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
Dental Bone Spurs | Hard Bony Lump on Gums

Dental Bone Spurs | Hard Bony Lump on Gums

A hard, bony lump on gum tissues—sometimes called a “gum bone spur” or "bone spicule" can come from a few different sources.
8 Signs Of Failed Dental Bone Graft

8 Signs Of Failed Dental Bone Graft

Sings of a failed bone graft can include infection, swelling, pain, pus, or draining from the graft site. Your gums also pull away from the teeth.
5 Stages Of An Abscessed Tooth & What To Do

5 Stages Of An Abscessed Tooth & What To Do

There are five stages of abscess teeth and three types of dental abscess: gingival, periodontal, and periapical.
13 Reasons Your Mouth Tastes Salty

13 Reasons Your Mouth Tastes Salty

If your mouth tastes salty, it could be anything from an abscess to a medical issue. These 13 salty mouth causes will help you identify the problem.