(856) 335-1775

Thurm Dental Group
925 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108

Dental Care for People with Special Needs

Are you seeking a dentist who is specially trained to help adults or teenagers with special needs? Call our dental office in Collingswood, NJ today. The phone number is (856) 335-1775.

Dr. Arthur Thurm has more than 35 years of experience providing compassionate dental care to people who have physical, medical, developmental, or cognitive conditions. For example, our team is trained to help people who have:

  • Developmental disorders including Autism, Down Syndrome, and processing disorders
  • Physical disorders including Parkinson’s disease, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, cancer, chronic asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, epilepsy, arthritis, spinal cord injuries, or other physical conditions
  • Behavioral/Emotional disorders including Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and anxiety disorders
  • Sensory-related disorders including blindness and hearing problems

It can be difficult for people with special needs to lie still or follow directions in a traditional dental office. At Thurm Dental, we offer multiple types of sedation, including sleep dentistry for patients over 16 years old, to ensure your family member is comfortable throughout the entire procedure.

Our office is one of the only general dentistry practices in New Jersey that provides out-patient anesthesia services. After the initial evaluation, we will determine if we can safely treat your loved one at our dental office. If not, we will make every attempt to locate another dental practice that can perform hospital-based dental care. Our first priority is always the patient’s safety and well-being.

Call our team today at (856) 335-1775 to schedule a consultation. We look forward to seeing how we can help your family member smile more.





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I have had an abnormal fear of the dentist all my life which led to sever gum disease and I was terrified of what I needed to have done. Dr. Thurm took his time to explain everything that had to be done and he treated me with such kindness and care it was wonderful. I had extractions done, scaling and filings under anesthesia so I did not have to hear or feel what he was doing. I woke up and Dr. T…

Donna D.

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As always, everyone at Thurm Dental is professional and friendly. I’ve been a patient of Dr. Thurm’s for over thirty years and wouldn’t consider ever going to another dentist. At this point it’s like visiting old friends.

Nancy W.

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Excellent dentist and staff. Seen on time. State of the art equipment and most importantly, correct and good treatment with a conservative approach. Dr. Thurm’s approach is to assess the situation, range of options, whether the treatment is urgent or can wait and proceed from there. Everybody in this facility is both professional and friendly. I wish all businesses were like this.

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Wonderful experience. Professional staff. Was taken on time with no wait. Clean and comfortable office environment. State of the art equipment! Fabulous scheduling reminders for the busy family! Highly recommend!

Lori M.

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I have an absolutely devastating fear of dentists, and had it not been for excruciating tooth pain, I was content to not visit a dental office. My first visit, while in such pain, was probably the most gentle experience I’ve had with a dental office. The staff was definitely sympathetic to my fear, and instead of treating it dismissively or by treating me like a child, they truly made me fee…

Anna S.

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As usual,my checkup and cleaning with Lisa and Dr. Thurm was excellent. Always pleasant and friendly, the staff makes you feel welcome.I would highly recommend this dental practice

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If you had told me a few years ago that I would be smiling, and genuinely happy about the way my teeth look today, I would have told you that you were crazy. I have kept my smile hidden for years, not wanting to show my teeth…ashamed of the way they look after years of neglect. I experience dental anxiety, to the point of putting off the care, for years. I knew this was not a good plan, but…

Margaret S.

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Very professional group who always does a nice job!

Alan K.

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Dr Thurm and his team are not only incredibly talented , they are compassionate , and provide non judgmental care no matter the extent of your dental needs . I’ve had extractions , fillings , and bridgework all pain and anxiety free . That’s why again and again I choose Thurm Dental .

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Great service! My needs and comfort are always part of practitioner’s service.

Gail V.

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Dr Thurm is New Jersey’s best Dentist and his staff is Wonderful.

Philomena R.

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Outstanding experience! I have avoided the dentist for 35 years due to fear. I honestly thought having my teeth taken care of was completely out of the question until I heard Dr. Thurm’s practice advertised on the radio. From the moment I walked in, everyone on his staff was incredibly friendly and were acutely aware of your trepidation. While in the room waiting to see the Dr. I felt myself…

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As usual everything was perfect. Everyone is always friendly and helpful.

Patricia T.

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Best dentist! Highly recommend this office!!

Katie T.

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Always a pleasure going to our favorite dentist! Most people dread the trip to the dentist but not my family. As a matter of fact, we travel from West Chester, PA to come to our appointments and will continue to do so until I am no longer able to drive. Any work our teeth have needed has always been a pleasant experience — so far, never a painful moment. Will always be grateful to my friend…

Denise H.

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I had some concerns about a dental issue. I received friendly, painless treatment as well as good information as to how to deal with my dental issue. I feel as though my next check-up will be very much improved. It was a great appointment.

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Awesome place! So glad I made the decision to check it out. Everyone at the office is awesome and I couldn’t be happier with my teeth!

Anonymous

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Dr. Thurm was wonderful and so accommodating, I felt very safe with him

Donna D.

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Great visit, on time, friendly, through and complete, as always.

Howard S.

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THE best dentist in the area! I have been going to the Thurm Dental Group since my children were in grade school – they now have children of their own. The entire staff is terrific ( a special shout-out to Lisa!). I have had a lot of dental work done and have never experienced ANY discomfort or pain. Was always anxious about going to the dentist prior to my first visit to Thurm Dental. No mo…

Joyce G.

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  • Monday
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    Closed
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  • Sunday
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Thurm Dental Group

925 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108

(856) 335-1775