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
Why You’re Missing Permanent Teeth: Hypodontia

Why You’re Missing Permanent Teeth: Hypodontia

Hypodontia, also known as dental agenesis, is when you are congenitally missing teeth from birth.
Prolonging the Career of Dental Professionals with Dental Ergonomics

Prolonging the Career of Dental Professionals with Dental Ergonomics

Dental ergonomics aims to improve workplace positioning to prevent musculoskeletal injuries, like strain and pain.
12 Things I Wish I Knew Before Dental Hygiene School

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before Dental Hygiene School

I wish I had this list before starting dental hygiene school! Being prepared can really help ease any worries about what's coming in your RDH journey.
What Does RDH Mean And What Do They Do?

What Does RDH Mean And What Do They Do?

RDH means "Registered Dental Hygienist". An RDH is a licensed dental health professional, specializing in preventative oral health care