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

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 […]

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 […]

The outstanding flavors in this rosemary lemon-baked salmon with mint yogurt sauce recipe are packed with oral health benefits. Check it out plus our bonus broccolini recipe!

Recipe: Rosemary Lemon-Baked Salmon with Mint Yogurt Sauce | Oral and Overall Health Benefits

Salmon is one of our favorite meals because it offers so many health benefits. Dress it up with rosemary, lemon, and a mint yogurt sauce to pack an even healthier punch! Plus, check out the benefits of eating salmon, rosemary, mint, and yogurt. Health Benefits of Eating Salmon Salmon is an excellent source of vitamins […]

Chop the ends of the stems off the fresh broccolini

Recipe + Health Benefits of Broccolini

Broccolini, the cousin of broccoli, is the perfect vegetable. Not only is it a milder flavor than traditional broccoli, but it provides more health benefits, too! This hearty green veggie contains all these wonderful vitamins and minerals that promote oral and overall health: Vitamins C, B1, B2, B5, B6, E, K and PP Fatty acids […]

Learn how to evaluate a potential employer’s dental benefits when considering a new job.

Top Benefits to Look for in a New Job

Searching for a new job or making a career change can be intimidating. When you finally find a position that matches your experience and interests, there are still a few important things you need to know about the role and company. Whether it’s flexible hours or higher wages, a variety of different benefits can influence […]

You Control Your Age | Living a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Aging is a funny thing. When we’re a child, we can’t wait to grow up. When we become adults, we long for the responsibility-free days of our youth. If we’re not maintaining our health as we age, we may also be missing the days when we felt pain-free and healthy. If you’re living a healthy […]

We’ve broken down the five best ways to brush your teeth. Learn more about how easy it is to brush like a dentist every day.

Brush Perfectly Every Time – 5 Tips

Have you ever wondered if you’re brushing your teeth the right way? Even if you brush and floss twice a day, your technique could be off. Brushing incorrectly can leave behind debris and increase your chance of cavities. We’re going back to the basics by breaking down how to correctly brush your teeth in five […]

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