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
Differences Between a Dentist vs. Dental Hygienist

Differences Between a Dentist vs. Dental Hygienist

When it comes to dentists vs. dental hygienists, both can do more than what an assistant does and requires more training, but only the dentist is a doctor.
What Are Plaque Disclosing Tablets & How To Use Them

What Are Plaque Disclosing Tablets & How To Use Them

Plaque disclosing tablets are a temporary teeth dye that shows plaque buildup on your teeth.
5 Signs Your Allergic to Toothpaste & How To Fix It

5 Signs Your Allergic to Toothpaste & How To Fix It

Allergies to toothpaste are more common than you might suspect. Try switching brands, and reading the label to check for common allergens.
What To Do In High School To Become A Dentist Or Hygienist

What To Do In High School To Become A Dentist Or Hygienist

In high school and thinking about becoming a dentist or dental hygienist? There are some things you can start doing to prepare for your future career.