Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS
A Great Dentist

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.

Traditional Braces Vs. Invisalign

Invisalign Braces in Miami

Invisalign is a great option for many patients today, but traditional braces are still the best choice for many people with specific conditions. When you make the choice to correct the alignment of your smile, you want to make sure that you get the best treatment to fit your unique needs. Working with an experienced dentist is the best way to ensure that you find the right plan to ensure that you get the best results. 

Traditional Braces 

Traditional braces align your teeth with a process of attaching brackets to each tooth, and using a wire that runs from each bracket. This process creates a light pressure to correct your smile. In cases where there are severe bite issues or alignment issues, braces is often a better choice. While these are not the most aesthetically pleasing treatment option, there's a lot of options available today to make traditional braces easier and better looking throughout your treatment. Invisalign cannot always treat severe cases, while traditional braces can be used to fix even the worst cases. 


On the other hand, for less complicated cases of misalignment, Invisalign is a great option. Invisalign works by creating custom clear alignment trays that the patient wears for the majority of the time, and the patient will change trays through the alignment process. Here's some of the benefits of Invisalign: 

  • Aesthetically pleasing: Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign is clear and barely noticeable while in place. 
  • No eating restrictions: Since this treatment option is removable, you can actually remove the trays will eating. 
  • Cleaning: Again, you can remove the trays to keep your teeth and the trays themselves very clean, easily. 

This treatment option is very effective, and because of the easier and lower-maintenance process, many patients choose Invisalign over traditional options. Your dentist will be able to evaluate your smile and determine if you are a good candidate for this option!

Invisalign Miami FL

Let our team of experts help you through the process of choosing the best treatment plan for your needs. If you have any questions, or if you'd like to schedule a consultation, give us a call today for more information!

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