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
A Day In The Life Of A Dental Assistant

A Day In The Life Of A Dental Assistant

Dental assisting is a fast-paced career where you have the opportunity to take on different types of roles depending on the dental office.
Gingivectomy: Treatments Options, Recovery & Cost

Gingivectomy: Treatments Options, Recovery & Cost

Gummy Smile bothering you? A gingivectomy is a minimally invasive oral surgery where dentists or an oral surgeon removes gum tissue from your smile.
Oil Pulling 101 (How To Safely Do It)

Oil Pulling 101 (How To Safely Do It)

If you’re thinking about starting to use oil pulling methods at home for the oral health benefits.
How Often Should You Go To The Dentist?

How Often Should You Go To The Dentist?

If there’s one thing you need to remember, it’s that almost everyone needs a preventative dental cleaning twice a year (every six months.)