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.


¿Deben ponerse frenillos en dientes de leche?

Muchas veces, los padres no tienen en cuenta el cuidado de los dientes de sus hijos porque piensan que los dientes pueden mejorar a medida que sus hijos crecen. Es un hecho que no todos los adultos conocen la importancia de la atención dental, especialmente a una edad más temprana. Algunos pueden pensar que el cuidado dental no es tan serio como otros problemas médicos porque no lo encuentran amenazante y creen que las herramientas dentales pueden resolverlo rápidamente en el futuro.

¿Pueden los niños de hasta siete años usar aparatos ortopédicos?

La respuesta a eso es un gran "sí". Darle un tratamiento de ortodoncia temprano a un niño realmente puede ...

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Should Braces Be Put On Baby Teeth?

Boy with braces

Should Braces Be Put On Baby Teeth?

Often times, parents’ disregard caring for their children’s teeth just because they think that teeth can still adjust as their kids grow older. It is a sad fact that not all adults know the importance of dental care, especially at a younger age. Some might not think of dental care to be as serious as other medical issues because they do not find it threatening and believe it can be quickly resolved by dental tools in the future. 

Can kids as young as seven use braces

The answer to that is a big “yes.” Giving a child early orthodontic treatment can really save him ...

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¿Tu hijo necesita un tratamiento temprano de ortodoncia en Coral Springs?

Tratamiento temprano de ortodoncia

Si tú usaste frenillos, ¿recuerdas qué edad tenías cuando te los pusieron? Si bien muchas personas se ponen frenillos cuando son preadolescentes, adolescentes e incluso cuando son adultas, el tratamiento temprano de ortodoncia tiene beneficios muy significativos. Si tu hijo tiene problemas en los dientes y en la mordida, un tratamiento temprano de ortodoncia puede ayudarlo a obtener una sonrisa más atractiva y dientes más funcionales lo antes posible en Coral Springs.

En cuanto notes que algo puede ser un problema para el desarrollo dental y de la mandíbula de tu hijo, según la Asociación Americana de Ortodoncia debes programar una evaluación con un ...

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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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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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