Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS
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Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics

Welcome to Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics! Dr. Maria Yazji has 22 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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Does Your Child Need Early Orthodontic Treatment in Coral Springs?

 

If you wore braces, do you remember how old you were when you got them? While many people get braces as preteens, teens, and even as adults, there are significant benefits to early orthodontic treatment. Treating tooth and bite problems early can help your child get a better-looking smile and more functional teeth sooner rather that later in Coral Springs.

 

As soon as you notice anything that looks like it can be a problem for your child’s jaw and dental development, you should schedule an evaluation with an orthodontist, according to the American Association of Orthodontics. By having your child’s teeth and bite evaluated once they have some of ...

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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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Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea Harming Your Health?

How well do you sleep every night? If you’re getting enough restful sleep in Brickell, it will reflect in your physical health and mental clarity. If you’re not getting enough sleep, or the hours you do get aren’t deep REM sleep, you might not feel so great. There are a lot of things that can keep you from getting enough hours of sleep per night, but there is something specific that can interfere with your sleep quality: obstructive sleep apnea.

 

Apnea is a medical term that describes your rate of breathing, and means ‘without breath’ or ‘no breathing.’ And that’s what happens with Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – you stop breathing ...

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Is It More Than Just Snoring? How Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Be Disturbing Your Rest in Weston, FL

 

Have you been told that you snore loudly at night? Are you experiencing daytime drowsiness other changes in your health and mood? These bothersome signs and symptoms may be related to a common condition called obstructive sleep apnea. This condition occurs when the tissue in your throat blocks your airway, often when you’re lying down. When your airway is blocked, your breathing temporarily ceases and you’ll wake gasping for breath. Many sleep apnea patients are unaware they have this condition, because – though they make wake many times throughout the night, each night – they usually aren’t aware that they’ve momentarily stopped breathing and they don’t remember waking up in ...

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The Braces No-One Can See – Incognito Lingual Braces in Key Biscayne

 

What if you could wear braces on all of your teeth, without looking like you’re wearing braces? Sounds impossible, right? It is possible to straighten your teeth with braces that can’t be seen in Key Biscayne when you have Incognito Lingual braces from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.

 

How do incognito braces work? Like regular braces, they use brackets and wires to gradually straighten your teeth and correct bite issues. But Incognito lingual braces are used on the other side of your teeth. Incognito braces from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics are affixed to the back side of each of your teeth, so they won’t be visible when you speak or ...

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The Best Things You Can Do for Your Smile

 

Your smile is unlike anyone else’s and stays with you throughout your life. From childhood through old age, there are things you can do to keep your teeth looking and functioning their best. At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, we like to remind our South Florida patients of all ages of things they can do to get and keep a healthy smile.

 

No matter what your age is, good dental hygiene is a must. Sticking to a brushing and flossing schedule keeps your teeth clean, free of plaque and tartar, and reduces your chances of developing tooth decay and gum disease. When you clean your teeth, you should:

  • Brush two times a ...

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What are Incognito Lingual Braces and are they right for you?

If you are looking for a way to straighten your teeth in South Florida, you may have found a lot of treatment options. While each type of orthodontic treatment has its benefits, all of the braces and aligners you can get will be visible when you’re wearing them – except for one option: Incognito lingual braces. Incognito lingual braces from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics let you fix your teeth without the usual look of braces.

 

Lingual braces work like traditional braces, but the brackets and wires are places on the back of your teeth. You won’t look like you have braces – only you and your orthodontist will know you ...

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