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  • Ten Fun Things to Do with Your Old Toothbrush
    the doctor and our staff recommend that you replace your worn-out, germy toothbrush with a new one every three months. But most people either forget or resist getting rid of Read more
  • Is Coffee Damaging Your Smile?
    Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many people have a cup, or two, or even three a day. It’s common to drink it in the Read more
  • Valentine's Day History
    Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people Read more
  • Dental-Healthy Snacks for Your School-Aged Child
    Kids are constantly active and constantly growing. No wonder they’re constantly hungry! When it’s time for a snack, here are some tips to make between meal treats timely, tasty, and Read more
  • Top Ten Ways to Improve Heart Health
    The human heart truly appreciates it when we eat healthy foods, don’t smoke, and exercise regularly. But there’s something else that can improve your heart’s longevity and you may not Read more
  • Understanding Cavities
    Getting a cavity seems like delayed punishment for eating that special dessert every weekend or for the few days you forgot to floss. When you are doing everything right with Read more
  • What happens if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed?
    One of the things the doctor and our team at Barbara Preussner, DMD monitor during your dental appointments is the growth of your wisdom teeth, or third molars. Third molars Read more
  • Your Sunny Smile
    Your beaming smile makes a sunny day even brighter—and that sunny day can return the favor! How does the sun affect your dental health? Let’s shine some light on the Read more
  • Going Green for the New Year
    Does your list of New Year’s resolutions for the coming months include reducing your ecological footprint? If so, let’s ring in the year with some basic—and some innovative—dental ideas to Read more
  • Resolving to Eat Better in the New Year
    It’s a new year, and a resolution found on many lists is learning to be more mindful about healthy food choices. You might have set some of these goals yourself. Read more
  • Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay
    You do everything you can to protect your toddler with safeguards large and small. Installing that complicated car seat. Figuring out which sunscreen is best for delicate skin. Spending weeks Read more
  • The Purpose of a Dental Crown
    A dental crown, otherwise known as a cap, covers an infected tooth and can vary in function, depending on the position of the tooth. Crowns cover all the visible parts Read more
  • I drink a lot of coffee. Could it be hurting my smile?
    At Barbara Preussner, DMD, we know most of our patients enjoy a cup of coffee or two throughout the day. But what many of you don’t know is that coffee Read more
  • Weighing the Facts about DIY Scaling
    The dental section of your local drugstore or favorite online site offers more dental tools for home care than ever before. Little angled mirrors. Tongue scrapers. Gum stimulators. Interproximal brushes. Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Barbara Preussner, DMD we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter Read more
  • Creating a Dental Home
    As a parent, you know how important a happy, relaxed atmosphere is when it comes to making your child feel at home. We would like to make our Holliston, Massachusetts Read more

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