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   •   May 3, 2021

Thumb sucking is common among babies and some start sucking their thumbs inside their mothers’ wombs. They have natural sucking reflexes and usually suck their thumbs to self-soothe or when they are trying to fall asleep. Thumb or pacifier sucking is a habit that helps babies and toddlers to feel safe and secure. However, after […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   January 27, 2021

You need to know that teeth discoloration or yellowish stains on the teeth can also happen to kids. The reason behind this is pretty simple. Kids have a thinner layer of enamel if compared with the adults. Therefore, the chances of the dentin (the layer just below the enamel which is darker) getting exposed is […]

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry   •   December 29, 2020

As a professional pediatric dental service provider, we often come across questions from parents about what oral health products are best for their kids. It is due to this reason that we decided to post a blog that will cover all information about things to know before choosing a mouthwash for kids. Therefore, if you […]

 

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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.