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
What Does Laughing Gas (Nitrous Oxide) At The Dentist Even Do?

What Does Laughing Gas (Nitrous Oxide) At The Dentist Even Do?

Nitrous oxide (aka “laughing gas”) is an excellent solution at the dentist. Nitrous oxide is safe, effective, and used worldwide because of how well it works.
Exactly How to Find a Good Dentist & Avoid the Bad Ones

Exactly How to Find a Good Dentist & Avoid the Bad Ones

When looking for a dentist, knowing what to look for can help you find the best dentist in your area and the best dental care for you.
Can You Over Brush Your Teeth?

Can You Over Brush Your Teeth?

Over brushing or scrub-brushing your teeth too hard can lead to gum recession, tooth enamel damage, and swollen bleeding gums.
Are Orthodontic Headgear Braces Worth it?

Are Orthodontic Headgear Braces Worth it?

Orthodontists use modern orthodontic headgear, braces can be more effective for severe malocclusion needs.