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
7 Ways To Make Novocaine Numbness Go Away After Dentist

7 Ways To Make Novocaine Numbness Go Away After Dentist

There are a few things you can do to try to get your novocaine numbness to wear off faster.
7 False Myths About Root Canals | Are Root Canals Painful?

7 False Myths About Root Canals | Are Root Canals Painful?

Why is it that root canals have one of the worst reputations of all dental procedures? Are root canals safe? 100%. Does a root canal hurt? No.
What's Really in Toothpaste? Is There Sugar In Toothpaste?

What's Really in Toothpaste? Is There Sugar In Toothpaste?

Toothpaste ingredients are important to read over, especially if you know you have allergies or specific dental problems you’re dealing with.
13 Reasons For A Metal Taste In The Mouth & What To Do

13 Reasons For A Metal Taste In The Mouth & What To Do

A metallic or metal taste may have various reasons behind it. Here are 13 things that might be causing a bitter or metallic taste in your mouth.