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When children start losing their teeth, a common concern many parents face is the early eruption of the permanent teeth. Sometimes, the permanent teeth erupts before the baby teeth fall out. This may leave your child with two teeth in roughly the same spot.

When this happens, a good idea is to c...

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Present your kid with the best smile ever. Make sure to gift a better oral health and ensure the well-being of your teeth and gums.

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Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry offers dental sedation for children. Some children who are too young, anxious, or perhaps have special needs that are unable to sit for their dental treatment can now have the option of being sedated. 😁

This offers a safe, more effective way, of having all of t...

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If you see stains on the teeth of your child, do not hesitate to get in touch with a pediatric dentist near you.

At, Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, We offer the best pediatric dental treatments in Tinley Park, IL at a budget-friendly price. Book your appointment today.

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One of the goals of brushing 2 times a day is to prevent and remove plaque from your teeth, but plaque is pretty soft! 🦷

Brushing too hard only serves to wear down your mouth's natural defenses and can actually lead to bigger problems down the road. Toothpaste is abrasive enough, so let it do t...

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🎄🎄🎄In observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day our office will be closed this year!!!

Our office will reopen on Monday, December 28th and resume normal business hours.

We would like to wish all of our families a safe Happy Holiday!!! 🎄🎄🎄

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Get Safe and Effective root canal therapy for your kids!

Give us a call only at +1 708-794-9526 to book your appointment.

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry has always strived to make dental visits fun and stress-free. We have always intended to help people change their image of going to the dentist. With that in mind, we have grown and have had the opportunity to serve a countless number of people in our community.

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If your child is bleeding or in pain, contact us immediately.

At Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that dental emergencies can be overwhelming. We will be happy to help your kids in an emergency.

Emergency Dental Care for your children is available in Tinley Park, IL 60477. If yo...

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2 months ago
I honestly couldn’t be more grateful for Dorian and Dr. Javier. My 6 year old daughter had a horrible experience at another dentist and was genuinely fearful to ever go back. I Googled local pediatric dentists and found Joyful Smiles. Every 5 star review is true. The moment we walked in, my daughter saw a welcome sign with her name on it. The office was calm, yet colorful and welcoming for a child. My daughter’s hygienist, Ms. Dorian, took time to explain each step in the process and each instrument. She was so patient with her, even during her initial tears and resistance. She gave my daughter choices, which helped her build confidence. Even though my daughter stood to have her teeth brushed (which was already farther along than I thought we’d get), my daughter was so proud of herself after just the first 4 teeth. By the end of the appointment, Ms. Dorian was able to encourage her and cheer her on to have all of her x-rays, cleaning, flossing and fluoride treatments done. When Dr. ...
- Catherine M
2 months ago
This was my son's very first dentist visit. They were great from the moment we walked in very accommodating and had no issues with explainingeverything to us clearly. I enjoyed watching the interaction with my son and the staff. We will definitely be returning and recommending to others.
a month ago
Comfortable, clean waiting room with friendly staff ... Staff kept me updated on daughter's progress while I waited in waiting room TVs on the ceiling for perfect kid distraction.
- Random S

Pediatric Dentist in Tinley Park

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is one of the oldest pediatric dental practices in the south-west suburbs. It was formerly known as Fredric Tatel and Associates. The dental practice was handed over to Dr. McDonald in 2012, owing to her proven professional skills in pediatric dentistry. Since then, Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry has been serving the dental needs of thousands of kids in the south-western suburbs. Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry excels in handling dental anxiety in kids and believes in instilling confidence in them. The highly trained professionals in pediatric and general dentistry accomplish this by providing any sort of dental treatment to kids with care, compassion and gentleness. The practice is set up in a unique way that resembles an indoor children’s park, to further influence the psyche of your little ones!  

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16345 Harlem Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60477
United States

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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