Helping nervous, phobic and
special needs patients since 1980

Sleep Dentistry for Fearful, Nervous, & Special Needs Patients

Meet Dr. Thurm

Dr. Arthur Thurms is both a restorative dentist and a board-certified dental anesthesiologist. This is a rare combination in dentistry, and you will find just a handful of certified dental anesthesiologists.... also more than 35 years in the last sentence.

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Welcome to Dental Anesthesia Associates

Welcome to Dental Anesthesia Associates, LLC- the most experienced dental anesthesia and sedation office in the Tri-State area.  For over 35 years, Dr. Thurm and his professional staff, have helped thousands of patients overcome their fears, including special needs patients unable to be treated in a traditional dental setting. Other dentists send their most challenging patients to Dr. Thurm for treatment under anesthesia.

For some people, getting routine dental care comfortably, safely and without undue anxiety, might be very complicated.

As an outcome, they might go for months with an issue that requires treatment or even years without seeing a dental practitioner. You might know somebody like this; it might actually be you or a member of your family. Individuals with certain medical, behavioral, age-related, or psychiatric problems or those that have great fear might just not have the ability to have their dental health tended to in the usual manner. That’s where we come in.

Dr. Arthur Thurm is both a Dentist and a Board-Certified Dental Anesthesiologist.  This is a rare combination in dentistry, and you’ll find only a handful of certified dental anesthesiologists throughout the nation who have this training.

With each patient, we start with you, hearing what you have to say. It is the start of our relationship with you. The sole way to have the very best experience is to be heard first.

You’d be surprised at how many dental professionals skip this important step. We’re not here to simply run a bunch of people through treatment in one day. We are here to carefully listen to what you need, keep you feeling safe and comfortable, and most importantly, ensure you are happy with your experience.

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What our patients are saying

My son Keenan is a new patient at Dr. Thurm's office. I am grateful for this group of professionals serving a underserved community. Families that have members with special needs have "special" needs and this dental office meets our needs. They are professional, courteous and caring. What more can you ask for? Our experience was very positive and my son received the dental care he desperately needed. Thank you so much for all you do, Dr. Thurm and staff!!

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