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
3 Things NEW Dental Hygiene Grads NEED To Know

3 Things NEW Dental Hygiene Grads NEED To Know

There are some things you’ll want to keep in mind as you embark on your new career as a dental hygienist!
How Many Teeth Do Humans Have? Kids vs. Adults Teeth

How Many Teeth Do Humans Have? Kids vs. Adults Teeth

Adults have 32 permanent teeth while children have 20 deciduous (baby) teeth. The last set to develop is our wisdom teeth.
Deep Cleaning vs Regular Cleaning | Which is Better?

Deep Cleaning vs Regular Cleaning | Which is Better?

A deep cleaning can help you get your mouth back on track by removing calcified buildup in gum pockets over 5mm deep.
Cavities & Tooth Decay | Everything You Need To Know

Cavities & Tooth Decay | Everything You Need To Know

Tooth decay/cavities is a bacterial infection where the hard tooth surfaces start to erode, creating holes in the tooth.