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 Become a Travel RDH

How to Become a Travel RDH

As a traveling dental hygienist, you have a lot of different options. You can temp in your local area, or travel across the state as a dental hygienist.
7 Deep Cleaning Aftercare & Recovery Tips

7 Deep Cleaning Aftercare & Recovery Tips

You should be prepared for after your deep cleaning procedure. The faster your gums heal, the better results!
Is Saliva Acidic? 7 Ways to Balance the pH of Saliva & Mouth

Is Saliva Acidic? 7 Ways to Balance the pH of Saliva & Mouth

Is saliva acidic? It’s not supposed to be. Your mouth pH can fluctuate throughout the day depending on what you’re eating and drinking.
7 Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt When Eating Sweets Or Sugar

7 Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt When Eating Sweets Or Sugar

Does it ever feel like your tooth hurts when eating sweets?