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
How To Remove PLAQUE vs.TARTAR

How To Remove PLAQUE vs.TARTAR

What's the difference and how to remove plaque versus tartar. Having heavy plaque and tartar buildup can affect your overall health.
How To Become A Dental Hygienist: Career, Salary, and Education

How To Become A Dental Hygienist: Career, Salary, and Education

Become a Registered Dental Hygienist by passing boards. RDHs provide vital preventive dental services, including cleanings.
Teeth Sensitive to Cold: Causes and Treatment

Teeth Sensitive to Cold: Causes and Treatment

Cold sensitivity is common for a lot of people but with hot sensitivity, it means something is wrong with our tooth, or rather, the nerve inside of it.
Dental Hygiene Interview Questions | RDH Interview Tips

Dental Hygiene Interview Questions | RDH Interview Tips

Hunting for a hygiene job? Asking the right questions can help you feel confident choosing the best place of employment as you embark on your RDH journey.