Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
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Author
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Dental Hygienist
Expertise
Consumer Dental Health, Patient Education, Health Communication
Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Arizona State University
University of Illinois Chicago

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

-Eastern Virginia Medical School (Doctor of Health Science). Expected graduation: May 2028 -Arizona State University (Master of Arts, Communication). 2024 -Prairie State College (Associate of Applied Sciences, Dental Hygiene). 2015 -University of Illinois Chicago (Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences). 2013

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, MA, 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, MA, RDH
10 Ways How To Stop Gagging When Brushing Teeth

10 Ways How To Stop Gagging When Brushing Teeth

To prevent gagging while brushing, use a small electric toothbrush on a slower setting to make it more comfortable and avoid jerky movements.
Should You Become A Dental Assistant Before Dental Hygiene School?

Should You Become A Dental Assistant Before Dental Hygiene School?

Do you need to be a dental assistant before being a dental hygienist? Do dental assistant before entering dental hygiene school, do you have an advantage?
6 Signs of Tooth Decay Under Your Crown or Filling

6 Signs of Tooth Decay Under Your Crown or Filling

When you get a dental filling or crown, it isn’t a guarantee that your tooth is never going to get a cavity ever again.
How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth

How Often Should You Brush Your Teeth

Brush at least twice a day for a full two minutes each time.