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
Are You Packing Your Kids Cavities? 9 Tooth-Approved Lunch Ideas

Are You Packing Your Kids Cavities? 9 Tooth-Approved Lunch Ideas

“Healthy” kids lunches can be deceiving though, as some foods have hidden sugars, acids, or processed carbs—all of which raise your child’s risk of cavities.
Is Chewing Gum Good or Bad for Your Teeth? 

Is Chewing Gum Good or Bad for Your Teeth? 

Always choose a sugar-free gum. Preferably one that contains Xylitol since it’s scientifically proven to be healthier for your teeth.
Veneers vs. Crowns: What's the Difference & Which is Better

Veneers vs. Crowns: What's the Difference & Which is Better

Crowns vs. veneers on the front teeth are a matter of aesthetics vs. structural needs. If your goal is to repair broken front teeth, dental crowns are best.
A Day In The Life Of A Dentist

A Day In The Life Of A Dentist

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a dentist? What’s it like to be a dentist every day and what do they do at work?