Tiffany DiGiacinto

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Tiffany Di Giacinto serves as the director of marketing and communications for Delta Dental of Arizona (DDAZ) and is the editor of the DDAZ Blog. Since joining the Delta Dental family in 2012, she has learned a lot about dental health, the dental insurance industry and the passions of the oral health community. Tiffany's favorite toothpaste is Sensodyne (she has sensitive teeth) and her favorite floss flavor is mint. In her spare time, she enjoys WAKA kickball, happy hours and bad pop music. Tweet her, maybe, at @tdigiacinto.

Recent blog posts written by Tiffany DiGiacinto

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Can Breastfeeding Cause Cavities?

Even though baby teeth are temporary, they can affect a child’s smile for the rest of their life. Helping your child have a healthy mouth when they’re young will set them up for a lifetime of good oral health. Breastfeeding is one factor that can influence your baby’s smile. With a few precautions, you can […]

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6 Coverage Details To Review When Buying Dental Insurance

All dental plans are not created equal. Some differences between plans can be easy to identify: annual maximums, deductibles and co-insurance, for example, are fairly straightforward. As the old adage goes, the devil is in the details. Here are 6 often overlooked details to look at when comparing dental plan coverage: Frequencies & Limitations Most […]

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Haleh Bazargan

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Haleh Bazargan of Sonoran Desert Dentistry. The Scottsdale dental office offers comprehensive dental exams and a wide array of cosmetic, preventive, general and specialized services. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend?Yes, I do. Electric or manual toothbrush?Electric. I love […]

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Sharon Lister

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Sharon Lister. She says her Tucson dental practice, Sharon E. Lister, DDS, is “a small practice with a big heart.” Do you brush and floss as much as recommended?I brush and floss more than I recommend. What is your favorite flavor floss?Mint because […]

Dr. Hiremath of Hiremath Family Dentistry

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Satish Hiremath

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Satish Hiremath. His Oro Valley practice, Hiremath Family Dentistry, strives to provide quality dentistry with a caring, friendly and courteous atmosphere in a timely manner. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend?  No. Which celebrities have the best smile? Dwayne […]

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Timothy Wilson

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Timothy Wilson of Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (APDO) in Scottsdale. APDO offers pediatric dental services starting at age 1 and orthodontic services for patients of all ages. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Yes, you have to lead by example. What […]

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How To Get Your Delta Dental ID Card

Although we usually send a Delta Dental ID card to new members, you do not need an ID card to visit the dentist. All dental offices need to check benefits is your name and date of birth! Still want an ID card for peace of mind? No problem! There are 3 easy ways to get […]

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Haley

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Kevin Haley of Cañada Hills Dental in Oro Valley. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Yes! Probably 20 times more than I recommend. What is your favorite flavor floss? Glide floss in mint flavor. Electric or manual toothbrush? Electric–Sonicare […]

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Elahe Wissinger

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Elahe Wissinger. Her Tucson practice, E Dental Solutions, offers preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Do you brush and floss as much as recommended?Yes, I actually floss more than recommended. I strongly recommend that patients floss at bedtime if they are not able to […]

tips to get an apples-to-apples comparison on network size

3 Tips to Measure & Compare Dental Network Size

Network size is measured in many different ways. Some dental carriers count unique licenses, some count provider locations, while others count access points. And, unfortunately, some dental insurance companies may not keep their records up-to-date, failing to remove retired or no longer practicing dentists from their lists of participating dentists. These differences can artificially inflate […]

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