When I moved to Miami to attend UM two years ago, I wasn’t sure of what I would be getting into. I had predicted that my relocation from a small midwestern town to a vibrant and bustling city would take some getting used to. What I hadn’t imagined was how quickly I would fall in love with Miami. The art, the music, the international flavors, the beaches, the fashion, the welcoming people, and of course the magical sunrises and sunsets. The vibe in Miami is like no place else on earth and I was all about it!
I quickly settled into my new life as a university student (Go Canes!) and resident of Miami. Being able to study for exams in December from the comfort of a beach chair was nothing short of spectacular. Everything I needed in terms of shopping, restaurants, doctors, and other services was within close proximity to the off-campus apartment I was renting with two other UM students, Anna and Karen.
As I was nearing the end of my sophomore year, it was time to begin the search for internships and focus on my career path. I began fine-tuning my resume and preparing for job interviews. It was time to ditch my college sweatshirt and baseball cap and get my professional style together. My roommate, Anna, who is as stylish as they come, helped me select the basics I would need to look career-ready. We spent the day shopping (and eating!) on Brickell Avenue and had a wonderful time finding me a new wardrobe.
When the day came for my first interview, I stood in front of the mirror admiring my new and sophisticated look. However, there was one thing that I was not feeling confident about – my smile. My bottom teeth had always been crooked, although I had gotten proficient at hiding them when I smiled. What I couldn’t conceal was my overbite and the gap between my front teeth. When I was younger, I was told my gapped-tooth smile was “cute”. But there I was, dressed to impress and looking ready to take on the business world, yet my teeth made me look and feel like a young schoolgirl. It was definitely not the look I was going for!
After sharing my concerns with my two roommates, both of them chimed in at the same time, “Dr. Maria Yazji!” they both shrieked. “Who?” Did I question? Well, it turned out that my roommates (and pseudo style consultants) both had the kind of perfect smiles you see in fashion magazines, and both had been Invisalign patients of Dr. Maria Yazji. They told me that Dr. Yazji had offices in the Brickell Downtown area of Miami, West Miami, and in Weston where Karen was originally from. Without hesitation, they pulled up Dr. Yazji’s website on my laptop. They insisted I call Dr. Yazji right away for what they referred to as a free “smile consultation”. I told them I always knew I needed braces but the thought of all that metal in my mouth kept me from making an appointment. “What planet have you been living on?” quipped Anna. “Have you not heard about clear Invisalign aligners?” Karen added. “Do you think we were born with teeth like this? I was a full-out snaggletooth growing up – for real!!! Dr. Yazji fixed my smile with Invisalign! Back in high school, every kid in Weston went to her for braces.” she said. “She’s the best of the best!”.
Anna went on to tell me that Dr. Yazji was named an Invisalign Super Elite Premier Provider, placing her in the top 1% of Invisalign doctors in North America. As a Super Elite Preferred Provider, Dr. Yazji is a member of an exclusive group of Invisalign practitioners in the U.S. and Canada that have met the stringent Invisalign clinical education requirements and experience levels. My roommates assured me that I’d be in really good hands at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics. They also informed me that as one of Dr. Yazji’s Invisalign patients, I would be given access to a phone app called Anywhere Orthodontics that would let me scan images of my smile from my phone and send them to Dr. Yazji for feedback if I had some kind of concern. These are called “remote appointments” and would mean fewer visits to the orthodontist’s office. That was really important to me as a college student because I was taking a full load of classes and I was involved in several school clubs. My tight schedule left me very little free time for frequent appointments. I was lucky if I found time to sleep! When I did have to visit Dr. Yazji for my regular appointments, her office in Brickell was conveniently located just a few minutes from campus. My roommates told me that Dr. Yazji’s Miami offices are a college hotspot because so many students from FIU and UM go there for their Invisalign treatment. Anna likes to tell everyone how she met her boyfriend in the reception area while waiting for her appointment with Dr. Yazji. “Who needs Miami nightclubs to meet hot college guys when Dr. Yazji’s office is so close to campus!” She likes to say.
