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
11 Reasons Why Your Ear & Jaw Hurt

11 Reasons Why Your Ear & Jaw Hurt

Sinus pressure, headaches, ear, and jaw pain can all be interrelated. Talk to your dentist or doctor about finding the true cause.
Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

When you’re comparing manual vs. electric toothbrushes, powered versions are almost always better (assuming they’re not cheaply made.)
TMJ Disorder Causing You Ear Pain? Treatments & Prevention

TMJ Disorder Causing You Ear Pain? Treatments & Prevention

Jaw and ear pain are closely interconnected. TMJ disorder can cause both headaches and ear pain, not just difficulty eating or opening your mouth.
Teeth Sensitivity After A Cavity Filling - Causes & Treatments

Teeth Sensitivity After A Cavity Filling - Causes & Treatments

It’s not abnormal to experience sensitive teeth after fillings are placed. Normally it will wear off within a few days to a month.