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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You don’t need luck or a pot o’ gold when you are wearing braces from Yazji Orthodontics!

 

St. Patrick’s Day means it’s time for traditional Irish dishes, Irish-American favorites, and lots of green food coloring. But if you’re straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment in South Florida, you may be looking for the best St. Patrick’s Day recipes for someone with braces this year.

 

Quick Facts about St. Patrick’s Day

  • Saint Patrick – the foremost patron saint of Ireland, who is thought to have lived during the 5th century AD, and is said to have brought Christianity to the Emerald Isle
  • March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated every year on this date
  • The Shamrock – also known as the three-leaf clover, symbolizes Ireland and St. Patrick’s Day
  • Green – is ...

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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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Does Smiling Make You More Desirable?

Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics believes that your smile is the gateway to your personality. That is why their team thinks of themselves as the  Smile Specialists! They help you to shine your best smile, every time! They know that smiling definitely makes you more desirable and the benefits of smiling go way beyond projecting happiness and confidence. Smiling is the brain’s way of communicating to your body that you feel good. Smiling is directly relatable to happiness. Happiness releases endorphins that make you feel good, and feeling good makes you smile.
 

Some parents worry that their children don’t have enough friends or spend too much time in front of ...

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February is the Month for Your Child’s Dental Needs!

 

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? The American Dental Association established this campaign to promote healthy dental habits to children across the country. From the time your child’s first tooth emerges, promoting healthy oral care is very important. Teaching children to brush and floss is a habit that should be taught from an early age.

 

Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics understands the importance of healthy dental habits, however, she also understands that sometimes even the healthiest of habits can’t fix everything. Sometimes, medical intervention is needed even you’re your child is still growing. Luckily, Yazji Orthodontics offers a few different services depending on your wants and ...

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Best Orthodontist for Adults Near Miami Financial District

 

 

How straight is your smile? Maybe you had braces as a teenager and diligently wore your retainer, keeping your teeth in perfect alignment. Maybe you naturally had straight teeth and never needed orthodontic treatment. Or maybe you didn’t get orthodontic treatment when you were younger and you still have crooked teeth or gaps in your smile.  You’re not alone – many adults in Miami have imperfect smiles, whether their teeth have shifted since they first had braces or they never had braces to correct their smiles at all. But you don’t have to settle for a smile you’re not happy with. You can fix your smile in Miami with ...

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Get Early Orthodontic Treatment for Your Child in North Miami Beach

How early can a child get braces? If you are wondering about early orthodontic treatment for one or more of your children in North Miami Beach, Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics has answers for you. How soon a child should get braces depends on the orthodontic work they will need. Orthodontic treatment is done to align teeth and correct crossbites, overbites, crowding, and other dental alignment problems.

 

A child may have signs of dental problems, such as:

  • Losing baby teeth early
  • Difficulty with speaking and articulation
  • Biting and chewing trouble
  • Grinding or clenching teeth

 

While children develop at different paces, there are markers of pediatric development that should be reached by certain ages. Trouble speaking may ...

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Health Benefits of a Perfect Smile

If you have bite problems or your teeth are crooked, you have probably considered braces for cosmetic reasons. But did you know that there are many health reasons to straighten your teeth, too?

If your teeth are not aligned correctly, your bite can be off, as well. Having bite problems such as an overbite or underbite can cause mouth pain and jaw pain. You also may have problems chewing or speaking, because teeth that do not fit together properly do not work as well as teeth that are properly aligned.

The health of your teeth and gums may suffer, as well. When your ...

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