After hearing so many great things about Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, my next step was to convince my parents of why Invisalign clear aligners from Dr. Yazji would be a good thing for me. Here is my list of Invisalign treatment benefits that I sent to them:
With so many convincing benefits of Invisalign treatment, my parents were on board with me getting my teeth straightened at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics. I immediately made an appointment for my Smile Assessment and in no time had received my first set of clear aligners. My Invisalign aligners were custom fit using high tech scanners at Dr. Yazji’s office. They fit great and were comfortable to wear. Because they were clear, I hardly noticed that I was wearing them. I wore them all day and night except when I was eating or brushing. It was a relief knowing that I could still enjoy all the delicious food in Miami without having to worry about metal brackets and such. I just removed my Invisalign aligners whenever I ate. How great is that?
Now that I have graduated and landed my dream job in Miami, I can’t help but recognize how very grateful I am to the entire team at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics and to my parents for giving me a smile that is better than I had ever imagined. Invisalign treatment was truly one of the best decisions I have ever made – next to agree to a date with Tyler, who I met in Dr. Yazji’s reception area.
Maybe your friends have them. Maybe you’ve seen commercials for them on TV or online. Maybe you’ve seen the stunning smiles they create. Whichever way you’ve figured it out, you know that Invisalign® aligners can get you a smile you will really love.
Now that you know it, you’ve got to get your parents on board, too. If you’re a teen in South Florida who wants to straighten your teeth with Invisalign® clear aligners, there’s good news: Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics is here to help you – and your parents – throughout your orthodontic treatment.
At the South Florida offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, you can get a straight smile with Invisalign® treatment for teens. Here are 5 good reasons to talk to your parents about the benefits of these popular clear aligners:
Your smile matters to you, which is why it matters to us, too. At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, we can answer all the questions you and your parents may have about getting Invisalign® clear aligners. Set up an Anywhere Orthodontics appointment with Dr. Maria Yazji, or contact us for more information on Invisalign® treatment. Hablamos Español. Get your best smile with clear Invisalign® aligners from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.
Exercising regularly, eating a balanced diet, drinking enough water – all these things benefit your health and well-being. Spending time with family and friends and doing the things you love can keep you feeling good, too. But, did you know that your smile can play a part in your health and wellness, too? It’s true, your smile can play an important role in your overall health and affect your self-esteem. At Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, we help our patients in South Florida get their best smiles. Let’s take a look at 8 benefits of a straight smile:
7.Better selfies, school pictures, and family photos can be taken with a new and improved smile. Feeling good about your straight smile can give you the confidence you need to smile wide in photos and let you have keepsakes you’ll love to look back at. Orthodontic treatment in Miami and South Florida from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics can help you get a straight smile that’s photo-ready.
If you need one or all of these benefits of a straight smile in your life, let us at the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics help you! Contact us today for a consultation with Dr. Yazji at our Miami, Brickell, or Weston office. See how straight teeth and a better smile from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics can benefit you.
He popped the question! With the engagement ring of her dreams sparkling on her finger, she smiled as she shared the big news with her mother and sisters. Shopping for the perfect wedding dress would come next, they joyfully anticipated as they admired her gorgeous ring. Then, picking out a venue, a cake, flowers, and finding a photographer for the perfect wedding pictures would follow. Suddenly, her smile dimmed. Wedding pictures meant lots of photos that captured their special day forever, photos of the bride and groom happy and smiling. Sadly, she just wasn’t confident or comfortable with the idea of seeing her smile forever captured in wedding pictures.
“What’s wrong?” her mother asked her, “Aren’t you excited?” “I am.” the bride-to-be answered softly, “but… it’s my teeth. I have never liked my crooked smile and I’m afraid it will be the one thing that’s not perfect for my wedding.” Her mother shook her head. “We should have gotten you braces when you were younger.” She said apologetically. “I know what you can do to improve your teeth and smile!” her sister said excitedly, “After my friend from work got engaged, she went to Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics and was fitted with clear Invisalign® aligners . Her smile was perfect – just in time for her wedding day!”
“What is Invisalign?” their mother asked. “They’re thin custom-fitted clear aligners that you wear to straighten your teeth. Everyone gets them these days.” her sister replied. “My friend absolutely loves her Invisalign results, and her orthodontic team at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics in Miami. There is even an office in Weston, too!” “That’s a really good idea!” the future bride said, “I’ll have to look into that so I can get a smile that’s as perfect as this ring.”
