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
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.
What Is A Teething Rash & How To Treat It

What Is A Teething Rash & How To Treat It

A teething rash is when an infant shows some type of rash-like symptoms around their mouth, on their face, or elsewhere on their body.
11 Reasons For A White Tongue & Treatments

11 Reasons For A White Tongue & Treatments

A white tongue can be caused by a lot of different things. Here are 11 common reasons and how to treat a white tongue.
9 Reasons For Inflamed and Swollen Taste Buds

9 Reasons For Inflamed and Swollen Taste Buds

Do you have swollen taste buds? It’s probably the papillae that they’re on and not the actual taste buds that are swollen.