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
Tooth Gems: Are They Safe? Dental Expert Reacts

Tooth Gems: Are They Safe? Dental Expert Reacts

Discover the impact of tooth gems on dental health as a dental professional shares insights on whether or not these trendy accessories can lead to cavities.
Is Drinking Through A Straw Good Or Bad For Your Teeth?

Is Drinking Through A Straw Good Or Bad For Your Teeth?

With all of the perks that come with using a straw to drink, are there any downsides? Yes, let me explain.
9 Ways To Stop Bleeding Gums From Brushing Teeth

9 Ways To Stop Bleeding Gums From Brushing Teeth

Is it normal to have bleeding gums from brushing or flossing?
Scrubbing Harder is Not Better for Your Teeth

Scrubbing Harder is Not Better for Your Teeth

Scrubbing too hard with a soft brush will still lead to permanent damage like enamel abrasion and gum recession.