Meet the Dentists in Wellington, FL
Your Dedicated Oral Health Professionals
Our Wellington, Florida dentists are committed to providing preventive dental care for the whole family, ages 4 and up. Dr. Christopher Starr has been practicing dentistry in Wellington since 1983, and his son, Dr. Michael Starr, joined him in 2014.
Together, our formal dental education has provided us the opportunity to specialize in preventive and restorative dentistry, performing the latest advanced dental procedures that enhance your dental health and improve the appearance of your smile.
From cleanings to veneers and dental implants, the dental care we provide at Starr Family Dentistry is second to none.
Michael Starr, DMD
Dr. Michael Starr was born and raised in Wellington, Florida. Following in his father’s footsteps, he graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2010 with his bachelor’s degree, with a focus in science pre-professional studies.
After suffering through his first true winters, Dr. Starr decided it was time to return to Florida. In 2014, he graduated in the top 10% of his class from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and soon joined his father’s practice.
Dr. Starr is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Atlantic Coast District Dental Association, and Central Palm Beach County Dental Association. He serves as the Chairman of the Florida Dental Association Sub-Council on the New Dentist, which helps new dentists in their transition from student to professional. Dr. Starr's practice focus is cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, and restorative dentistry.
Outside of the office, Dr. Starr enjoys golf, surfing, kiteboarding, and spending time with his wife.
Shifat Mirza, DDS
Dr. Shifat Mirza was born and raised in Miami Beach. She attended the University of Miami, where she majored in Psychology. She completed a Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University, after which she was accepted into NYU College of Dentistry. She continued on to complete a one year residency at NYU to hone in on her skills doing advanced procedures.
Dr. Mirza is a Dawson Academy trained dentist whose main focus is to comprehensively treat her patients with predictable and sustainable results. She is passionate about continuing education so she can provide high quality care for her patients. She has completed advanced training in endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and implant dentistry.
Dr. Mirza is a member of the Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
During her free time, she enjoys travelling with her husband and spending time with her family in Miami.
Christopher Starr, DDS (Retired)
Dr. Christopher Starr has over 40 years of dental experience. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1970 and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Dentistry in 1974.
After serving as a dentist in the United States Navy, Dr. Starr went on to teach as an assistant professor of dentistry in New York at SUNY Buffalo and Columbia University, and in Florida at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He opened his dental practice in Wellington, Florida in 1983.
Dr. Starr is an active member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Atlantic Coast District Dental Association, and Central Palm Beach County Dental Association, for which he once served as president. He currently serves as an Examiner/Consultant for the State of Florida Dental and Dental Hygiene Licensure Examinations as well as a member of the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners. His practice focus is on preventive and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Starr enjoys golf and spending time with his wife and grandchildren.