Dr. Catherine Baer-Mirza

Dr. Catherine Baer-Mirza

General Dentist, Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Catherine Baer-Mirza, born Catherine Baer, was raised in Wisconsin and graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1996. Dr. Baer-Mirza practiced in Bellmore, NY for 10 years before moving back to the Midwest with her husband Dr. Razvan Mirza to raise their family.

Prior to opening Rockford Family Dental in Rockford, IL off of North Main Street, Dr. Baer provided family dentistry and pediatric dentistry in Freeport, IL for seven years.
Dr. Baer-Mirza is a General Practice Dentist, specializing in Pediatric Dentistry. From pregnancy (mom-to-be), to infant and adolescent children, Dr. Baer-Mirza has been very active in promoting dental education to school aged children. Dr. Baer-Mirza travels to schools during February's Dental Health Awareness to give presentations to all ages, one of the things that helped initiate a Free Dental Day in Freeport to offer free preventive care to those who are under-insured or have no insurance.

Dr. Catherine Baer-Mirza prides herself on her great chair-side manner, feeling it's extremely important that her patients find her easy to talk to, and very informative.

In her free time Dr. Baer-Mirza enjoys spending time with her boys and gardening. She has been very active in her school district in bringing the joy of gardening to the schools and raising produce for the food pantries.

Dr. Catherine Baer-Mirza and Dr. Razvan Mirza have 2 sons who keep them very active in the community through school, sports team sponsorship and Boyscout events. Dr. Catherine has 15 merit badge counselor-ships and takes it upon herself to keep their patrol stocked with merit badge opportunities. Dr. Catherine Baer-Mirza also teaches 1st grade religious education for St. Mary's Parish, a position which she has held for 8 years, where she also donates her time and talent whenever it is needed.

Dr. Baer-Mirza has a passion for gardening, in the past having donated upwards of 25 hours per week as a Master gardener with Winnebago County through Gardening for Food for Fun and the Pecatonica Elementary School garden, as well as Midway Village. Dr. Raz and Catherine also sponsor many Little League Baseball Teams, where they donate mouth guards and coaching and more. 

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