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.

Affordable Treatment for Sleep Apnea in 33065

 

Are you an excessively loud snorer? Do you wake up in the mornings inexplicably tired and already low on precious energy? Does your partner tell you that they are worried about you because eventually, after every whispered "Goodnight," you silently stop breathing during sleep? If so, you might just be suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, otherwise known as OSA.

OSA is a potentially serious medical condition and sleep disorder that is marked by a temporary stop in one’s breathing during sleep. It is caused by a range of possible issues.  The most common factor that contributes to sleep apnea is excess weight/obesity, which in turn leads to excess soft tissue of the mouth/throat area. When these areas become relaxed during sleep, they effectively droop downwards and can cause airway blockages. This explains the freight train that crosses through your bedroom multiple times each night. And no, it’s not the Hogwarts Express – it’s you!

Other signs and symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea include gasping during sleep, daytime sleepiness, shortness of breath, lack of concentration, insomnia, etc. The list goes on…

According to the National Institutes of Health, Obstructive Sleep Apnea typically affects “2% to 4% of middle-aged working adults in the general population.” 

While all of this may seem rather scary and overwhelming, not to worry because you’re in luck! If you’ve received an OSA diagnosis, Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS of Yazji Orthodontics near Coral Springs (33065) can help! Our team includes a Board-certified Orthodontist and together, we specialize in Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

It’s important to note that the severity of one’s condition determines the order of treatment methods attempted. Typical options include CPAP (Continuous Positive Air Pressure) machines, but some people find them bulky, uncomfortable, noisy, etc. Alternatively, Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) for mild to moderate OSA can help! Professional impressions of one’s teeth are taken and used to manufacture a custom-fit, OAT final product and treatment plan that is comfortable, easy to keep up with, and that provides much-needed relief. As an easy-to-follow alternative to CPAP, OAT treatment is the way to go!

If properly treated and managed, the prognosis for those with OSA is reassuringly very good.

If you’re asking yourself why you should seek treatment, the answers are simple – uninterrupted sleep is incredibly important. Sleep allows the body to do what it can’t do during the hours we’re awake – it gives the body the time, energy, and space to heal and repair itself from the day.

Not only is a constant flow of oxygen to the brain and the rest of the body important for survival, it’s important for basic healthy living.

Give yourself the care you deserve and seek Oral Appliance Therapy treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics. Our office locations near Coral Springs (33065) include Weston, Miami, and Brickell. Our office hours for all locations are:

  • Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 6 PM
  • Fridays,  9 AM – 5 PM
  • Saturdays, by appointment

We offer the flexibility to best work around your busy schedule.

Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics  is here to serve Coral Springs – please do not hesitate to reach out to us at (954) 217 – 3737 for help with sleep apnea in 33065. Your quality of sleep, overall health, and quality of life may just depend on it.

 

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