Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics

Welcome to Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics! Dr. Maria Yazji has 22 years of experience in designing beautiful, confident smiles for patients in Miami, Brickell, Weston, and the surrounding areas. Our goal is to provide you and your family with a high standard of comprehensive orthodontic and aesthetic care in a warm, soothing environment. Dr. Yazji is committed to bringing you the most advanced and effective orthodontic treatments available today. She has been specially trained to manage tooth movement and guide facial development. Dr. Yazji continues to provide our patients with the highest quality dental care by engaging in ongoing continuing education, training in the most advanced techniques, and staying current with the latest research and advances in orthodontics and facial rejuvenation.

"The atmosphere here is clean and professional and Dr. Yazji is a really great orthodontist. And everyone is so nice and happy to see you every time you have an appointment!" - Alyssa V.

How long will I need to wear retainers?

Orthodontic treatment does not end when you have your braces removed or stop wearing your Invisalign aligners. If you want to maintain the beautiful results, you need to get used to the idea of wearing your retainers conscientiously every day. 

The reason a retainer is necessary is because your teeth are always moving to some degree. Because of this movement, you will require some type of orthodontic retainer after Invisalign treatment to maintain the corrected alignment.

If you don’t wear the retainer, it is likely that your teeth will begin to drift. Going without a retainer for even a short period of time can allow teeth to shift and cause another misalignment.

At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, we design retainers that are either fixed or removable. Dr. Yazji will discuss both these options with you and help you make the decision as to which will be most beneficial for your situation.

Once you’ve invested in orthodontic treatment for you or your child, it makes sense to look at the retention phase as an ongoing and necessary part of your treatment. You’ve already made an investment in a beautiful, healthy smile. By conscientiously using your retainer, you are simply protecting your investment.

Please call our Miami, Brickell, or Weston dental office, and we’ll be happy to arrange a consultation to answer all your questions about orthodontic treatment.

Patient Testimonial: Patient Testimonial (Braces)

Emma was in braces treatment for three years and they will be removed on her next visit. She explains how happy she is that she doesn't have to hide her ...  Read more

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