Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
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Author
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Dental Hygienist
Expertise
Consumer Dental Health, Patient Education, Health Communication
Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Arizona State University
University of Illinois Chicago

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

-Eastern Virginia Medical School (Doctor of Health Science). Expected graduation: May 2028 -Arizona State University (Master of Arts, Communication). 2024 -Prairie State College (Associate of Applied Sciences, Dental Hygiene). 2015 -University of Illinois Chicago (Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences). 2013

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, MA, 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, MA, RDH
8 Reasons Why You Have White Spots On Your Gums

8 Reasons Why You Have White Spots On Your Gums

White spots on gums, painful or not, aren’t what you consider “healthy” or “normal.” It could be something minor or severe as oral cancer.
8 Reasons Why The Roof Of Your Mouth Is Itchy

8 Reasons Why The Roof Of Your Mouth Is Itchy

There are at least a dozen different things that can give you an itchy roof of your mouth. From allergic reactions to food and oral infections such as thrush.
9 Reasons Why You Have White Spots On Your Teeth

9 Reasons Why You Have White Spots On Your Teeth

Teeth with white stains usually have discoloration because of weak enamel, early stages of tooth decay, poor oral hygiene, or trauma.
Does Scaling Teeth Damage Teeth?

Does Scaling Teeth Damage Teeth?

Scaling teeth involves using special dental tools to safely lift buildup off your tooth enamel and dentin (the tooth surface just below the gums.)