Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
Whitney DiFoggio, MA, RDH
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Author
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Dental Hygienist
Expertise
Consumer Dental Health, Patient Education, Health Communication
Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Arizona State University
University of Illinois Chicago

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

-Eastern Virginia Medical School (Doctor of Health Science). Expected graduation: May 2028 -Arizona State University (Master of Arts, Communication). 2024 -Prairie State College (Associate of Applied Sciences, Dental Hygiene). 2015 -University of Illinois Chicago (Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences). 2013

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, MA, 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, MA, RDH
9 Reasons for Teeth Stains & What To Do About It

9 Reasons for Teeth Stains & What To Do About It

Understanding what causes discolored tooth enamel and being able to pinpoint the types of teeth stains will help you determine the best way to treat it.
How Long Does A Root Canal Take?

How Long Does A Root Canal Take?

Root canal appointment will probably be about 90 minutes long, give or take. In severe cases, a root canal treatment can take up to 3 hours.
What Are Discount Dental Plans & How Do Dental Savings Plans Work?

What Are Discount Dental Plans & How Do Dental Savings Plans Work?

Discount dental plans are great alternatives for people who don’t have dental insurance coverage and still want to save money on their regular dental services
Do I Have a Cavity vs. Stain: How To Tell The Difference?

Do I Have a Cavity vs. Stain: How To Tell The Difference?

When it comes to knowing the difference between a cavity vs. stain, make sure to talk with your dentist about your cavity and tooth stain concerns.