About Us – Meet Our Team and Dental Expert
Bridging the divide between the dentist's office and the toothpaste aisle.

Bridging the divide between the dentist's office and the toothpaste aisle.

Welcome to TeethTalkGirl.com, a fun resource for credible and evidence-based dental information to help you confidently make the right choices for your smile. 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.

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.

The TeethTalkGirl Medical Expert Team of board-certified dentists are dedicated to our mission by reviewing our articles and helping make dental information accessible to all.

Meet The Teeth Talk Team

Here at TeethTalkGirl, we are a passionate bunch! From our writers to our web developers, we are all eager to provide credible, accurate dental information accessible to all.

The Teeth Talk Girl dental care blog is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in maintaining oral health and exploring modern dental technology. Our articles cover a wide range of topics, from the basics of dental care and oral hygiene tips for maintaining a healthy smile to more specialized subjects like cosmetic dentistry, dental crowns, and teeth whitening. We delve into the complexities of dental treatments for issues such as tooth decay, missing teeth, and dental emergencies. 

 Whitney DiFoggio MA, RDH

Whitney DiFoggio MA, RDH

"Teeth Talk Girl," is a registered dental hygienist. She started her dental health journey on YouTube, educating the public through videos.Read more>
 Alex Westerhoff

Alex Westerhoff

Alex is passionate about everything business and finance. He writes to help people navigate the confusing world of dental finance and insurance. Read more>

Meet Our Medical Expert Team

Our team of experienced dental professionals joins us in our mission to empower you to make the right choices with your smile and dental health. They ensure our content is medically accurate and reflects the latest evidence-based research and health information.

Our expert contributors, including dentists and other dental professionals, provide insights into the latest advancements in dental technology, such as dental implants and root canal therapy. Whether you're looking to learn about healthy teeth maintenance or seeking information on more complex procedures like a dental crown or root canal, our blog is an invaluable resource. We also provide guidance on navigating dental office visits, ensuring that readers are well-informed and prepared for any dental health challenge.

Dr.  Joseph Powers DMD

Dr. Joseph Powers DMD

Dr. Joseph Powers, is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. He is now a part-time Clinical Instructor where he teaches Dental Anatomy and General Dentistry. Dr. Powers maintains an active position as an Associate Dentist in private practice in the south suburbs of Chicago. Read more>
Dr. Aierress Davis DDS

Dr. Aierress Davis DDS

Dr. Aierress Davis, is a licensed general dentist training for an Advanced Certificate in Periodontics, a dental specialty that focuses on implant placement and the treatment of gum disease. Read more>
Dr. Matthew  Hannan DDS

Dr. Matthew Hannan DDS

Dr. Matthew Hannan is a board-certified dentist and graduate of UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry. He has clinical practice experience and believes everyone should access educational resources to improve their oral health. Read more>

Our Editorial Process

We are on a mission to make dental information accessible and easy to understand. Since day one, our goal has always been to turn complicated dental topics into easy-to-understand videos. We focus our editorial process on comprehensible articles, unbiased recommendations, and actionable steps to take with your oral health.

Our editorial process:

- Articles are written by dental professionals
- Fact-checked with science-based research
- Medically reviewed by specialty-specific board-certified dentists
- Updated to the latest advances

Since our writers are dental professionals - dental hygienists, assistants, techs, and dentists, the content comes straight from the source! Our editors and fact-checkers are specialty-specific board-certified dentists that solely use evidence-based research.

Our writers and editors convey information in a judgment-free way that empowers you to confidently take action with your dental health.

Our editorial team manages the integrity of our content and is not influenced by partnerships or advertisers on our site. We heavily rely on current primary sources, including peer-reviewed studies and government institutions, to ensure our information is credible and up to date.