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
Canker Sores On Your Tongue: Treatment & Causes

Canker Sores On Your Tongue: Treatment & Causes

A canker sore on your tongue can be extremely uncomfortable. You can generally expect the irritation to subside within two weeks.
3 Flossing Alternatives Better Than String Floss

3 Flossing Alternatives Better Than String Floss

Let's talk about the alternatives to cleaning between your teeth and the efficacy of floss picks, proxy brushes and water flossers!
8 BEST Foods for Your Teeth & Gums

8 BEST Foods for Your Teeth & Gums

Choosing food good for teeth and tooth enamel each day can help you limit your chances of cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss.
What Are The Black Triangles’ Between Your Teeth?

What Are The Black Triangles’ Between Your Teeth?

Black triangles on your teeth are small teeth gaps that can harbor food and bacteria. Resulting in gum recession, periodontal disease, or misaligned teeth.