Meet the Team

A practice is only as strong as the team behind it.
Meet our team at Poughkeepsie Pediatric Dentistry and find out why we’re passionate about what we do.

Dr. Mayer Noskow

Dr. Mayer Noskow


Dr. Noskow earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he earned academic recognition on the Dean’s List and graduated with honors. He completed one-year of General Practice Residency and then completed a two-year residency specializing in Pediatric Dentistry at Maimonides Medical Center and Kings County Medical Center. Dr. Noskow is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, (AAPD), The American Dental Association (ADA), and the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA). He is certified in advance cardiac life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), and advance airway management (AHA).

As a practicing Pediatric Dental Specialist, Dr. Noskow holds hospital privileges at multiple regional hospitals, providing comprehensive dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia in a hospital setting. Additionally, He works closely with a highly trained anesthesiologist, and offers the choice of in office sedation as well. His office is equipped with nitrous oxide (laughing-gas) and that too is available, if needed.

Dr. Noskow’s practice ranges from, treating infants through adolescents, special-needs children, and those medically compromised included.Establishing a positive, optimal dental environment at home, focused on prevention, and on providing a full range of dentistry, specialized to the child-patient with the highest, most innovative level of specialization and competence.

It is the philosophy of Dr. Noskow to treat each individual child with the compassion, and care which is deserved and anticipated, when coming to visit the dentist. His natural love for all children makes it inevitable that his young patients look forward to arriving for their appointment. The atmosphere is always up beat, positive, and engenders confidence in Dr. Noskow’s young patients, enabling a stress free environment for treatment to take place.

When Dr. Noskow is not busy with his career of caring for his patient he is an active member of his community, in Suffern, NY, where he lives with his wife Aliza, and their two children.

Dr. Phong Ta

Dr. Phong Ta


Dr. Ta is a Board Certified Dental Anesthesiologist with extensive training from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. During his 2 year residency, he was trained to provide the wide spectrum of anesthetics from mild sedation to complete general anesthesia. As part of his training Dr. Ta maintains certification in both Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS). Prior to his time at Mount Sinai Hospital he competed a general practice residency at Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System in California in association with Stanford University. As a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland’s Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dr. Ta was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with distinctions from both the department of restorative dentistry and periodontics.

As a member of the dental community, Dr. Ta maintains active membership in the following organizations:

1. American Dental Association.
2. New York State Dental Association
3. New York County Dental Society
4. American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists
5. Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society

Dr. Ta has advanced experience with in office sedation, treating pediatric patients.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Ta is an avid musician and plays violin with several orchestras throughout the city. He also enjoys tennis and running.