Dr. Omid Termechi

Dr. Omid Termechi is a leading practitioner, educator, and innovator in implant dentistry. With offices in Astoria, Queens, and Franklin Square, NY (Long Island), he provides the full range of general, implant and cosmetic dentistry services. Both offices are equipped with state-of-the-art dental chairs and technology such as low-radiation X-Rays and 3D CT scanners. Using minimally invasive pain-free procedures, Dr. Termechi restores smiles and works closely with his patients to help them maintain their dental health.


Dr. Termechi received his D.D.S from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1998. He completed General Practice Residency programs at the Interfaith Medical Center and at the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, both in Brooklyn, NY. He also completed a two-year, full-time Fellowship in Oral Implantology and Biomaterials at the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Omid Termechi

Dr. Eric Weinstein

The son of a 50-year veteran in the field of dentistry, Eric Weinstein, D.D.S., P.C. had a passion for dentistry that began in his early childhood. He grew up in North Valley Stream and graduated from a three-year program at Adelphi University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He attended New York University College of Dentistry and graduated top of his class in 1991. He furthered his education in a post-doctorate general practice residency program at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, where he served as Chief Dental Resident until 1993.

Dr. Weinstein first entered private practice in Bayside and Valley Stream and with his father for a year. He went on to open Island Dental Associates at 600 Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead and his practice grew from two chairs to nine chairs with a full-service, in-house dental laboratory. With the expansion of his dental practice, he moved into his current state-of-the-art location across the street at 639 Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square.

Dr. Eric Weinstein

Dr. Gregg Szelip

Dr. Gregg Szelip is our Board Certified Medical Anesthesiologist, specializing in Office-Based Anesthesia Services since 1994. Dr. Szerlip is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, where he received his medical degree in 1990. He is a graduate of both Anesthesiology Residency Programs at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan and New York Medical College in Valhalla NY. Here he received extensive training in cardiac and pediatric anesthesia as well as pain management. As a practicing anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience, Dr. Szerlip has managed the care of a myriad of patients in both hospital and office-based settings, including adults, pediatrics, and special needs populations.

Dr Gary Szelip

Cindy Lodato
Surgical Coordinator

Cindy has a successful record of performance in dental office management. With over 20 years in the field, her vast knowledge and proficiency in treatment planning conveys confidence and puts patients at ease, allowing them to have the most exceptional experience. Cindy’s expertise includes patient relations, sequencing and coordinating treatment, scheduling and financial agreements. Her commitment and professionalism help the patients achieve the smile of their dreams.


Lynda Bekas
Clinical Director

Lynda started her career in the dental field 16 years ago as a dental assistant and advanced to dental hygienist when she graduated from Briarcliffe College in 2014. She's been working as a clinical director for Island Dental and Shine Dental for the past 7 years. Her role as clinical director is a testament to her professionalism and management skills that will help Island Implant Associates meet its business objectives.


Koorosh Aghakhani


Koorosh Aghakhani is a leader in cutting edge dental technology which has advanced tremendously in the past several years. Although the scientific aspect is recognized in the industry, it's the artistic aspect of an aesthetically pleasing and functional product that fuels his dedication. His passion for creativity sets him apart from the conventional technician.


Koorosh is a dental technologist and a digital dental lab technology consultant. He is a certified dental technician from the National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology 2009 USA.