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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What Can Happen to Your Teeth Without Proper Oral Care

 

At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, we encourage our South Florida patients to practice good oral hygiene. Not only does regular brushing and flossing keep teeth looking good, it keeps them healthy and strong too. Without proper oral care, you may face tooth and gum issues and lack confidence in your smile. Let’s take a look at a few common issues that can occur without dental care, and how you can prevent them.

 

Dental problem #1: Dental caries, also known as cavities

Caused by: Cavities can be caused by plaque buildup on your teeth, which contains bacteria that breaks down tooth enamel. Residue from sugary and starchy foods often give bacteria something ...

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Dental Care Tips for Every Stage of Life

 

At different times in your life, you may need specific dental treatment or may have specific dental concerns. At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, we help South Florida patients of all ages get their best smiles. Aside from regular dental hygiene recommended for everyone by the ADA -- brushing twice a day for two minutes a time and cleaning between teeth once a day -- let’s look at some other times you may need to take extra measures to keep your smile healthy and looking its best.

 

If you play a sport in school, for fun or professionally, your teeth may be at risk. Contact sports can cause damage to your ...

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea and How Do You Treat It?

A man in Miami is visiting his doctor. He has been experiencing some bothersome symptoms: tiredness during the day, lack of restful sleep, irritability, and – he tells the doctor – his wife says he wakes up gasping for breath every night. He doesn’t remember doing this each night, but knows better than to argue with his wife about it She wanted him to see the doctor, so he’s here, he says.

 

The doctor tells him that it’s a good thing he came in – they’ll do some tests, but it sounds like he may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. The man has never heard of it and asks if ...

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How to Make Getting Braces Fun for Kids in Weston, Florida

When it comes to the health and wellness of your kids, you know best. Taking care of your family’s dental health is a part of this, and that includes getting orthodontic treatment for your child in Weston if they need it. Braces are used to correct dental alignment issues and bite problems, and improve the look and function of teeth. There are many lifelong benefits to a straight, healthy smile, and correcting your child’s teeth early on is an investment in their future health, appearance, and self-esteem.

 

Parents in South Florida know that getting braces is often a good idea. Kids and pre-teens, however, are sometimes less excited about the ...

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How to Get a Healthier Smile in Miami

How healthy is your smile? If your teeth are bothering you, you’re not alone. People of all ages in South Florida have dental problems at one time or another. Whether your smile issues are cosmetic – like stained, yellowed teeth, or functional – like a misaligned bite or crooked teeth, you can do something about it. Healthy teeth make a healthy smile. When your teeth are at their best, your smile will look great.

 

If you want to improve your dental health in Miami, there are a few things you can do. First, make sure that your teeth are clean and free of plaque buildup by following a good oral care ...

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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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