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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Discover why Invisalign Teen Braces are an Ideal Option for Your Teenager!

It’s time for your teenager to get braces and your family has a lot of decisions to make!  An ideal choice for teenagers today is Invisalign Teen, a truly clear alternative to the traditional metal brackets and wires that you customarily think of with teenagers.  Invisalign orthodontic treatment is transforming smiles through pioneering research. The cutting edge and innovative technology of Invisalign Teen Braces, the world’s leading clear aligner, is soaring in popularity among teenagers!

Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, an Invisalign Super Elite Preferred Provider, has been serving Pembroke Pines’ families and South Florida communities for over 20 years.  Dr. Yazji is highly trained and qualified to plan and ...

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Cooper City Parents Can Eliminate the Anguish and Stress of Teenage Braces

As a parent, your teen’s anguish over their crooked teeth presents a daunting problem.  How do you decide which orthodontist to use, what type of braces to consider, and can you afford them?  Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics has been serving families in Cooper City for over 20 years!  Look no further for the answers to ALL your questions and concerns!

Cooper City’s foremost orthodontist, Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, understands teenagers and their need to feel good about their smile. A great smile builds their self-esteem and makes it easier to relax when they’re around their friends! At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, our dedicated team is quite accustomed to ...

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Incognito Lingual Braces are Simply “Out of Sight” in Miramar!

A highly trained magician can fulfill perfected card tricks and you’ll never see how the trick is accomplished!  The magician leaves his or her audience literally shaking their heads in disbelief!  Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, and her dedicated team, doesn’t need magic but sure leaves her patients, both teens and adults, utterly speechless with perfected smiles through a completely undetectable orthodontic treatment! 

Welcome to Incognito Lingual Braces from 3M, a truly innovative approach to orthodontic treatment that hides your braces and shows off your smile! If you need braces, the custom-made Incognito System could be a great fit for you. If you can be treated with conventional braces, it is ...

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Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) for Sleep Apnea in Lauderhill

If you are trying to get the recommend 6-8 hours of sleep each night and yet don not feel refreshed in the morning upon awakening, you may be experiencing Obstructive Sleep Apnea or snoring.  Residents in Lauderhill are discovering relief from Obstructive Sleep Apnea with  Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT), a removable oral appliance worn during sleep, much like a mouthguard or dental retainer for their restful night’s sleep. OAT appliances are approved by the FDA for the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  The appliances are typically worn during sleep and function by holding the jaw in a forward position or holding the tongue to prevent blocking the ...

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Should you try DIY Braces?

If you want to reduce gaps between your teeth, straighten crooked teeth, and get a perfect smile, you may have looked up DIY braces online. How do DIY Braces work? DIY braces are a recent trend where people try to correct their teeth using small rubber bands. Attempting to straighten your teeth this way, though, is not safe, not precise, and just too risky.

Are DIY braces safe? DIY braces can cause teeth to be moved too quickly, and imprecisely. Or they may not be effective enough and cause teeth to move too slowly. Either possibility can damage your teeth. Moving teeth too quickly can even cause permanent damage to the ...

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How Do You Decide on the Right Orthodontist?

Your smile needs a makeover!  You’ve given a lot of thought to the idea of braces and the time to make a decision is now - NO more procrastination!  “Every day spent procrastinating is another day spent worrying about that thing! Do it now, and move on with your life!” 

Decision time!  Driving through town, you pass quite a number of orthodontic offices.  And searching the web, you’ve learned that there are now a wide variety of new and innovative orthodontic treatments available.  The braces you knew as a teenager are just one of many choices on the market.  So the dilemma is two-fold - how do you decide on which ...

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DIY Braces are an Unsafe Trend

Some teens and adults who are unhappy with their smiles have been resorting to a trend known as DIY braces. What are DIY braces? Do-it-yourself braces involve the use of rubber bands to attempt to close gaps between teeth and fix crooked teeth. You may be wondering: do DIY braces work? While some people on YouTube and social media may claim to have fixed their orthodontic problems with rubber hair ties, DIY braces are actually known to be ineffective and potentially dangerous.

They make look easy, but DIY braces can cause:

  • Damaged teeth
  • Infection
  • Tooth Loss

Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics provides a better way for you to fix your teeth and get a great, ...

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