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
Root Canal Recovery Time: Aftercare, Timeline & Tips

Root Canal Recovery Time: Aftercare, Timeline & Tips

Root canal recovery time is short. Expect no more than 1 day to recover from a root canal. At least 2-3 more hours before the numbing effects are gone.
8 Warning Signs for Impacted Wisdom Teeth & 4 Impaction Type 

8 Warning Signs for Impacted Wisdom Teeth & 4 Impaction Type 

Think you might have impacted wisdom teeth? These impacted molars are more common than you think, with most people having at least one impacted wisdom tooth.
Wait, Can Cavities Go Away on Their Own?

Wait, Can Cavities Go Away on Their Own?

Is it possible for an untreated cavity to stay there and not cause any problems? Can cavities go away after a while?
Can You Whiten Your Teeth While Wearing Braces?

Can You Whiten Your Teeth While Wearing Braces?

Want to know when and how to whiten teeth with braces? Once your braces come off, it's best to go for a strong and effective teeth whitening treatment.