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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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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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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When is it Time for Braces? -- Treating Orthodontic Issues Early in Davie

A mom in Davie is visiting her family dentist for her seven-year old daughter’s check-up. Though her daughter is young, it’s becoming clear that she is developing quite an overbite. Her daughter still has many of her baby teeth, though, and the mom isn’t sure if her daughter’s permanent teeth will be crooked. The mom in Davie tells the dentist that she and her husband both had braces, and she thinks their daughter will need them one day too. “When will I know if it’s time for braces?” the mom asks the dentist. The dentist explains that although children don’t usually wear braces until they’re older, there is something she ...

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Weston Early Orthodontic Treatment: Bright Smiles for a Bright Future

There is a common misconception in today’s society that children do not need to begin their orthodontic consultations until high school, and that simply is not the case! Here at Dr. Yazji Orthodontics we recognize how getting a jumpstart on early orthodontic treatment can benefit children in the long run. Every child deserves a smile they can be proud of and be able to burst with confidence. To best prepare your child for a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime, early dental monitoring is key.

 

There is an ideal window of time for early orthodontic planning to take place for children who are in the transitional stages between their baby ...

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