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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How to Instill Good Oral Hygiene Habits in Children

 

Our children are our most prized and precious assets and what we teach them and what they learn will affect them for the rest of their lives. Good oral hygiene is just as important as taking a bath and taking pride in the cleanliness of your body. The way our teeth look is a visual confirmation of the respect and care we have for our overall health.

The most people get check-ups from their dentist as well as their doctor because they know how important it is to have good oral health. You can look at a child’s teeth and tell that their parents have instilled in them self-respect due to ...

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We’re celebrating National Children's Dental Health Month with WildSmiles Braces for Kids in Weston!

 

It’s that time of the year again in Weston, Florida when we joyfully celebrate those big smiles at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, where kids are smiling all the way to the mirror!

It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month which is a good reminder about the importance of scheduling your child for an orthodontic appointment by age 7 or sooner. It’s possible that your child’s smile may be affecting their everyday life and you may not be aware of it!  When our body image is negatively affected by the way we look or smile or speak, it can really seem overwhelming and hurtful. National Children’s Dental Health Month lays focus on our children’s ...

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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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Your Child and Their Healthy Smile!

 

 

How do we help children build a healthy smile?  Children take their smiles for granted and for many, teeth brushing is a chore that parents and guardians force on them. Still, we know, as guardians of their health, that good dental hygiene in childhood means that they can have healthy teeth and gums when they become adults. Neglecting dental health impacts more than just your child’s teeth and smile, it effects their entire well-being as well as your family.

 

 

There are some things we can do to help interest our children in taking care of their smile/dental health:

  1. Family Time. Make brushing and flossing a positive experience (Brush and Floss together)
  2. Excite ...

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