Shelby Tatomir

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Shelby Tatomir is a social media content manager for Delta Dental of Arizona. She hails from Southern California and has been living in Colorado since November 2016. Shelby has a passion for the English language, oil painting, animals and straight teeth. She prides herself on staying plugged into the always-evolving social media marketing industry.

Recent blog posts written by Shelby Tatomir

2 Tooth-Friendly Recipes Endurance Athletes Will Love

Whether you’re an amateur athlete, a weekend warrior, or a professional endurance competitor, it’s likely you have a nutritional routine that includes eating and drinking sugar and carbohydrates to fuel your activities. You probably consume quite a bit to stay fueled and feed your muscles the nutrients they need. U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, for […]

How Safe Is My Bottled Water?

Coffee, juice, soda: these are the drinks that we know can damage our teeth and our health. We would never put water in that category, right? We’ll let you decide, as new studies are looking at how the effects of plastic water bottles extend beyond the environment and into our bodies. The results might make […]

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She Has Your Cavities: Why Parents Have Kids with Cavities

We love it when our child has our eyes or our partner’s dimples. But, children don’t only inherit our good traits. They can take on our bad habits, too, like poor dental hygiene practices. Parents with anxiety or fear of the dentist are more likely to have kids with cavities. As a parent, if fear […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Is Your Child’s Instrument Making Them Ill?

Ah, the sound of young hands making their first attempt at music– it’s something a parent would never forget. Drums? Horns? Orchestra? Band? Does one of these primary-school electives pose less of a risk to your child than another? How do you choose? In tandem with considering your child’s wishes, become informed about the potential […]

Your Teeth Feel the Health Benefits of Being in Love

If being in love is wrong, we don’t want to be right. And neither should you! In the first study of its kind, researcher Grace Branjerdporn looked into the link between being in love and dental health care. The results definitively point out that “the dynamics of our romantic relationships affect our oral health.” Turns […]

People with Dental Benefits are Happier

If you’re feeling down in the dumps and seeking a way to brighten your days, turning to your smile may be the solution. Since the 1980s, researchers have looked into the impact our smiles have on our self-image and overall happiness. Throughout the years, the studies have shown that there is a connection between happiness […]

Why Do You Need Dental Coverage? We’re Glad You Asked!

If you think you don’t need dental coverage because you can visit the dentist anytime you want, think again. Dental coverage can help improve your oral health, access to care, and cost of care. Plus, it makes you experience at the dentist a whole lot easier.  Why You Need Dental Coverage: Preventive care = a […]

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Small Business Dental Plans Put You a Cut Above the Competition

Employees are looking beyond salary when considering new positions these days. Competition for top talent is high. When it comes to small business, dental insurance plans can be the benefit that broke the prospects back. 75% of employees think dental benefits through their employer are very important. As a small business owner, providing the “it” […]

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Top 5 Tooth Brushing App for Kids | Improve Your Child’s Smile

As a parent to today’s generation, you’re probably conscience about the amount of screen-time your kids get on their tech devices (and probably wish they spent less). But, you can capitalize on this app frenzy and get your kids to take better care of their smile. Below are some of our favorite tooth brushing apps […]

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9 Common Questions and Answers for Parents Considering Braces for their Children

If you’re a parent considering braces for your child, you may have questions about the treatment. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about preparing for braces. Q: What causes crooked teeth? A: There are a few factors that can cause crooked teeth. A misaligned jaw can cause the mouth to […]

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