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.

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Before removing stains on your teeth, take a moment to learn about how they got there. Plus, watch how an ADA-certified fluoride toothpaste can brush away the toughest stains.

5 Steps to Remove Tough Stains on Teeth

Ever had your child crack a smile, revealing that their pearly whites were a bright shade of blue? Or spoke to a coworker who had a brown, coffee-stained smile? The drinks we consume every day like sports drinks, coffee, and soda are often highly acidic. They also have artificial ingredients including food coloring and dyes. […]

The Difference Between Dental Care and Health Care: Preventive vs Restorative Approaches

Did you know that dental coverage is not meant to operate like your health insurance does? Many people avoid going to the dentist because of the cost. But, maintaining a healthy mouth is proven to save you money. Why? Because it improves your oral health and your overall health, avoiding costly problems down the road. […]

How Irritable Bowel Disease Affects Your Oral Health

We don’t often think of our mouth as part of our digestive track – but it is! In fact, digestion starts in your mouth with your first bite of food! This is why diseases in the digestive tract and other stomach problems can affect our oral health. Our mouths often show early signs of certain […]

Keep your smile healthy while camping

Happy Campers Have Healthy Smiles [INFOGRAPHIC]

Keep all the smiles in your family healthy while camping, RVing, or away from home this summer with these expert tips on outdoor dental care. Are you a seasoned camper? We’d love to hear some of your tips for maintaining a healthy dental routine while spending time in the great outdoors! Share them below or […]

Can lemon water harm teeth

Can Lemon Water Harm Your Teeth?

There’s nothing better than a tall glass of water when you’re thirsty. Adding a slice of lemon can make it an even more inviting beverage to sip. A little flavoring in our water often makes it tastier, helping us stay hydrated. But, have you ever stopped to wonder how lemon water affects your tooth enamel? […]

Inhalers and Oral Thrush

4 Ways to Avoid Developing Oral Thrush from Using an Inhaler

For some people, inhalers are a part of everyday life. Maybe you live with a condition like asthma, making the use of a handy medicine dispenser a regular occurrence for you. You’re probably aware of how to care for your inhaler. But what about your oral health? Did you know that inhalers are known for […]

If left untreated, a tooth abscess can be fatal. Learn about the different types of abscesses in the mouth and how to get the proper care.

Can Tooth Infections Kill You?

Can a toothache ever become so serious that it’s deadly? Some bacteria in our bodies are necessary and helpful, but others can cause harmful infections that lead to illness. If left untreated, the cavity-causing bacteria in our mouths is the kind that can be dangerous and even fatal. When bacteria from the food we eat […]

Low-Sugar Non-Alcoholic Summertime Sangria

The key to making a delicious and healthy, non-alcoholic sangria is to limit added sugars. By swapping out soda or juice for sparkling water, you can significantly cut down on unnecessary sugars. Make sure you read your labels. We’ve selected sparkling water with zero grams of sugar. We also picked seasonal fruits from the local […]

Tooth Trivia: Put Your Dental IQ to the Test

Pop quiz, hotshot! You might think you know your stuff when it comes to the basics of dental care, but do you really? Put your dental IQ to the test with these 5 questions: True or False: Older adults can still get cavities. True — In fact, as we age our risk for oral health problems […]

Kids Are Using Too Much Toothpaste | Bad Dental Health Habits

Did you know that you should start brushing your child’s teeth as soon as they have teeth to brush? While teeth brushing is essential, there are some common habits that can do more damage than good. Among these damaging habits, using too much toothpaste is one of them. There’s a fine line between not enough […]

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