions/scans for the doctors to study. In addition to taking these records, Linda also enjoys the lab work involved in processing the records. Always joking and laughing, Linda helps prepare patients for their treatment and makes everyone feel comfortable in the office. She loves her coworkers and feels that our office is like her home away from home! Patients also say that they feel they are a part of our orthodontic family. Linda is married to Jeff and loves to spend time with her grandchildren in Matagorda. She loves to exercise and is an aquatic instructor in the summer.


Certified Dental Assistant

Janet spends much of her time working with Dr. Mahlmann and Dr. Borders at chairside. Janet loves getting to know the patients on a one-on-one level, educating them about their orthodontic treatment and how to care for their teeth while wearing their braces/appliances. Janet enjoys getting to see their beautiful smiles transform throughout treatment. Janet and her husband, Scott, have five children and one grandson: Logan, Lindsey, Lexi, Lane, Luke, and Jaxton. Janet spends much of her time caring for the family’s animals, which include horses, a cow, and a flock of chickens as well as pigs, dogs and cats. Janet enjoys many activities including baking, sewing, horseback riding, riding motorcycles and supporting Boy Scouts for over 20 years, as well as the Needville Band Boosters. She also loves classic cars and dancing.


Certified Dental Assistant

Jenn started in general dentistry but has been in orthodontics for the past four years. She enjoys working closely with the patients and loves to help them have the best experience possible. She enjoys having the ability to educate our patients on the importance and benefits of great oral hygiene while in orthodontic treatment. Jenn has one son named Jared who is very active with baseball. They love to swim and fish and spend time outdoors.


Certified Dental Assistant

Danielle has been an important part of our team for almost two years now. She comes from a background of general dentistry and is very excited to learn all the joys of orthodontics! Danielle has lived in Wharton for the past five years. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Rodeo keeps her busy as does her fur child Pearl.


Certified Dental Assistant

Janianna is our newest addition to the team and brings many years of experience in orthodontic care. She is married and has children, who keep her very busy. Her quiet voice and ready smile make our patients feel welcome and relaxed.