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
Gum Flap Over Wisdom Tooth? Everything You Need To Know 

Gum Flap Over Wisdom Tooth? Everything You Need To Know 

Have a gum flap over your wisdom tooth? It’s called an “operculum.”
Cost For Dental X-Ray With And Without Insurance?

Cost For Dental X-Ray With And Without Insurance?

Dental X-rays provide a full-mouth assessment and totally worth the cost!
How Long Does It Take To Become a Dental Hygienist? | RDH Timline

How Long Does It Take To Become a Dental Hygienist? | RDH Timline

How long does it take to become a dental hygienist? Learn more about the RDH timeline and fast-track options.
What Is Hyperdontia (Extra Teeth) & What To Do About It

What Is Hyperdontia (Extra Teeth) & What To Do About It

Having extra teeth or double teeth in your mouth is called hyperdontia, and those teeth are called “supernumerary” teeth.