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
TikTok Dental Trends Are Ruining People’s Teeth

TikTok Dental Trends Are Ruining People’s Teeth

There's a terrifying trend on TikTok of people shaving down their teeth with nail files and getting veneers at super young ages for no reason.
What Is A Crossbite & How Do You Correct It

What Is A Crossbite & How Do You Correct It

With a crossbite, teeth overlap each other improperly, causing the upper and lower arches of teeth to cross instead of following a steady, consistent curve.
Brushing Baby's Teeth: When to Start, How to Brush & Refusal Tips

Brushing Baby's Teeth: When to Start, How to Brush & Refusal Tips

Brushing baby’s teeth, you can never start soon enough! Knowing when to brush baby’s teeth can make a lifetime impact on your child’s future smile.
What is a Travel RDH All About?

What is a Travel RDH All About?

As a travel RDH, you can enjoy working in areas of your state or other parts of the country. If you love to travel, this dental hygienist career is for you.