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
What Do Healthy Gums Look Like? (Pictures & Action Plan)

What Do Healthy Gums Look Like? (Pictures & Action Plan)

Healthy gums typically look smooth and have a light coral-pink color, not red. They are tightly wrapped around your teeth and do not bleed.
Teeth Whitening At The Dentist: Procedure & Cost

Teeth Whitening At The Dentist: Procedure & Cost

The teeth whitening at the dentist's cost can vary between $300-$800 on average. It's a fast and cost-effective way to make your smile whiter.
What to Do If Your Crown Fell Out | Dental Emergency

What to Do If Your Crown Fell Out | Dental Emergency

If your crown fell out, call your dentist ASAP. In the meantime, don’t chew with that tooth and put your crown somewhere where you won’t lose it.
5 Ways To Clean Your Toothbrush & Tongue Scraper 

5 Ways To Clean Your Toothbrush & Tongue Scraper 

Sanitizing or disinfecting toothbrush heads or knowing how to clean your tongue scraper can help you prevent the transmission of germs.