Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, formerly known as Fredric Tatel and Associates is one of the oldest established pediatric dental practices in the southwest suburbs. Dr. McDonald was an associate at Fredric Tatel and Associates and the practice was transitioned to her in February of 2017. Dr. McDonald was selected because of her ability to provide patients with the same level of care.

Recent Blog Post


Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   September 30, 2021

When your child is experiencing severe dental pain as a result of an infected root, having the tooth extracted may appear to be the best alternative. After all, it’s only a baby tooth, isn’t it? Although primary teeth extraction is occasionally recommended, preserving a child’s decayed or damaged tooth rather than removing it prematurely is […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   September 30, 2021

Childhood is a time of adventure, exploration, and development. However, during these years of discovery, there may be the development of a dental problem – a climb on the monkey bars may result in a fractured tooth, or a missed spot of plaque may result in a cavity. Many of the dental disorders that affect […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   August 20, 2021

The problem of toothache is very common all over the world. It affects people from various age groups. When it comes to kids, a toothache is characterized by unending pain that throbs and aches incessantly. This kind of pain occurs only when the decay has penetrated inside and reached the root of the tooth. It […]

 

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Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   August 11, 2020
Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   May 4, 2020

Due to the extension of the Stay at Home Order and recommendations of the American Dental Association our office will continue providing emergency dental services ONLY throughout the month of May. For all dental emergencies please call our office at 708-633-8700 between 9-3pm. For after hour emergencies please call (708)-580-6057. It is our hope that we will resume […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   March 19, 2020

CORONAVIRUS IS AFFECTING all of our lives right now as we work together to slow the spread of the virus, keep everyone safe, and stay positive. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot of misinformation going around, and we want to make sure our patients are well-informed. Symptoms and Testing The main symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, shortness of […]

Welcome to Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is accepting new patients - infants, toddlers and adolescents all welcome! Dr. Yaa McDonald and team offer a complete suite of services including customized smile makeovers. Call us today to schedule an appointment.