Dental Staff

Dentist in Edwardsville, IL

All our professionals at Borden Dental Arts maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends and technology in dentistry. We have an amazing team we are proud of; the energy and enjoyment of working with them is a pleasure.  We believe that you will notice a difference in our office that is evident in our smiling staff.

Dr. Charles S Borden

Charles S. Borden III is a general and family dentist providing expert quality care for the metro-east area since 2004. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a BFA in Medical Art, and then from Northwestern University Dental School. He served four years with the Indian Health Service in northern Arizona and has taught at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He was twice President of the Madison District Dental Society and has been a previous member of the Illinois State Dental Society's Committee on Dental Education. He also served as a member of the Goshen Rotary Club in Edwardsville, a board member with the Watershed Nature Conservancy, and as Assistant Coach for a Glen Ed soccer team. Dr. Borden has donated dental work and volunteers free dental services for Dental Lifeline Network. He is married to Melissa McDonough-Borden and they have two children. Our family loves the arts, the outdoors, and Disney!


Annie - Dental Hygienist

Annie Lifritz has worked with Dr. Borden since our early days in practice.  She is an extraordinary addition to our office providing our patients with experienced, skillful dental care and charismatic charm.  Annie received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Lewis and Clark community college in 2002.  She has enjoyed working for Borden Dental arts since!  Getting to know the patients well and meeting new ones is what she loves most about her job.  She lives in Holiday Shores and enjoys boating all summer long with friends and family. Annie is married with two children.  


Courtney - Hygienist

         Courtney completed her dental hygienist degree in 2003 and has been professionally cleaning and examining teeth ever since.  Her favorite part of dental hygiene is meeting new people         and helping them with their care. Borden Dental Arts benefits from two super fantastic hygienists who provide the initial dental care for our patients.  Outside of the office, Courtney enjoys         hiking, yoga, taveling, and working with her show wolfhounds.  Courtney is married with a daughter and a son.


Danielle - Dental Assistant 

        Danielle Carroll works chair-side with our patients and Dr. Borden to provide dental procedure facilitation and support.  Danielle graduated from Missouri College in 2014 as a certified Dental         Assistant.  She has worked in dentistry for 4 years.  Her favorite part of her job is getting to know the patients and doing something different every day.  In her spare time, she loves watching         Blues Hockey!  Also, she enjoys spending time with her nephew Hayden and boating with her friends and family.


Lisa - Patient Care Coordinator/ Administrator

        Lisa Sexton welcomes our patients, as a front desk concierge to collect and provide any administrative information concerning your visit. Lisa and Sylvia work side-by-side to provide         exceptional customer service. Lisa graduated in 1987 from Lewis and Clark Community College as a Certified Dental Assistant.  Her favorite part of dentistry is making patients feel         comfortable about receiving dental work.  She is married to Jason and has three awesome boys, and a grandson she adores. Lisa and Jason love the outdoors; spending most of their time         Jeep riding, fishing, boating and being with family.


Sylvia - Patient Care Coordinator/ Administrator

Sylvia Peterson is our front desk concierge to assist with your check-in, appointment scheduling and can assist with your questions concerning your insurance and payments. Sylvia and Lisa complement each other at our front desk to administer superior customer service. Sylvia graduated from Collinsville High school.  She completed the dental assisting program at Lewis and Clark in 2013.  Sylvia participates as a member of the Dental Program Advisory Committee for Lewis and Clark.  She has been married for almost seventeen years and has two wonderful boys with whom she enjoys spending her time. They enjoy activities, such as, bicycling, camping, and watching sports.