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
5 Types of Dental Cleanings

5 Types of Dental Cleanings

Dental cleanings remove plaque, tartar, and stain buildup that you can't clean off at home.
8 Reasons Why Are My Gums Peeling Off?

8 Reasons Why Are My Gums Peeling Off?

Peeling gums—aka “gingival sloughing” is where the outer layer of your gum tissues slough off or peel.
8 Reasons for Geographic Tongue & How To Treat It

8 Reasons for Geographic Tongue & How To Treat It

Geographic tongue is a condition where the “dorsal” (top) surface of the tongue develops these irregular-looking, map-like patterns of red patches.
8 Signs of Trench Mouth & How To Get Rid Of It

8 Signs of Trench Mouth & How To Get Rid Of It

Trench mouth is a serious oral infection that is known for causing severe pain, inflammation, and ulceration in the gums.