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Moreno & Young Dental Blog

August 20, 2023

4 Ways to Look Younger with Cosmetic Dentistry

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 2:51 am

Older woman with attractive smileOver the years, you expect to see a few wrinkles and some gray hair, but you might not have anticipated your teeth to change. Believe it or not, certain dental issues can add years to your appearance. Don’t worry, you can turn back the clock and reveal a younger smile with cosmetic dentistry. Here are 4 ways you can look younger using the latest solutions in dentistry.


July 20, 2023

How Can an Autoimmune Disease Affect the Health of Your Smile?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 2:26 pm
Book that says “Autoimmune Disease” next to medical equipment

Being told that you have an autoimmune disease can be worrisome. Obviously, the first thing you’ll want to do is determine exactly what kind of effect the condition will have on your entire body. In particular, you should make sure that you’re aware of how a problem with your immune system can affect your mouth. Your preventive dentist is here to explain the link between autoimmune disease and oral health.


June 26, 2023

How Many Dental Implants Will I Need?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 2:48 am

Model of implant posts in jawboneIf you’ve lost a tooth or two over the years, you have more options than ever before to rebuild a beautiful smile. 500,000 people every year are choosing an alternative to traditional bridges and dentures. They are investing in dental implants. Whether you’re missing a single tooth, multiple teeth, or an entire arch, dental implants offer unmatched benefits. Here’s how many it will take to fill the gaps in your smile.


May 21, 2023

3 Great Candidates for Dentures (Besides Seniors)

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 10:58 pm
a pregnant woman smiling with dentures

Dentures have been completing smiles for thousands of years. Now, modern advancements in technology and techniques have made them more comfortable and reliable than ever. However, many people think prosthetics are just for senior citizens. The truth is that they can help many people of all ages! Read on to learn three great candidates, besides the elderly, to replace their missing teeth with dentures.


April 21, 2023

Are Tooth Stains Hereditary?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 4:19 pm

Before and after teeth whiteningTeeth come in a variety of tones and shades naturally. Not to mention, they can change color over the years, but why? Genetics can play a role in the color of your teeth, but other factors can also lead to stains. No matter the culprit, your cosmetic dentist has the solutions you need to revamp your pearly whites.


March 8, 2023

Why Causes a Black Line to Form at the Base of a Dental Crown?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 3:52 am
a digital image of a crown being placed over a tooth

You looked in the mirror recently and noticed a black line has formed at the base of your dental crown. While it may seem unusual, it’s actually common with older dental crowns. This black line not only reveals your dental work but keeps your smile from looking its best. Fortunately, your dentist is able to easily address the issue and restore your tooth so it matches your natural surrounding teeth. Read on to learn what causes a black line to appear around your crown and how your dentist can help to get rid of it!


February 8, 2023

4 Health Benefits of Smiling

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 6:02 pm
group of people smiling at work

Flashing a smile can have a big impact on how people view you. It can make you come off as more trustworthy and approachable. If your teeth are crooked or imperfect, you may not come across the way you want and may be interested in improving how they look with cosmetic dentistry. As it turns out, there are also ways that your overall health can benefit from showing the world your gorgeous grin. Continue reading to learn about four benefits of smiling after having your beam improved with cosmetic dentistry.


January 3, 2023

Can Tooth Loss Change the Shape of My Face?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 6:56 pm
a closeup of a patient smiling

Needless to say, tooth loss can cause you all sorts of woes and problems; difficulty eating, speaking, and embarrassing gaps in your smile are just a few of these. However, did you know that missing teeth can also change the very shape and structure of your face, and even make you look older? But luckily, modern dentistry is able to effectively address this issue through means such as dental implants. Keep reading to learn a little more about how tooth loss can negatively impact your facial structure, along with how dental implants are the perfect solution.


December 7, 2022

4 Exciting Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 7:50 pm
examples of stocking stuffers in Bellingham

Is it already that time of year for exchanging presents with your loved ones? While the holidays are mostly focused on eating delicious meals and spending quality time with your family and friends, you might also be thinking about the little gifts you can buy for them. Other than getting the usual chocolate or candy canes, you might consider more smile-friendly items to preserve their pearly whites. Read on to learn four excellent ideas for stocking stuffers that can help promote your loved one’s oral health!


November 24, 2022

Are Dental Implants Covered by Dental Insurance?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_moreno @ 1:37 am

Are you missing one or more teeth? If so, you know from experience how much it can impact your overall quality of life. Having gaps in your smile can make it difficult to perform everyday tasks like eating and speaking. Fortunately, you can get a fully functioning grin with dental implants in Bellingham! Before committing to the process, you likely want to know whether your dental insurance benefits will cover a portion of your treatment. Continue reading for the answer!

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