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
Should You Brush Your Teeth After Throwing Up?

Should You Brush Your Teeth After Throwing Up?

Do not brush your teeth right after vomiting. The acid in vomit erodes tooth enamel. Brushing too soon can disrupt this process.
Is Dental Hygiene A Good Career? 12 Reasons It's For You

Is Dental Hygiene A Good Career? 12 Reasons It's For You

Is Dental Hygiene A Good Career? Yes! It's one of the best in demand jobs with competitive pay!
How to Clean Invisalign Aligners: Dos & Don’ts

How to Clean Invisalign Aligners: Dos & Don’ts

Knowing how to clean Invisalign trays will help prevent you from getting bad breath, stains on your teeth, gingivitis, and cavities.
Gum Graft Explained & What to Expect

Gum Graft Explained & What to Expect

A gum graft can be one of your last options if you have major tissue loss from gum disease or trauma to that area.