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
Sore Bleeding Gums When Pregnant: Causes & Treatments

Sore Bleeding Gums When Pregnant: Causes & Treatments

Sore gums when pregnant can be related to dental diseases like periodontitis, bleeding gums, and pregnancy treatment.
What Causes Tonsil Stones: Symptoms & Removal

What Causes Tonsil Stones: Symptoms & Removal

A tonsil stone is a calcified buildup of debris that collects on the surface of and around your tonsils.
What is Tartar & How to Remove It

What is Tartar & How to Remove It

Tartar is the hard buildup on your teeth that comes from soft plaque that calcifies if it isn’t removed with brushing and flossing every day.
Is Brushing Your Teeth Triggering Morning Sickness?

Is Brushing Your Teeth Triggering Morning Sickness?

Pregnancy — along with a hypersensitive gag reflex — can trigger morning sickness only when brushing teeth or flossing.