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
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.
15 Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt & What To Do About It

15 Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt & What To Do About It

Depending on the type and severity of your tooth pain, toothaches and aching teeth can be caused by a wide array of conditions.