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Our Team

Dr. Omid Termechi, DDS
DISS Founder

Dr. Omid Termechi is a leading practitioner, educator and innovator in implant dentistry. With offices in Astoria and 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. Termechi is an Attending at the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Department of Oral Implantology and Biomaterials.  He is an Assistant Professor at the Implant Department of New York University College of Dentistry. He was an ADA CELL Seminar Series Lecturer from 2005 to 2015.
Dr. Termechi has achieved an Associate Fellowship status in The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) as well as Fellowship and Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI).

Dr. Omid Termechi

Dr. Jose Rodrigo Cayarga de la Hoz

Dr. Jose Rodrigo Cayarga de la Hoz is a highly regarded practitioner and educator specializing in implant dentistry. Currently in private practice at CAYARGA DENTAL, he also serves as Director and Clinical Instructor at the post-graduate Periodontics and Dental Implants Department of Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) in Guatemala.
Dr. Cayarga received his Degree in Dental Surgery from UFM (Facultad de Odontología) in 2009. He completed his advanced general training and clinical fellowships in Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry at the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry, where he also served as a Clinical Instructor between 2010 and 2012. Dr. Cayarga’s research and academic interests include Osteotome-assisted sinus augmentation, Sinus Lift Surgery with immediate implant placement, Osseointegration and Guided Tissue Regeneration.
Dr. Cayarga is an Active Member of the Academy of Osseintegration (AO) and a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Stomatological College of Guatemala.

Dr. Roberto Alejandro Galindo Ramirez

Dr. Roberto Alejandro Galindo Ramírez currently works in private practice at Clìnicas Odontològicas Hurtarte and Zona Dental Guatemala, where he specializes in periodontics and implantology. Dr. Galindo also serves as professor and clinical instructor at the Periodontology Department of Universidad Francisco Marroquìn (UFM) in Guatemala. His research and academic interests include osseointegration and the use of bisphosphonates in periodontics.
Dr. Galindo received his Degree in Dental Surgery from UFM (Facultad de Odontología) in 2004. He also received two post-graduate degrees from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya: Master of Research in Biomedicine (2009-2011) and Master in Periodontics and Implantology (2009-2012). In 2012, Dr. Galindo completed externships in periodontics at Harvard University, Boston University and Tufts University. He also completed two separate externships at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2007 and 2016).
Passionate about improving access to dental care, Dr. Galindo has volunteered extensively over the years with philanthropic organizations including Bellsouth/ FUNRURAL, Carlos Murillo/Rotary International and Fernando Lara/ Rotary International.

Cindy Lodato
Executive 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 & doctor relations, sequencing and coordinating treatment, scheduling, and financial agreements. Her commitment and professionalism are what make DISS a great success and allow for smooth logistical operations of all seminar functions.

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