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
How Long Does A Dental Crown Last? & Make Them Last Longer

How Long Does A Dental Crown Last? & Make Them Last Longer

The average life span of a dental crown is about 10 years. At least a minimum of 5 years is to be expected but can last for 25 years or longer in good care.
Signs Of Tooth Abrasion & How To Prevent It

Signs Of Tooth Abrasion & How To Prevent It

Dental abrasion is a type of tooth damage that we usually bring upon ourselves.
How To Charge Your Electric Toothbrush & Can You Overcharge It?

How To Charge Your Electric Toothbrush & Can You Overcharge It?

Electric toothbrush charging is easy and can be an everyday thing without worrying about overcharging or undercharging your brush.
9 Easy Ways to Stop Thumb Sucking for Good

9 Easy Ways to Stop Thumb Sucking for Good

If you have a toddler that is a thumb sucker, now is the ideal time to start helping them break the habit.