Gums Don’t Lie

written by Jimmy Kilimitzoglou, DDS of e.s.i. Healthy Dentistry When I was a kid, I remember not being the greatest brusher and certainly not using floss. Before I had to go to the dentist, I overzealously and enthusiastically attempted to be the poster child of the American Dental Association. A poor attempt to be the beacon…

Battery in your mouth?

written by Dr. Jimmy Kilimitzoglou, DDS of e.s.i. Healthy Dentistry Oral Galvanism is a phenomenon that is rarely discussed amongst dentists today, yet as early as the 1800’s it was a concern of the entire profession. What is oral galvanism and is it a real problem today? The dental profession has been aware of the…

Natural Teeth Whitening: Fact vs. Fiction

Natural Teeth Whitening: Fact vs. Fiction written by Mouth Healthy When it comes to teeth whitening, you may see many different methods featured online and in magazines—from oil pulling to charcoal, and even turmeric. It’s no surprise that DIY whitening is top of mind, either. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what…

The Types of Sedation Dentistry

At e.s.i Healthy Dentistry, Dr. Jimmy Kilimitzoglou and staff have proven time and time again that dentistry can be comfortable, calming, even relaxing. It is with this emphasis that patients can feel at ease when it comes to dental procedures, particularly when it comes to sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry has been the subject of fear…

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Written by Crest If your teeth are stained, discolored, worn, chipped, broken, misaligned, misshapen, or have gaps between them, modern cosmetic dentistry can give you a better smile. A “smile makeover” improves the appearance of your smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures. Cosmetic dentists work with you to develop a treatment plan. Below you’ll…

Let e.s.i Healthy Dentistry Handle Your Invisalign Needs

“For Dr. Dimitrios Kilimitzoglou, M.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I., patient comfort is a top priority. That’s why he offers Invisalign®, a pain-free method to obtain straight teeth, at his Long Island-area practice.” e.s.i Healthy Dentistry certainly emphasizes patient comfort, and in no field are they better equipped to do so than with teeth straightening. Those considering teeth straightening…

Spit It Out

written by Jimmy Kilimitzoglou, DDS of e.s.i. Healthy Dentistry Ever wonder how some people don’t really brush and floss but don’t get cavities? And why is it that some people are so diligent about their oral hygiene yet every time they go to the dentist they get a cavity?  Maybe it’s genetic. “I have soft teeth,” they…