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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Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Bruxism in Southwest Ranches with Oral Appliance Therapy

If you are finding it hard to get a good night’s sleep, you may have untreated obstructive sleep apnea. If you are waking up with jaw pain, headaches, and other referred pain, or if you’ve noticed that your molars are worn down, you may have sleep bruxism. If left untreated, these conditions can lead to serious health problems. But there is a solution that’s easy and effective for patients – an OAT device. The first step in treating sleep apnea and bruxism with an OAT device in Southwest Ranches is to see Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics for an OAT Treatment evaluation.

Why should you try OAT Treatment? Oral Appliance Therapy ...

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The True Magic of Hidden Braces

The decision for adults considering orthodontic braces often boils down to how a person would feel about their appearance while wearing braces. Is it possible to strike a balance and achieve a new healthier smile with the aligned teeth you’ve been dreaming about?  The Center for Excellence” Incognito braces provider serving Coral Springs, Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, most definitely provides the solution!

One of the more discreet treatment options available for orthodontic patients today is Incognito Lingual Braces.  Premier orthodontist, Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, serving patients in the Coral Springs, offers lingual braces to patients ranging in age from teens to senior citizens. The word lingual refers to the ...

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep in Davie with an OAT Device

Loud snoring, constant waking through the night, grinding your teeth, and clenching your jaw can disrupt your sleep and leave you feeling tired and achy throughout the day. You may be used to it by now. If all of this has become part of your sleep routine in Davie, it doesn’t have to be! You may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea and/or bruxism – treatable conditions that can be corrected with an OAT Treatment device from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.

What is obstructive sleep apnea?

This common disorder causes a person to stop breathing very briefly, often many times throughout the night. A person’s breathing stops (apnea) due to a ...

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Straighten Your Teeth in Miami Beach with Invisalign

Is your smile bothering you? Are crowded teeth and gaps in your grin making you want to smile less in Miami Beach? Crooked teeth and other orthodontic issues are a commonly claimed reason people are unhappy with their smiles – but you can straighten your teeth and get a great smile with help from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.

Crowded teeth can cause more than unhappiness with your smile – they can hurt your overall dental health. Crooked, overlapping teeth can be harder to clean completely, leading to tooth decay and gum disease. Misaligned teeth put added pressure on surrounding teeth, which can cause tooth grinding, excessive wear, and TMJ issues. ...

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WildSmiles Braces Make Orthodontic Treatment Fun and Fashionable for Bal Harbour Patients

What do you picture when you think of braces? You probably envision a mouth full of silver metal, right? That’s likely what your child pictures too – and for a child who needs braces earlier than their peers do, or for an image-conscious teen, that may not be too appealing. Children and adolescents in Bal Harbour who get braces can often feel nervous about what to expect and worry about how their braces will make them look.

Braces from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics have many benefits for patients in Bal Harbour and can improve both the look and function of your child’s teeth. Braces are worn for approximately two years ...

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Do DIY Braces Work?

If you have a smile that you’re not happy with, you may be wondering how to straighten your teeth. You may have heard of DIY braces and are wondering if they work. They don’t! At least not in the way you’ll want them to work. DIY braces – when a small rubber band is placed around teeth to align teeth and close gaps in the smile – it may in fact cause some of your teeth to move, but the results may not be pretty. DIY braces can have seriously negative long-term effects, including damaged or misaligned teeth, infections, and tooth loss. Don’t risk irreparably damaging your teeth with a ...

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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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