Whitney DiFoggio BS, RDH
- University of Illinois Chicago
- Prairie State College
- Award of Distinction (Issued by Sunstar & RDH Magazine) - July 2021
- Heart to Hands Award (Issued by Philips & RDH Magazine) - June 2019
- Instrumentation Excellence Award (Issued by Nordent Manufacturing Inc.) - May 2015
“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
- Registered Dental Hygienist (2015-present)
- American Dental Hygiene Association (2015-present)
- Oral Health Educator: National Children's Oral Health Foundation (2017-present)
- Certified Peer Educator: BACCUS Network
- Arizona State University (Master of Arts, Communication) *expected graduation: May 2024
- University of Illinois Chicago (Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences)
- Prairie State College (Associate of Applied Sciences, Dental Hygiene)
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
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 Hygiene | Career Comparison
If you’re trying to decide whether you want to apply to nursing or dental hygiene school, you’re not alone.
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.
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.