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If you’re living here or just visiting Bend, you’ll immediately notice how pet-friendly our community is. There are so many dogs around; it might seem like there are more dogs than people. Being a good pet owner means caring for your pet’s oral health. Still, many people don’t realize that […]

When it comes to dental care, not all patients are created equal. Patients have different needs, and those who are seeking metal-free restorations—an increasingly popular choice for dental restorations—are no exception. The difference between metal-free restorations and conventional restorations is in the materials used. Conventional restorations typically make use of […]

Have you ever dreamed of having a perfect smile? When it comes to making our teeth look whiter, straighter, and even a little more shapely, cosmetic dentistry can help. Cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for movie stars and models. It’s for anyone who is looking to enhance their smile and improve […]

In today’s world, appearance plays a significant role in everyone’s lives. People are often told to “smile more” to give them a more pleasant and approachable image. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with a perfect smile and may lack the self-confidence to showcase their most authentic selves. For those wanting […]

Preventive care in general dentistry is crucial to maintaining a healthy smile and avoiding costly and invasive treatments. Regular check-ups and cleanings of your teeth, gums, and mouth can help detect problems early on, before they become serious. Dentists often recommend preventive care to their patients to help prevent serious […]

Dr. Mingus’s Family Dentistry is dedicated to caring for smiles at every age, from the youngest toddler to the oldest senior. Dr. Mingus and her team specialize in all aspects of family dentistry, from preventive care and general dentistry to orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. As a result, the practice is […]

It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life and overlook the importance of regular dental check-ups. However, staying up-to-date on your dental hygiene is crucial to your overall wellbeing. And who better to ensure your oral health is at its best than Bend’s top […]

Oral health is an important part of maintaining overall health. A good dentist can do more than just provide teeth cleanings and fill cavities. General dentistry includes dental checkups, gum care, and restorative procedures. At Dr. Kelley Mingus’s Clinic, a knowledgeable and caring team of professionals provides comprehensive care so […]

Taking care of your dental health should always be a priority. And although healthy teeth are essential, many of us want more. A brighter, whiter smile can make a world of difference in our appearance – and in how we feel. Dr. Kelly Mingus and the team at Bend Family […]

“Your smile is your best accessory,” says Dr. Kelley Mingus, an experienced cosmetic dentist in San Francisco, CA. “If you’re not happy with the look of your teeth, it can affect your self-confidence and even your overall well-being.” But there are many ways to improve the appearance of your smile, […]

Pregnant woman in green shirt holding a white bowl and spoon, with the text "Jaw-Dropping Pregnancy: Baby Kicks and Jaw Clicks?" next to her. The Kelley Mingus logo appears at the bottom right corner.

If you thought pregnancy was all about glowing skin and craving ice cream at midnight, think again! For many women, it also brings less talked-about joys, like temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD). Yes, as if morning sickness and swollen feet weren’t enough, now your jaw wants in on the pregnancy action […]