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 Bad Can Pumpkin Spice Lattes Be? We Looked, It’s Bad!

How Bad Can Pumpkin Spice Lattes Be? We Looked, It’s Bad!

If you’re getting a grande PSL, it has about 380 calories and 52g of carbs. Is it going to ruin your diet? Not if you’re only drinking it once in a while.
13 Home Remedies To Stop A Toothache FAST (Actually Works)

13 Home Remedies To Stop A Toothache FAST (Actually Works)

If you have a toothache, home remedies will help get you by until you can see a dentist. Some home remedies are safe and others do more harm than good.
Broken & Sharp Tooth: How to Fix Fast, Repair Options & Cost

Broken & Sharp Tooth: How to Fix Fast, Repair Options & Cost

If you have a sharp tooth cutting your cheek, you need to go ahead and see a dentist. Do not try to smooth it out on your own with a nail file.
8 Signs Your Root Canal Failed

8 Signs Your Root Canal Failed

A failed root canal is when your treated tooth experiences some type of complication. Such as re-infection, pain, or breakage in the tooth.