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
Waxed Floss vs. Unwaxed Floss | Which One Is Best?

Waxed Floss vs. Unwaxed Floss | Which One Is Best?

There are pros and cons to every type of dental floss, so ultimately, it boils down to your specific circumstances.
Can You Really Die From A Tooth Infection?

Can You Really Die From A Tooth Infection?

An infected tooth can kill you by allowing bacteria to spread elsewhere in your body. Several life-threatening situations can tie back to a simple toothache.
Dental Loans & Financing 101 For Dental Work

Dental Loans & Financing 101 For Dental Work

Is it ever a good idea to take out a dental loan for dental work? A dental loan is any type of presonal loan option used to pay for dental work.
Is Coconut Oil Pulling Beneficial or Dangerous?

Is Coconut Oil Pulling Beneficial or Dangerous?

Recent studies show that coconut oil pulling can help against gingivitis, plaque, and bad breath. Oil pulling should never replace brushing and flossing.