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

Chapped lips from toothpaste allergy

5 Signs Your Allergic to Toothpaste & How To Fix It

Allergies to toothpaste are more common than you might suspect. Try switching brands, and reading the label to check for common allergens.

nursing vs dental hygienist

Nursing vs. Dental Hygiene | Career Comparison

If you’re trying to decide whether you want to apply to nursing or dental hygiene school, you’re not alone.

edge to edge bite

What is Edge-to-Edge Bite: Causes & 4 Treatments 

You’ll probably notice an edge-to-edge bite in the front of your smile first because it’s the most visible.

young man smiling

8 Reasons Why Are My Gums Peeling Off?

Peeling gums—aka “gingival sloughing” is where the outer layer of your gum tissues slough off or peel.