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
Tooth And Ear Pain: Causes & Treatment

Tooth And Ear Pain: Causes & Treatment

If you have tooth and ear pain on the same side, there’s a really good chance that you have something like TMJ disorder or a sinus infection going on.
Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, & Prevention

Receding Gums: Causes, Treatment, & Prevention

Knowing the warning signs and causes of receding gums can prevent a lot of worry and treatment later on down the road.
Lip Tie in Babies & Toddlers: Identifying, Symptoms & Treatment

Lip Tie in Babies & Toddlers: Identifying, Symptoms & Treatment

A baby lip tie can impact your child’s early and long-term speech patterns, as well as oral hygiene and diet. Some lip ties naturally correct over time.
5 Ways To Improve Your Oral Health During Quarantine

5 Ways To Improve Your Oral Health During Quarantine

Due to the stay-at-home safety precautions, many dental offices are only seeing emergency patients right now.