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
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.
7 Reasons For Pain After A Root Canal

7 Reasons For Pain After A Root Canal

Sharp pain after a root canal isn’t normal. Always speak to your dentist, especially if you’re not able to eat, sleep, or go to work.
How to Make Teeth Whitening Last Longer

How to Make Teeth Whitening Last Longer

You can make teeth whitening last longer by practicing good oral hygiene and avoiding stain-causing foods and drinking. Teeth whitening can last years.
What Are Craze Lines & What To Do About Them

What Are Craze Lines & What To Do About Them

Craze lines are tiny, hairline cracks on teeth that run vertically (up and down) across the surface. Craze lines tend to be more of an aesthetic issue.