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
Tooth Decay in Children - Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Tooth Decay in Children - Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Decaying teeth in toddlers is a serious issue. Unfortunately, tooth decay symptoms usually aren’t visible to parents until they’re severe.
5 Ways To Improve Ergonomics for Dental Hygienists

5 Ways To Improve Ergonomics for Dental Hygienists

Dental hygienists are prone to back and shoulder pain, muscle fatigue, and repetitive motion injuries. Here are 5 steps to take care of your body.
Dental Assistant Versus Dental Hygienist

Dental Assistant Versus Dental Hygienist

Both Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants play vital roles in the dentist’s office, but they are very different from one another.
Deciduous Teeth - How Many & When Will They Fall Out

Deciduous Teeth - How Many & When Will They Fall Out

Children have a set of 20 deciduous teeth. They start developing before your baby is born and usually all present by your toddler is about two years of age.