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
Sodium Fluoride vs. Stannous Fluoride | Which Is Best?

Sodium Fluoride vs. Stannous Fluoride | Which Is Best?

Did you know that there were different types of fluoride in toothpaste and professional dental products?
How To Floss Your Patient’s Teeth | Tips & Tricks!

How To Floss Your Patient’s Teeth | Tips & Tricks!

This video is intended to help dental hygiene students and professionals floss their patients' teeth without hurting their lips or gums.
Dental Cleaning Orthodontics Tips For Dental Hygienist

Dental Cleaning Orthodontics Tips For Dental Hygienist

Tips and tricks for dental hygienists to more effectively and efficiently clean orthodontic patients by properly removing plaque and tartar from around braces.
How to Take PERFECT Dental X-rays! 7 Tips and Tricks

How to Take PERFECT Dental X-rays! 7 Tips and Tricks

How to take a good dental x-ray is not only about proper technique... but actually understanding what you are looking for in the image is super important too!