Whitney DiFoggio BS, RDH

✍️ Author 🦷 Dental Hygienist
Expertise Consumer Dental Health, Patient Education, Health Communication
  • University of Illinois Chicago
  • Prairie State College

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“Your dental health and overall health are connected.  The goal of dental hygiene is to prevent oral disease, thus improving overall health.” 

-Whitney DiFoggio, BS, RDH



About Teeth Talk

TeethTalkGirl.com was created by a passionate dental hygienist, Whitney DiFoggio, BS, RDH.  Whitney’s journey of spreading dental health awareness began on the YouTube platform — where she continues to create educational videos for the public. 

Dentistry is not a one-size-fits-all!  From discovering the best dental floss to understanding dental treatment options, our goal is to provide you with information to take an active role in your oral health. Learn more about us!

Recent Articles From Whitney DiFoggio BS, RDH

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Dental Bone Spurs | Hard Bony Lump on Gums

A hard, bony lump on gum tissues—sometimes called a “gum bone spur” or "bone spicule" can come from a few different sources.

woman having a strong teeth pain after deep cleaning teeth

7 Deep Cleaning Aftercare & Recovery Tips

You should be prepared for after your deep cleaning procedure. The faster your gums heal, the better results!

man with Saliva

Is Saliva Acidic? 7 Ways to Balance the pH of Saliva & Mouth

Is saliva acidic? It’s not supposed to be. Your mouth pH can fluctuate throughout the day depending on what you’re eating and drinking.

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Tooth Gems: Are They Safe? Dental Expert Reacts

Discover the impact of tooth gems on dental health as a dental professional shares insights on whether or not these trendy accessories can lead to cavities.