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
Can You Get Herpes Down There From a Cold Sore? (HSV-1 vs. HSV-2)

Can You Get Herpes Down There From a Cold Sore? (HSV-1 vs. HSV-2)

If you have genital herpes or a cold sore, you’re contagious. Herpes simplex 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2), can cause a genital herpes infection.
How Much Is A Deep Cleaning At The Dentist?

How Much Is A Deep Cleaning At The Dentist?

Depending on what part of the country you live in, it averages about $300 per quadrant if you still have all of your teeth. $800-1800 for a full mouth.
Can Brushing Your Teeth Clear Up Your Acne?

Can Brushing Your Teeth Clear Up Your Acne?

It turns out that oral care is the new skincare when it comes to a holistic approach to battling acne, breakouts, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads.
5 Reasons You Need a Night Guard | Everything You Need to Know

5 Reasons You Need a Night Guard | Everything You Need to Know

Sleeping with a mouth guard or splint is usually recommended if you’re someone who clenches and grinds your teeth (we call this condition “bruxism.”)