Whitney DiFoggio, BS, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, BS, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, BS, RDH
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Author
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Dental Hygienist
Expertise
Consumer Dental Health, Patient Education, Health Communication
Education
University of Illinois Chicago
Prairie State College

Currently using:

Philips Sonicare DiamondClean

Philips Sonicare DiamondClean

Burst Sonic Electric

Burst Sonic Electric

Highlights

  • 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

Education

- 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)

Experience

- 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

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
What Causes TMJ (temporomandibular joint)  & Common Symptoms

What Causes TMJ (temporomandibular joint) & Common Symptoms

TMJ disorders and jaw joint pain can flare up at almost any time. If you’re someone who has chronic TMJ pain or has a limited range of motion.
Tooth Fillings | What to Expect, Types, And Care

Tooth Fillings | What to Expect, Types, And Care

Dental fillings are the first line of treatment for tooth cavities. If you put the treatment off, you may need a crown or root canal instead.
Is Water Flossing Better Than String Flossing?

Is Water Flossing Better Than String Flossing?

When it comes to comparing flossing vs. water flossers, there are some big benefits to consider.
Dental Sealants: Do You Need Them & Are They Safe?

Dental Sealants: Do You Need Them & Are They Safe?

Dental Sealants are thin plastic coatings that your hygienist or dentist applies into the deep grooves and pits on the chewing surfaces of your molars.