(856) 335-1775

Thurm Dental Group
925 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108

Planning for Dental Anesthesia

Thank you for choosing Thurm Dental Group to provide your dental care. If you will be receiving general anesthesia, please know that the our level of care meets or exceeds the national standards of care for ambulatory surgical centers.

Please observe the following precautions before your appointment:

  1. No food or drink (not even water) for 8 hours prior to your appointment.
  2. Inform the office team of any recent illness, change in medication, or change in medical history.
  3. Wear loose and comfortable clothing on the day of the appointment.
  4. Remove contact lenses prior to the appointment.
  5. Do not wear any makeup (not even eye makeup), perfume, earrings, or cologne on the day of the appointment.
  6. Brush your teeth vigorously before leaving for your appointment.
  7. Do not smoke the morning of your appointment.
  8. Use the restroom immediately before your appointment.

Post-Operative Instructions and Information

  1. The patient must be accompanied home by a responsible adult.
  2. The remainder of the day should be spent resting at home.
  3. Many of these drugs stay in your system for 24 hours after the procedure. The patient should not drive an automobile, operate any machinery (not even a stove), or make any important business decisions for 24 hours.
  4. The patient should not consume any alcoholic beverages or tranquilizers for 24 hours unless prescribed by Dr. Thurm.
  5. Report any unusual symptoms including dizziness or nausea to Dr. Thurm as soon as they occur.
  6. Some patients experience minor swelling of the lips from manipulation during the visit. If your lips are swollen, place ice on them for five (5) minutes, then remove for five minutes. Repeat as needed.
  7. Some patients may experience a sore throat. This comes from the dry packs we place in your mouth, as well as the medications we use. Use chloraseptic lozenges or spray with salt water rinses to alleviate any discomfort you have.

If you have any questions regarding your anesthetic or dental care, please call our office at (856) 335-1775.

Our patients leave smiling

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Tooth pulled, crowns removed, temporary bridge placed-no pain at all!

Linda M.

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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.

Anonymous

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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 .

Anonymous

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It was the most positive dental cleaning appointment I have ever had! Carol was very gentle and thorough. I made my next appointment for six months, and now I will be calling to schedule a cleaning for my husband, on the same day.

Carol L.

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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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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 more a…

Joyce G.

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State of the art equipment, Pleasant atmosphere, knowledgable staff, excellent service!

Rochelle S.

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I’ve been going to Thurm dental for 25+ years – always professional, nice and of course good at what they do!

Anonymous

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

Donna D.

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My visits to Dr Thurm office is always treat. While that description of dental care may sound strange, from the receptionist to my hygienist Liza, to Dr Thurm himself, they are the best. The office is friendly, thorough, and comfortable. I’ve been going there too many years to count, but can’t I imagine going anywhere else.

Ronald W.

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Always a pleasure to visit. Top notch dental office. Very professional.

Thomas T.

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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 and his staff are awesome. Would highly recommend them for anyone needing dental work. I was absolutely scared of any dentist…now I can’t wait to go back and get the rest of my teeth taken care of. Thanks again Dr. Thurm.

Steve E.

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Excellent individuals. Caring and compassionate. They always put me at ease.

I. C.

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My visit to Thurm Dental Group was wonderful! I have always been afraid of going to the dentist since my youth.now I am a senior citizen. Dr. Thurm made me UNAFRAID and could not have made me so comfortable. The entire staff was GREAT! I look forward to finally doing the right thing, with a terrific Dr. and staff. Thank You

Irving Z.

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Carol was extremely gentle with my cleaning.

Carl C.

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I’ve had a life long fear of the dentist for as long as I can remember and as a result neglected my teeth . Then I found Dr Thurm and staff . I have absolutely no anxiety about going to see him . He’s done all my work for me and it’s all been great . Being able to smile with confidence and not hide my teeth in shame has been life changing . I can’t say enough !

Anonymous

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Very professional group who always does a nice job!

Alan K.

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Dr. Thurm and staff are the most amazing people. Their support and expertise is above and beyond. I went in with a difficult problem and the reassurance and calmness of Dr. Thurm is just amazing. He makes a terrible procedure turn into an ordinary day. The kindness exhibited – not only from Dr. Thurm but his entire staff – is very much appreciated. I NEVER want him to retire. I know that is se…

Suzanne W.

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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.

Anonymous

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Office Hours

  • Monday
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    Closed
  • Thursday
    7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    Closed
  • Saturday
    Closed
  • Sunday
    Closed

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Thurm Dental Group

925 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108

(856) 335-1775