General Dentistry, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, Hudson Valley, New York 12603

Fred S. Maron, general dentist

Fred S. Maron, DMD

Fred S. Maron, DMD

Dr. Maron's passion for dentistry and commitment to excellence are well-known to both patients and colleagues in the community. He considers his staff and patients to be an extended famly. New patients are amazed at the warmth and caring shown to them by the staff and doctor. When Dr. Maron calls patients to see how they are doing after a difficult procedure, they commonly remark that no doctor has ever called them at night or on a weekend to check on them.

Dr. Maron also believes that giving patients adequate time is very important. Some people hate going to the dentist. Just sitting in a dental chair is traumatic for many of them. Dr. Maron is very patient and understanding of the needs of these patients. Years later they remind him of how fearful they once were in being treated in the dental office and how comfortable they are now in coming.

Dr. Maron has practiced general dentistry in his current Poughkeepsie, New York location for more than 40 years. He has completed advanced training in all aspects of dental treatment, including Invisalign® orthodontics and dental sleep medicine. Dr. Maron has taught dental residents at Montefiore Hospital and published dental articles. He participates regularly in continuing education and reads numerous dental journals to stay up-to-date with current techniques and materials.

Professional credentials

Dr. Maron has attained the following professional achievements:

  • Fellowship (1982) and Mastership (2002) in the Academy of General Dentistry
    • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dentistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (1980-2009) and Assistant Attending at Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY (1978-2009), where he taught dental school graduates how to do dentistry on patients with diverse medical disabilities in a hospital environment 
    • Publications in the Journal of the American Dental Association: “Mucosal burn resulting from chewable aspirin: report of case” (August 1989), “Enamel Erosion resulting from hydrochloric acid tablets” (June 1996) 

Education and training

Dr. Maron has attained the following educational achievements:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in biology with honors (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Queens College of CUNY
  • Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where he completed two years of medical school while taking dental courses and took both medical and dental boards
  • One-year post-dental school General Practice Residency at Montefiore Hospital, which included trauma training in hospital emergency rooms; and patient treatment in a geriatric/chronic disease hospital, a juvenile detention center, and an outpatient clinic in a large hospital

Professional affiliations

Dr. Maron is a member of the following organizations:

Continuing education

The New York State Dental Association has recognized Dr. Maron for completing 1,000 hours of continuing dental education. Some of the courses and topics he has recently studied are as follows:

  • April 2016 (1 day)—Restorative dentistry (Ninth District Dental Society)
  • June 2016 (1 day)—Esthetics (Empire State Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry)
  • October 2016 (3 days)—Orofacial pain (NEMSC)
  • March 2017 (3 days)—"Advanced principles of Esthetics, Implants and Dental Materials" (NEMSC)
  • April 2017 (1 day)—Restorative dentistry (Ninth District Dental Society)
  • June 2017 (1 day)—Sleep apnea and appliance therapy (AGD)
  • August 2017 (2 days)—Mini-implant training (Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Technique)
  • August 2017 (1 day)—Transparent removable appliances (Align Technology, Inc.)
  • September 2017 (1 day)—"Head and Neck Anatomy Review: Clinical Relevance" (New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute)
  • October 2017 (3 days)—Implant retained dentures and restorations (NEMSC)
  • November 2017 (1 day)—Dentistry update of materials and techniques (Gordon J. Christensen, Practical Clinical Courses)

Hudson Valley Top Dentist

Hudson Valley Magazine has recognized Dr. Maron as a "Top Dentist" in its November 2015-2018 issues.

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Did you know?

Dr. Maron is one of only four Masters of the Academy of General Dentistry who practice in Dutchess County.

Testimonial

"He takes such pride in his work and does such good work that I just would not go anywhere else for my dental needs."

Testimonial

"He is totally committed to excellence in everything he does."

News flash 

Dr. Maron is an experienced provider of Invisalign® orthodontics for adults and adolescents and an AADSM "Qualified Dentist" for oral appliances for sleep apnea. Call our office today to schedule a free consult.

Testimonial

"His level of care and attention to detail is outstanding."

 
 
 
 
 

Did you know?

Dr. Maron takes courses all over the world to stay current with new dental materials and techniques.