Dentist in Holliston, MA
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Dr. Barbara Preussner
Dentist in Holliston, MA
Barbara Preussner, DMD
Dr. Barbara Preussner is a 1988 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She established her private practice in 1990 and has been practicing in Holliston, MA since 1991. Her philosophy is to serve her patients with the finest personal care possible. She considers herself more than a dental care provider, but also a partner in every patient’s overall well being.
Dr. Preussner knew from an early age that she wanted to pursue dentistry as a career. She takes great pride in learning the latest techniques and philosophies and has taken many hours of continuing dental education. She has studied under some of the most prestigious names in dentistry including the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study and the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry(Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education). In her free time, Dr. Preussner enjoys spending time with her husband Barry and her children, Ashley and Paul. Her hobbies include skiing, dancing and gardening.
Her professional memberships include:
- American Dental Association
- Massachusetts Dental Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
- West Metropolitan Study Club, where she was the former President, Secretary and Treasurer.
- Spear Faculty Study Club
- Greater Boston Spear Study Club
- American Academy of Facial Esthetics
- American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Cathy – Office Manager
Cathy began her career in the dental field 20 years ago as a Dental Assistant. Her love for dentistry and patient care makes her a natural to work in the dental profession. After 10 years of assisting Cathy starting working in the administrative aspect and found her home. She has the ability to discuss treatment with detail and confidence. She is able to help patients understand their insurance and utilize it to its maximum benefits.
Cathy has been blessed with her son Shawn, and daughter Valerie. Shawn lives in the area so they are able to spend weekly time together. Valerie lives in West palm Beach Fla(where Cathy plans to retire) she is teaching kindergarden there. Recently Cathy bought her dream home in Warwick RI. This home is just a short walk to the beach. Her hobbies include walks along the beach, gardening, bike riding, camping and skiing. She loves traveling, and spending time with her mother and sisters, playing cards or games. Cathy is most happy when she knows she has a vacation planned.
Beth – Office Assistant
Beth is a welcome addition to our team. She has over 35 years of customer service experience and has quickly adapted to the dental world. She is our go to girl with any insurance questions. Beth has made her home to Upton, MA for the past 30 years. She and her wonderful husband Bob have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. They are lucky enough to spend quite a bit of time spoiling the little angels. In the summer, she and Bob head out to Rhode Island where they enjoy their boat and relaxing days on the water.
Anne – Office Assistant
Anne has been with Dr. Preussner throughout her career. With her vast business experience she is the perfect person to help us out with processing insurance payments. Anne is the all around go to person when you need help getting something done. She is always eager to learn new tasks. Anne achieved her business degree in Germany prior to immigrating to the United States. In 1961, she and her husband Juergen moved to Long Island, New York. Together, they have two very successful children. Their son, Gerhard, is a corporate pilot stationed in Florida and their vary talented daughter, Barbara, is a dentist in Holliston. When Anne is not traveling the national parks throughout this beautiful country, you will most likely find her busy in one of her many gardens. She enjoys her daily walks where she is sure to see a great variety of wildlife.
Nelly – Dental Assistant
Nelly completed her Dental Assistant program at the Minuteman Technical School for Adult Education in 1998. She is highly experienced in her field, having worked as a Dental Assistant for 14 years. Her love for her profession allows her to make patients feel at ease during their dental visits. Nelly wished to find a career that would allow her to work closely with and provide help to patients, as she was a Registered Nurse for 10 years while living in Moscow. Nelly immigrated to the United States from Russia in 1995 with her husband and two sons. She and her husband Leo are very proud of their sons. The oldest son Boris is now a successful biologist, and Anatoly, a published author. In her free time, she can be found at her Cape Cod home in Dennis Port, where she spends weekends with her family restoring the home of her dreams. She loves to walk beside the ocean with her beautiful three-year-old granddaughter, Sasha.
Angela– Registered Dental Hygienist
Angela has been a Dental Hygienist for the past 10 years. She graduated from Community College of Rhode Island with an Associate’s of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene and pursued her career as a dental hygienist. Previously she has practiced in specialty offices of a periodontist and a prosthodontist. Her passion for dental hygiene began at a young age, inspired by her own dental hygienist. Angela is always looking to advance her knowledge and skills with continuing education courses. Angela lives in Boylston with her husband Tim; of 11 years, and her adorable son Alex. Angela is actively involved at Alex’s school and has a personal interest in special education In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to music or just relaxing with a nice glass of wine. Her family is located close by, in Rhode Island and she spends much of her free time with them.
Alyssa– Registered Dental Hygienist
Alyssa received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design from the University of Rhode Island. A few years later, she decided to continue her education, but in a different direction. She graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island with an Associate’s of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene and pursued her career as a dental hygienist. Alyssa finds her job very fulfilling, as she loves working with people and being able to help educate patients on ways to keep their oral health at an optimal level. Alyssa was married in November 2013, and wasted no time adding a beautiful baby girl to her family. Quinn was born 1 short year later and they are now residing in Cranston, Rhode Island. Before Quinn in her downtime, Alyssa enjoyed traveling, going to concerts, trying new restaurants with friends, spending time with her family, and reading a good book with her cocker spaniel named Maisy by her side. Now she is completely consumed with staying home and cuddling with her baby. Before Quinn, Alyssa and her husband Brian would enjoy a nice motorcycle ride to the beach, now they love a car ride to the park.
Sydney– Registered Dental Hygienist
Sydney completed dental hygiene school and her Bachelor's degree at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Her passion for healthcare and working directly with people made dental hygiene the perfect career choice for her as she loves helping patients improve their overall health through excellent oral hygiene! She worked as a hygienist in Connecticut for 2 years before moving to Massachusetts in 2017. Sydney lives in Easton with her boyfriend of four years, Ryan, and their cat, Dexter. When Sydney isn't working, she loves kickboxing, traveling, going out to eat, camping, visiting family and friends in New Jersey and Connecticut, and doing puzzles.