If you’ve dreaming of a straighter smile that’s as bright and as flawless as your engagement ring, our friendly and experienced professionals at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics are here to help you. With three office locations in West Miami, Brickell and Weston, convenient appointment hours, and affordable orthodontic treatment options, your dream smile is just a phone call away! Dr. Yazji Orthodontics welcomes patients of every age and is THE place to go to get your best smile in South Florida.
Clear Invisalign® aligners are a very popular and effective treatment option for patients who want to get a straight smile. Using advanced orthodontic technology, Dr. Yazji creates each set of aligners to fit her patients’ unique bite and to correct other common orthodontic issues, such as crowding, gaps between teeth, crossbite, overbite, and underbite. If you want your smile to look better, Invisalign® treatment at the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics may be the right choice for you.
The convenience of Invisalign® treatment is why many patients choose these clear aligners to straighten their teeth. Since Invisalign® aligners can be removed, eating, brushing, flossing, and attending special events will be easy. Anywhere Orthodontics – available to Invisalign® patients at the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji – lets patients have remote appointments with Dr. Yazji when they have questions about their treatment between their regular in-office visits. If wedding planning is keeping you busy, or your schedule just always seems to be full, Invisalign® clear aligners and Anywhere Orthodontics by Dr. Maria Yazji may be a good fit for you.
At Dr. Yazji Orthodontics, we provide affordable orthodontic treatment to patients in Miami, Weston and the surrounding South Florida area. Connect with us on Facebook, and contact us today to set up a consultation with Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS. Hablamos Español. We’re waiting to talk to you about getting a beautiful smile from the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.
Invisalign Clear Aligners: Did you know that smiling can actually help you get ahead in your professional career? There are many different reasons why this is true, but you don’t have to just take my word for it. Experts from all around the world agree; smiling will help you in your career.
Smiling just feels good. Science says that smiling can release endorphins and other mood-enhancing hormones. Those hormones can reduce your stress levels and induce pleasure. Smiling can even make you enjoy your job more!
Smiling looks good. By smiling, others will have a more positive impression of you. Psychology has found that smiling enhances others’ perceptions of your competence, likeability, and courteousness. Others will be more likely to trust you and work with you. The ability to effectively work with others is not only an attribute that an employer will look for but is also something that every successful leader should have. Getting hired or getting promoted often starts with a smile.
Smiling is contagious. It is human instinct to mirror others’ emotions. When you smile, the people around you are likely to reciprocate that emotion. People will associate you with positivity and satisfaction. Whether you work in sales or in the medical field, being someone that others feel good around is extremely important for your success in your career!
If you are insecure about your smile, it is not too late to get help. I know, committing to orthodontic treatment as a professional adult seems impossible, right? Luckily, Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics understands your hesitation. They know that your tight schedules and hectic days do not allow a lot of time for long and invasive procedures. Dr. Yazji Orthodontics provides many convenient services and office hours so that you can find a tan orthodontic treatment plan that works for you. Whether you want a quick fix or a long-lasting solution, there is a treatment option for you and your smile.
For most busy professionals who want a picture-perfect smile, a common treatment method is Invisalign clear aligners. Invisalign is a simple alternative to traditional braces. Traditional braces draw attention to your teeth while Invisalign uses clear aligners that are barely visible. Invisalign aligners can be removed when necessary, making them a great choice for job seekers going on interviews, teens posing for the yearbook or prom photos, and for cleaning and eating.
Smiling can benefit your life in so many different ways. There is no reason why you should feel the need to hide your smile. Feel good, look good, and make those around you want to work with you. If you want to get ahead professionally, start with your smile. Make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics to see how they can help you smile more. We have three conveniently located offices for our patients in West Miami, Brickell, Weston, and surrounding areas. Hablamos español
Our children are our most prized and precious assets and what we teach them and what they learn will affect them for the rest of their lives. Good oral hygiene is just as important as taking a bath and taking pride in the cleanliness of your body. The way our teeth look is a visual confirmation of the respect and care we have for our overall health.
Most people get check-ups from their dentist as well as their doctor because they know how important it is to have good oral health. You can look at a child’s teeth and tell that their parents have instilled in them self-respect due to proper self-care.
