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
What's the Best Mouthwash?

What's the Best Mouthwash?

There are two main types of mouthwashes within each brand: (1) fluorides and (2) antiseptics.
7 Reasons Why Your Tooth Hurts When Biting Down or Chewing

7 Reasons Why Your Tooth Hurts When Biting Down or Chewing

If your tooth hurts with pressure applied to it, there can be a few reasons why; none of them should be ignored.
3 Best Teeth Whitening Products That Actually Whiten Teeth

3 Best Teeth Whitening Products That Actually Whiten Teeth

Teeth Whitening Options: What You Need to Know! But when it comes down to whitening your teeth with an American Dental Association (ADA) approved method.
How To Become a Dentist: Career, Salary, and Education

How To Become a Dentist: Career, Salary, and Education

Are you thinking of becoming a dentist? Career-wise, dentists enjoy a great work-life balance when it comes to education and salary.