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.

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Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   June 30, 2021

Fluoride is an extremely important element that acts as an effective preventive measure for adults as well as children. Wondering if fluoride is bad for your kids? Our dentists at Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry have compiled a list of perks related to using fluoride. Let us take a look at them. What Is Fluoride? Before […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   June 24, 2021

It is best to introduce your kids to a good oral care routine as early as possible. However, the transition can be difficult and brushing can turn out to be quite a struggle. We understand the struggles of parents. This is why our dentists at Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry have come up with a list […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   May 19, 2021

As a responsible parent of your kid, you probably have a fair idea by now, of what is and isn’t normal for your toddler’s erupting teeth. But if you find your kid with bleeding gums, then that can be an early sign of your kid’s — poor brushing ways use of hard-bristled toothbrush biting gums […]

 

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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.