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
Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Your dentist and hygienist use dental X-rays to see areas of your mouth that aren’t visible. Are they safe? Yes, modern digital X-rays are safe.
Everything Parents Need To Know About Cleft Lip And Palate

Everything Parents Need To Know About Cleft Lip And Palate

A cleft lip or cleft palate is a developmental condition where the growth plates that form the roof of mouth and lips don’t come together and close properly.
Teeth Sensitivity After A Dental Cleaning? Causes and Relief

Teeth Sensitivity After A Dental Cleaning? Causes and Relief

Tooth sensitivity after cleaning visits doesn’t last very long. At the most, it might be a few days. There are a few reasons your teeth hurt after cleaning.
New COVID-19 Symptom: Sore Roof of Mouth

New COVID-19 Symptom: Sore Roof of Mouth

Researchers found that mouth sores started popping up as early as 2 days before other COVID-19 symptoms became evident.