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
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Using credit cards for dental financing is extremely common. But if you are tight on cash, getting a dental credit card can make your financial situation worse!
The Truth About Xylitol for Teeth | Risks & Health Benefits

The Truth About Xylitol for Teeth | Risks & Health Benefits

Xylitol is often touted as a replacement for sugar since it’s better for your teeth. Xylitol interferes with dental plaque buildup growth.
The Truth About Silver Fillings | Risks & Side Effects

The Truth About Silver Fillings | Risks & Side Effects

According to the FDA, removing amalgam fillings isn't always advised due to increased risks of mercury exposure.
How Much Does Invisalign Cost? With & Without Insurance 

How Much Does Invisalign Cost? With & Without Insurance 

How much does Invisalign cost for the average patient? The answer is, it depends on how many aligners (trays) you need to straighten your teeth.