It is said that a child learns best by imitating so parents must teach their children by example. When children see that their parents care about their oral hygiene then they will care about theirs.
Here are 6 ways parents can promote good oral hygiene with their children:
It is never to early to teach your child the importance of dental health and not just telling them but showing them why it’s important. Instilling good dental health practices in your child is a practice that will see them through a lifetime of healthy gums and teeth, and it will also increase their self-esteem and self-respect. People who can smile in the mirror with pride can smile at anyone with pride. Let Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, help you to instill dental pride in your child and keep them orally healthy all the days of their lives. Their self-esteem and self-respect depend on it. You’re not in this alone, contact their Miami, Brickell, or Weston dental offices to learn more about how Dr. Yazji and her team can add value to your child’s smile!
Call today at (954) 217-3737 and make an appointment for both you and your child or visit their website for more information.
Did you know that smiling changes the look of your face? Go, look in the mirror right now and watch as your face magically changes. Your eyes sparkle, your nose crinkles, and your lips, well, they do what they do! Your smile on your face, is like a diamond on a ring and everyone wants to see the diamond, don’t they? Professional makeup artists will spend a significant amount of time on the eyes because it is said that they are the window to the soul. What you may not know is that they spend just as much time on your lips because your smile is the gateway to the heart, the main attraction!
Smiling increase your chances of people looking at your profile. People who smile look friendlier and more approachable and when people see those beautiful, straight pearly whites shining out at them it can increase their attraction to you – and this, in turn, can get you more dates.
If you are actively dating online dating or thinking of online dating, your smile should be a major consideration. Head over to your orthodontist right away to make sure your teeth are going to electrify your smile. What is the point of posting a picture if it is not showing off your dazzling smile? Some research suggests that smiling actually has its own attraction therapy that can draw people to you.
Some people choose to look serious and hide their smiles or try to cover up their teeth because they are not the best. At the end of the day, you want more chances of dating, you’re going to have to run, not walk, over to Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics. They specialize in amazing, dating opportunity smiles!
Here are 5 more reasons that smiling in your profile could get you more dates.
It is really about what you want, isn’t it? At the very end of the day, how important is your love life to you? Get your smile perfect the first time. Make an appointment now to see the team at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics and let the smile specialist help you make your best impression.
Contact their Miami, Brickell, or Weston orthodontics offices to learn more about how Dr. Maria Yazji and her orthodontics team can increase the value of your million-dollar smile!
Call today at (954) 217-3737 to discover how they can create a smile that will make you more desirable. Please visit our website for more information.
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Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics believes that your smile is the gateway to your personality. That is why their team thinks of themselves as the Smile Specialists! They help you to shine your best smile, every time! They know that smiling definitely makes you more desirable and the benefits of smiling go way beyond projecting happiness and confidence. Smiling is the brain’s way of communicating to your body that you feel good. Smiling is directly relatable to happiness. Happiness releases endorphins that make you feel good, and feeling good makes you smile.
Some parents worry that their children don’t have enough friends or spend too much time in front of a television. Those who have visited Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, know something that you might not. Great smiles take time and effort. All you have to do is take the time to come into any of their convenient South Florida locations and they will make the effort for you. Straight teeth increase confidence which leads to a great smile which in turn increases desirability.
Smiling is said to be contagious and one explanation for this is called ‘mirror neurons’. Mirror neurons are activated when you see someone smiling at you. When you have this urge to smile back, that is the mirror neuron mimicking the behavior of the other person. That’s why, “When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you.” Family Orthodontist.
Scientists actually agree that the simple act of smiling can transform you and the world around you.
6 Reasons why smiles make you more desirable
Have you checked your smile lately? Is it the best smile that you can have? Your teeth are your smile’s resume and they tell everything about you. That’s why if your smile should show healthy, straight clean teeth then you automatically become more desirable. If you feel more desirable, then you will project desirability and appear more approachable! Take your smile to the Smile Specialists today at Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics in Miami and Weston, Florida. They are waiting to make sure your smile is as desirable as possible. See what their patients are saying about them: Testimonials
Don’t wait until you’ve missed opportunities or people who may not have noticed you because you weren’t smiling. Put your smile back on the list of things you must get done. Go take your smile to the smiling doctor and project the best you, that you and others can see. Oh, and ask them about the ‘Finishing Touch’!
