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
How Much Does It Cost to Get Dentures? Affordable Options

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Dentures' cost is reflective of the type of denture you get and how well it’s made. Affordable dentures can range anywhere from $300 to $8,000, easily.
How Much Do Braces Cost? Affordable Options for 2024

How Much Do Braces Cost? Affordable Options for 2024

Braces cost can depend on the extent of physical correction that’s needed to create a healthy bite. Braces cost also varies with and without insurance.
7 Reasons The Skin Inside Your Mouth Is Peeling Off

7 Reasons The Skin Inside Your Mouth Is Peeling Off

One of the top causes of inside cheek peeling is “SLS” or sodium lauryl sulfate. SLS is a common ingredient in a lot of toothpaste blends.
Crowded & Crooked Teeth | Causes & How to Straighten

Crowded & Crooked Teeth | Causes & How to Straighten

Gaps, teeth crowding, tilting, and crooked teeth. While they can mean major cosmetic concerns, crooked teeth also equate to a higher risk of dental issues.