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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Are You Doing These Three Things to Improve the Health of Your Teeth?

 

What do your teeth say about your health? Dental health can be a reflection of overall health, and some common tooth and gum problems can contribute to other issues throughout your body. A healthy mouth can help you prevent infection, inflammation, and more – but are you doing all you can for the health of your teeth and gums? Let’s look at three things you should be doing if you want a healthier smile in South Florida.

 

  1. Maintain a good oral hygiene regimen. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing two times a day, and using dental care products that have the ADA Seal of Acceptance. You should brush your teeth ...

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What Are Customized Braces and Do You Need Them

A mother in Weston is looking into making an orthodontic consultation for her son. She had needed braces as a kid, and could see that her son would need them too. As she looked up information about getting braces online, she could see that there are many more options for getting straight teeth than there were in her day. She remembers the large brackets and ‘metal-mouth’ look of her braces. She remembers many visits to the orthodontist for adjustments, and she recalls how uncomfortable her old braces could be. But orthodontic treatment has come a long way, and she sees that there are some new options for getting her son ...

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Oral Care Plus Customized Braces Equals A Healthy Smile

Everyone wants a great smile. And if you asked most people, they’d tell you that straight, white teeth are what you need for a beautiful smile. If you asked dentists, though, they would add that the function and overall health of your teeth are also very important for a great smile. Some people are born with naturally straight teeth, and some people go their whole lives without a single dental cavity. Most of us, however, need a little help when it comes to getting our best smile. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to get a great straight smile and keep your teeth healthy.

First, lets take ...

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Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month with these tips for keeping your smile healthy and bright

 

October may be recognized as National Dental Hygiene Month, but dental hygiene should be recognized and practiced daily to maintain healthy gums and teeth, fresh breath and a beautiful smile.

Many serious teeth problems can be prevented by following simple but consistent oral hygiene.  Here are a few tips for keeping your smile healthy and bright:

  • Brush your teeth twice daily using a toothpaste that contains fluoride.
  • Use dental floss every day to clean between your teeth where toothbrushes can’t reach
  • Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid sugar-laden foods and beverages.
  • Quit smoking and stay away from tobacco products like chewing tobacco which can wreak havoc on your gums.
  • Visit a dentist every six months for ...

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Test Your Dental Hygiene Knowledge

October is National Dental Hygiene month, and before the month is over, take some time to brush up on dental care tips and techniques. Maintaining good dental hygiene in Miami can keep up the health of your teeth, mouth, and contribute to better overall health. Practicing a good oral care routine can help you avoid invasive fillings and root canals, and can prevent the need for extensive dental work like crowns, and bridges in the future. 

Brushing your teeth is one of those things you do every morning before leaving for school or work, and you’re probably in a hurry when doing so. A lifetime of brushing may have made you ...

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What Halloween Candy Can Mean for Your Teeth If You Wear Braces

 

October means pumpkins, costumes, and bags of candy for kids and parents getting ready for Halloween. But it’s also an important month for something else – your teeth. October is National Dental Hygiene month, and the perfect time to make sure you are doing all you can to ensure your teeth and gums are taken care of.

 

Maintaining the health of your teeth and gums is important. Clean, healthy teeth look great, of course, but good dental health also correlates to good overall health. Decay, inflammation, infections, and abscesses in your mouth can wreak havoc on your system, and cause pain, tooth loss, and more. To keep your teeth healthy, the ...

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The Revolutionary New Insignia Advanced Smile Design

Everyone deserves to have a smile they can be proud of. However, many people today do not know about the many options available for them in order to obtain their perfect smile. At Yazji Orthodontics, we strive to provide cutting-edge treatments to determine the best fitting treatment plan for our patients.

Today, we provide teeth straightening treatments that go beyond traditional metal braces. The Insignia Advanced Smile Design system is a revolutionary method that incorporates digital technology into the treatment plan in order to provide a beautiful smile in a more efficient manner.

Why Choose the Insignia Advanced Smile Design System?

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