Call today at (954) 217-3737 to see how they can make your smile make you more desirable or visit their website for more information.
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How straight is your smile? Maybe you had braces as a teenager and diligently wore your retainer, keeping your teeth in perfect alignment. Maybe you naturally had straight teeth and never needed orthodontic treatment. Or maybe you didn’t get orthodontic treatment when you were younger and you still have crooked teeth or gaps in your smile. You’re not alone – many adults in Miami have imperfect smiles, whether their teeth have shifted since they first had braces or they never had braces to correct their smiles at all. But you don’t have to settle for a smile you’re not happy with. You can fix your smile in Miami with clear braces from the best orthodontist for adults near the Miami financial district.
Straight, healthy teeth provide a variety of health benefits:
These benefits help you keep your smile healthy and reduce the risk of tooth damage or tooth loss. Straightening your teeth, along with maintaining good dental hygiene, can help you have a healthy smile and contribute to good overall health for years to come. But a straight smile also can give a boost to your self-esteem:
Many people get braces as adults. If you’re looking to get a great, straight smile near the Miami financial district, there are several great treatment options available to you at the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS, the best orthodontist for adult braces in Miami. One popular way to get a better smile as an adult is with clear Invisalign braces from the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics.
Invisalign clear braces for adults near Miami’s financial district can help you get a straight smile you can feel good about. Affordable Invisalign braces from the best Orthodontist for adults near the Miami financial district are completely clear so you can straighten your teeth without the look of metal braces. Clear Invisalign braces for adults in Miami from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics are custom-made to fit your mouth and safely reposition your teeth. These clear aligners are also removable, so – even though clear braces are hardly noticeable — if you ever need to be braces-free for a few hours, you can be! Being able to remove your Invisalign aligners briefly each day also makes it easy to eat your favorite foods, and brushing and flossing will be hassle-free too.
To find out more about getting clear braces as an adult in Miami, contact one of our three South Florida offices today. It’s never too late to get a great smile. Get your best smile with
Clear braces from Dr. Maria Yazji, the best orthodontist for adults near the Miami financial district.
Do you want to change the look of your smile in Miami Beach? A perfect, photo-ready smile doesn’t require metal braces anymore – you can get straight teeth with clear Invisalign braces. If you’re looking for the best Invisalign orthodontist in Miami Beach, come to the offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics for your Invisalign treatment.
Dr. Maria Yazji, DDS is nationally recognized as an Invisalign Diamond Provider – that’s the top tier of Invisalign dentists. Dr. Yazji has the advanced training and expertise to help patients get great, straight smiles with Invisalign braces in Miami Beach. If you want to correct crooked teeth and close gaps in your smile, let Dr. Maria Yazji provide the orthodontic care you need.
Are Invisalign Braces the best way to get straight teeth?
As the best Invisalign orthodontist in Miami Beach, Dr. Yazji will be able to let you know which type of treatment is right for you. If you’re looking for the best way to straighten your teeth, Invisalign braces may be a good option, since they are:
Where can I find Invisalign braces near me?
If you want to get started on getting your best smile this year in South Florida, Dr. Yazji and her team are here for you. At the three South Florida offices of Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics, patients of all ages can get the braces they need. Invisalign treatment is provided at our offices in Miami, Brickell, and Weston. Take a virtual office tour and choose the office location that’s best for you.
How much do Invisalign braces near me cost?
Our helpful office team will be able to let you know the cost of Invisalign treatment in Miami Beach and discuss insurance and payment options with you. Call: 786-558-5688 to speak to a friendly and knowledgeable team member at our Miami office. Affordable Invisalign braces in Miami Beach are a great way to get a straight smile.
Invisalign braces from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics let teenagers and adults in South Florida get straight teeth and happy smiles. Make an appointment for an Invisalign consultation with Dr. Maria Yazji today, and get a smile you’ll be proud to show off. With clear Invisalign braces from Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics in Miami Beach, you’ll get orthodontic treatment that fits you, and you’ll have the smile you’ve always wanted.