Course Description:

This Webinar will be our first in a possible series of presentations and workshops in 2020 on the topics of business, financial and legal preparedness by a small dental practice in catastrophes such as the current one. In order to react in an orderly way to traumatic business events, we’ll discuss tried and true financial and business planning strategies and educate ourselves on current legal concepts that affect decision-making during and after slowdowns, closures and potential virus resurgences. Create financial resilience in your practice and update yourself on new legal burdens imposed on small employers that will help reduce uncertainty and second guessing.

The first hour of our presentation will be by a Director and Counsellors of the Small Business Development Corporation in New York City (SBDC). SBDC is an affiliate of SBA. They help with implementation of SBA programs in the community. There will be discussions of what other trade groups in the community have done to deal with hurdles that are similar to those we are facing, including: Limited-time use of funds such as the Payroll Protection Program and the reality of not being able to open your practice that quickly; dealing with high rent and overhead; and financial survival with peace of mind. They will discuss creating short-term and mid-term financial projections to stay afloat until your businesses are robust again.

The second hour will be a presentation by Felicia Ennis, a Partner at the New York law firm of Warshaw Burstein. She will discuss the many new legal requirements recently legislated applicable to small businesses by Federal, State and City governments. Topics will include such areas as reopening dental practices,  implementing new physical workplace measures, protocols to limit individuals from entering the workplace and decision-making regarding which employees to return to work, when to return them and on what schedules based on legitimate, non-discriminatory considerations. Time permitting we may discuss other topics of interest such as managing hurdles in employing a workforce that is currently collecting federal and state unemployment benefits.

Course Objectives:

1. Overview of how comparable industries are coping with the current challenges of a business catastrophe
2. Overview of using available financial tools in marketplace to build a resilient financial projection for your small business
3. Overview of new legal requirements imposed by various levels of government
4. Practical issues of bringing back a workforce that is collecting unemployment benefits
5. Q&A to address audience’s concerns

Dean Balsamini
Joseph Bottega
Felicia Ennis

Moderated by Nima Dayani

About Dr. Nima Dayani:

Dr. Nima Dayani has practiced endodontics for the past 17 years. He has served the New York City area from his practice, EOI – NYC, located in Midtown Manhattan. See his full biography.

Our Doctors

Nima Dayani, DDS, MS
Endodontist - Root Canal Specialist
Clinical Expertise:
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Root Canals: Endodontic Treatment or Root Canal Therapy
  • Endodontic Retreatment including removal of posts or other obstructions from the root canal
  • Endodontic Surgery including Apicoectomy and Complex Apicoectomies, bone grafts, dental implants and complex dental implant rehabilitations
  • Emergency Dentistry and all emergency dental care to alleviate tooth pain and swelling
  • Internal Tooth Bleaching
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries, Microscope Dentistry and minimally invasive procedures.
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Valentina Lyssova, DDS
Implantology and Ancillary Surgeries
Clinical Expertise:
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics After Head & Neck Cancers
  • Surgical Implantology and Surgical Implant placements
  • Guided Implant Surgery
  • Restoration of Soft and Hard Tissue Deficiencies
  • Sinus Lifts
  • Ridge Augmentation
  • Advanced Bone Grafting
  • Full Mouth Oral Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Dental Treatment for Scleroderma Patients
  • Sleep Apnea Therapy
  • Surgical Case Planning for Facilitation of Prosthetic Rehabilitation
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Jamie Yoonshin Lee, DDS
Endodontist - Root Canal Specialist
Clinical Expertise:
  • Diagnostic services
  • Root Canals: Endodontic Treatment or Root Canal Therapy
  • Endodontic Retreatment including removal of posts or other obstructions from the root canal
  • Pulp Therapy: Apexogenesis, Apexification, Vital Pulp Therapy, Regenerative Procedures
  • Non-surgical and surgical perforation repair
  • Surgical treatments: Apicoectomy, auto-transplantation, intentional replantation, root amputation
  • Internal tooth bleaching
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries, Microscope Dentistry and minimally invasive procedures
  • Emergency dentistry to alleviate pain and swelling
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Allen Glied, DDS
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Clinical Expertise:
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal
  • IV Sedation, Sleep dentistry, Sleep Surgery
  • Bone Grafts and Reconstruction
  • Facial Trauma
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Oral Pathology
  • Apicoectomy
  • Cuspid Exposure
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Advanced Implant Rehabilitation
  • Crown Lengthening
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Benjamin Solomowitz, DMD
Dental Anesthesiologist
Clinical Expertise:
  • Dental Anesthesiologist
  • Sedation Dentistry. Sleep Dentistry
  • IV Sedation Root Canal
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Peer Reviews

  • Dr. Jonathan Marcus, JB Dental, PC; 3410 Broadway #1, New York, NY 10031
    • I’ve been referring patients to EOI for the past several years for endodontics. Notwithstanding the doctor being a real gentleman, he truly is the best at what he does. My patients consistently tell me how he has shattered their pre-conceptions of what a Root Canal is all about. His calm gentle manner, married to his cutting edge technology clearly puts him in a league of his own.
  • Dr. Kristin Manitzas Miles, Pediatric Dentist and CEO, Majestic Smiles Pediatric Dentistry PLLC
    • I’ve been referring my endodontic patients to EOI… They are professional, empathetic and perfectionistic—the total package… When I refer to them, I know my patient will be seen in a timely manner, will be treated with respect, and will get a good result. I can highly recommend them without reservation.
  • Dr. David Poiman DMD, FAGD, 57 W 57th Street, New York, NY
    • I am a general dentist, and we have been working with EOI for several years. They are very conscientious and professional dentists, providing patients with superb results. They have treated my family members as well.
  • Dr. Stewart Rosenblatt, DDS 191 Third Avenue, New York, NY
    • A gentle mannered and highly skilled NYC root canal specialist. I have comfortably referred many of my patients into EOI’s care.

Contact Us

36 w 44th Street, Suite 712
Between 5th & 6th Ave
New York, NY 10036
(212) 221-3155
Opening Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday:
Emergency Appointments

Memberships & Affiliations


We Are Open for All Patient Dental Services

Your Safety: We want you to know that by entering our offices, you will be in one of the safest places in New York City. In fact, our specialists are helping train other dentists about how to manage infection control in their offices.

As an emergency care provider, we have been open during the state of “PAUSE” for emergency services, and we are now open for all patient visits. In light of the pandemic, we implemented additional precautions for patients and staff, many of which turned out to exceed the CDC and DOH recommendations when such guidance was issued. Some of the changes you might notice:

  • Contactless check-in. We have converted our administrative procedures to online forms that can be completed from home, eliminating the need for a physical waiting room or contact with anyone outside of the clinical staff.
  • Tele-Dentistry Triage process. Our doctors contact you after you have made an appointment and before you arrive at the office to discuss your dental concerns, in order to eliminate any unnecessary in-person visits.
  • Tele-Dentistry Consult, allows patients to have an in-depth conversation with a clinician prior to their arrival to: (1) review patient’s health and dental history, (2) to receive a tentative diagnosis as to why the patient is experiencing his/her symptoms and what the appropriate treatment is, and (3) to review the pros and cons of each treatment option and its expected success rate over time.
  • All doctors and staff have been tested for SARS-CoV-2
  • All patients are interviewed regarding recent exposures to SARS-CoV-2 and tested
  • Robust PPE for the clinical staff
  • Strong Engineering protocols and strict Administrative Controls to eliminate risk of exposure and enhance infection control significantly

If you have any questions about the steps we are taking, please feel free to contact us.

We’re excited to continue providing gold-standard dental care.