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
Can Semen Actually Prevent Cavities? The Truth Explained

Can Semen Actually Prevent Cavities? The Truth Explained

False claims had been made about Semen preventing cavities and tooth decay. The ADA did not make any such claim.
Can Toothpaste On Pimples Zap Them Away Overnight?

Can Toothpaste On Pimples Zap Them Away Overnight?

Putting toothpaste on pimples won’t help as much as you may hope. It could just irritate your face and make things worse.
7 Ways Your Period Is Screwing Up Your Teeth & Gums

7 Ways Your Period Is Screwing Up Your Teeth & Gums

Menstruation gingivitis and bleeding gums during your period or other hormone-induced dental issues is usually temporary.
Is Sparkling & Carbonated Water Bad for Teeth

Is Sparkling & Carbonated Water Bad for Teeth

Even though carbonated water is acidic, it's generally better than drinking sugary drinks or soda. It still can erode tooth enamel.