Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS
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Dr. Maria Yazji, Orthodontist

Welcome to Contemporary Orthodontics! Dr. Maria Yazji has more than 23 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.

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month: 10 Tips for a Healthier Smile

 

Well, February is here again, and it is National Dental Health Month sponsored by the ADA, American Dental Association. While we should all concern ourselves with our oral health each and every month, February is the month that we take a closer look at our children’s healthy gums and teeth. Naturally, we all want our children to have a bright and beautiful smile with straight and healthy white teeth. You may think that your family, friends and business associate’s children were born with that killer smile and those spectacular teeth, but they’ve most likely gone to see an experienced orthodontist like Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics. You can always tell ...

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Early Orthodontic Treatment in Plantation

 

Happy National Children's Dental Health Month! Here in Plantation, Florida, we are delivering big, healthy smiles because we know that Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics is here to help our smiles shine!

There are still a few uninformed people out there who don’t understand the importance of early Orthodontic treatment and why it is so urgent to make sure their children are seen by an experienced orthodontist by age 7. Many young people have overcrowded or crooked teeth or teeth that don’t align properly when they bite, and this could cause the jaws to become strained, damaged and painful. This produces even more problems for already problematic teeth, and when left ...

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Stop Guessing if Your Child Needs Braces

 

Are you wondering if your child will need braces? Braces are a big commitment for families. They will be front and center for every monumental moment for your child while they are going through treatment. They will be in every picture and at every family event. Braces are an obvious dental treatment that you can’t hide. From six months to two years, it is understandable that you want to prepare for your child’s future dental needs.

 

Dr. Maria Yazji understands that being prepared for braces and the financial obligations is very important to families. She also understands that not every child wants the same thing when it comes to braces. ...

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Don’t Let Dental Problems Affect Your Child’s Eating, Sleeping, and School Focus

 

 

 

Her teacher noticed it first. A third-grader in Miami didn’t seem to be eating much at lunch. She only nibbled at her crackers at snack-time. She seemed tired during class and stopped raising her hand with the right answers during her favorite subject. What was wrong? When the teacher spoke to her about it, the girl said that her teeth were bothering her. They made it hard to chew, and the uncomfortable crowding of her teeth and the jaw pain from an uneven bite meant she couldn’t sleep so well either.  

 

Her mom decided to fix it. The girl’s teeth needed attention from an experienced family orthodontist in Miami. ...

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Learn About the Importance of a Healthy Smile at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics in Weston, Florida

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Now is the perfect time to go over dental care tips with your child and set up a good dental hygiene routine for the rest of the year. You and your child can learn about the importance of a healthy smile, courtesy of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.

 

Helping your child keep their teeth, gums, and mouth healthy is always a good idea, and proper dental care has lifelong health benefits. Good dental hygiene habits that are learned in childhood can stay with your child throughout their life. So, let’s take a look at some dental health dos and don’ts that you can go ...

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Cooper City’s Most Valued Orthodontist

The milestones for a child regarding their dental growth goes through several stages.  As most children’s first permanent molars (also known as adult teeth) emerge around age six, they begin to lose their primary or “baby” teeth.  Your child’s jaw is still developing and an early orthodontic assessment can lay the groundwork for their oral health in the years ahead. Orthodontic treatment in young children is known as interceptive orthodontics at the early age of 6 or 7. Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, Cooper City’s foremost orthodontist, has been providing early intervention and screening for children for over 22 years in the South Florida area. 

At the age of either kindergarten ...

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Early Orthodontic Treatment is Paramount to a Child’s Oral Health

Maintaining the health of your child is one of the most important responsibilities as a parent. Your child’s health and happiness is paramount to their overall well-being.  Encouraging healthy eating and fitness, making sure your child gets enough sleep, limiting their sugar intake and providing regular checkups and immunizations at the pediatrician’s office are central to their care. An additional aspect to a child’s health is their oral health, including both dental and orthodontic care.  Regular dental exams and cleanings are essential for the maintenance of healthy teeth.  Orthodontic care is also central to ensuring your child’s future oral health.

Orthodontic care in young children is known as interceptive orthodontics and ...

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