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
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.
13 Reasons Why You Have a Bump on the Roof of Your Mouth

13 Reasons Why You Have a Bump on the Roof of Your Mouth

Bumps on the roof of your mouth are not uncommon. Sometimes, it can be a serious issue that requires immediate medical intervention.
Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Using Whitestrips

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Using Whitestrips

Brushing after using Whitestrips could limit further effectiveness on lifting residual stain particles inside of the porous surfaces of your tooth enamel.
How Does Teeth Polishing Work? Is Dental Polishing Worth It?

How Does Teeth Polishing Work? Is Dental Polishing Worth It?

The hygienist will polish the teeth by using a powered handpiece to gently buff and remove external stains that build up on the outside of your teeth.