Maintaining good oral health can have many positive effects on overall wellness. Find out how taking care of teeth and gums and keeping regular appointments with the dentist can have important lifelong effects. Read More
As tooth loss occurs, and by default jaw bone loss as well, if teeth aren’t replaced, the face begins to show visible signs of aging. Dental implants are the best solution for missing teeth, according to Bend, Oregon, dentist Dr. Kelley Mingus. Read More
Is it time to replace that toothbrush? Find out the tell-tale signs of wear and tear, and learn how to properly care for brand-new brushes. Read More

Can Bad Habits Be Something More?

December 10, 2020

biting   chewing   habits   lips   Mingus   TMJ  

Bad habits may not just be bad habits. They could be a sign of a more serious condition like temporomandibular joint dysfunction Read More

A new study has revealed that fat in the tongue could be a major cause of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

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Everyone knows to brush twice a day and floss once, but there are a few little-known tips that can help keep oral health at its best. Read this blog from Dr. Kelley Mingus for more information. Read More
Teeth whitening is best left to professionals, according to Bend, Oregon, dentist Dr. Kelley Mingus, and that is made clear by a story out of Ireland of a woman whose gums were burned by amateur whitening. Read More
Temporomandibular joint disorder causes a range of painful symptoms, but a visit with a TMJD specialist like Dr. Kelley Mingus of Bend, Oregon, can identify the condition and develop a treatment plan. Read More
Millions of patients have obstructive sleep apnea - and many don't even know it. Learn about the condition, and its new, emerging treatments, in this article from Dr. Kelley Mingus of Bend, Oregon. Read More
Patients of any age who are suffering from gum disease should seek treatment immediately to prevent tooth loss, according to Bend, Oregon, dentist Dr. Kelley Mingus. Read More