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
5 Tips to Overcome Dental Anxiety

5 Tips to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Fear of the dentist keeps thousands of people from getting the dental care they need each year. Rest assured, if you have dental anxiety, you’re not alone.
Why Are My Gums Swollen with Braces?

Why Are My Gums Swollen with Braces?

With braces, your gums can see signs of gingivitis, like swollen gums around braces, brackets, and wires.
7 Reasons Why The Roof Of Your Mouth Hurts When Swallowing

7 Reasons Why The Roof Of Your Mouth Hurts When Swallowing

If the roof of your mouth hurts when swallowing, it may be due to trauma, burns from hot food, or even some type of an oral infection.
How Much Does It Cost to Get Your Teeth Cleaned?

How Much Does It Cost to Get Your Teeth Cleaned?

Teeth cleaning costs can vary depending on where you live if you are a new patient and the type of cleaning that you need.