Hawthorne Smile Spa
Arlene Joyner, DDS:
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Hawthorne Smile Spa
Arlene M. Joyner, DDS
Hawthorne, CA













A list of major dental treatments which I offer my patients:

Dental cleaning

White fillings


Inlays & onlays



Clear aligners

Pediatric dental care

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Dentures & partials

Root canal treatment

Tooth extraction

TMJ treatment

Sleep apnea therapy

Dental implants

Sedation dentistry


Offers Even28 at-home™? No

Offers Even28 at-dentist™? No

Offers Invisalign®? Yes

Offers ClearCorrect™? Yes


Monday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sunday: Closed





Check out what some of our happy patients are saying about us:

Shawntre J. from Hawthorne, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr.Joyner Is a Great Dentist! She really knows her stuff! I been her patient since she had her Gardena Office on VanNess then when I had my daughter she became her patient at 8 months old now she is 19yrs old and she still goes there! Now Dr.Tucker (Dr.Joyner’s Son) is there and he is great too he got it from his mama! Keep up the great job y’all do for your patients and the community I know y’all humble but I know about the services y’all do for our community what others might consider the minority (Blacks and Hispanics) so go ahead and go to the White Dentist who don’t care about our children just the money but when ready to have the Best treatment, Compassionate, and conservative treatment Come to Dr.Joyner’s yes the wait might be long and kid might get wrapped up I got wrapped up a few times THATS BECAUSE I WAS BAD AND WOULDNT BE STILL is all for your kids safety And I’m saying all this due to reviews I read Witch I find bogus WHAT DID URE KID OR U AS A PARENT REALLY DO AT YOUR APPOINTMENT BEFORE LYING TELL THE WHOLE STORY! Love ya Dr.Joyner and Im sure I’m going to Love Dr.Tucker my grandson was very Happy with him he’s only 1 1/2 and he did great KEEP UP THE AWESOME JOB

Maribel Arellano (Source: Google)


Went to dentist for first time in five years..staff was very courteous…was very nervous but when dental hygienist started talking to me I began to feel at ease..then the actual doctor came in..she was so pleasant..I loved her gentleness she made me feel so comfortable..although I need quite a bit of work..she put me at ease..I left after having x-rays a complete exam and a gentle cleaning and I say gentle because other times I’ve left dental offices with pain just from the cleaning..left their feeling quite happy and not at all nervous about my next visit..I highly recommend this place to all who are very scared to go..

Maryam J. from Pasadena, CA (Source: Yelp)


Great service. The people are wonderful and friendly. Most important fact is the Dr. Joyner nows her dentistry and won’t ruin you pearls.  I have had other dentist work on my teeth and end up ruining them by doing bad fills and causing me to pay more for root canals.  Dr. Joyner is an oral surgent and knows her stuff. Don’t risk going anywhere else. I learned my lesson the hard way.

Kenya McDonald (Source: Google)


The fact that Dr. Joyner was able to give my 5 year old a filling in between her two front teeth without giving her a shot to the back of the mouth is enough for me to never switch dentist ever again. At our old dentist she wouldn’t even open her mouth. Dr. Joyner’s office is very friendly, professional, CLEAN, and caters to all ages. I would definitely recommend her practice over and over again.

Antonio A. from Torrance, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Arlene Joyner is the best dentist, I met her about 7 years ago when I took my son Anthony who is a special needs kid, she made him feel comfortable very quickly and I like that, now my son’s braces will be coming off this year, Yay, because I like how she works I brought my 11 year old son and my 7 year old daughter,  they love her

Sadine S. from Gardena, CA (Source: Yelp)


I’ve only experienced attentive, friendly service at Dr. Joyners office. I’ve even threatened to follow her out of state if she ever decided to move her practice. I began bringing my daughter to Dr. Joyner when she was approximately 2yrs old. Through X rays, extractions, cleanings and braces my daughter has only complained about one thing… a busty person working on her mouth. If you want an appointment time with minimal to no waiting I suggest first thing Saturday mornings or a 2pm/3pm appt during the week. The office staff ALWAYS provides you with a receiot of payment and, via mail, a statement of services and related charges. I read two posts where people were billed incorrectly. Thank heavens they were smart enough to review their bills because we have all experienced human errors. It also appears their errors were corrected. A testament to Dr Joyners office staff although they may have made a mistake, they were willing to correct it. They are always on the ball!

Sandrita Torres (Source: Google)


Dr. Arlene Joyner is an amazing pedodontist, staff is friendly, usually not too busy and there’s parking. Been going to her since my daughter turned 1 and Dr. Joyner has always explained everything she does very thoroughly and why she’s doing it. Also gave me some great tips on how brush my toddlers teeth correctly. She’s a bit strict but very insightful when it comes to her recommendations like “no more sippy cups”. Overall, my daughter’s teeth are healthy, straight, and she loves to brush, I definitely would recommend this office.

Antoinette Easley (Source: Google)


The customer service is extremely great. My children has ben apart of this dental place since the age of 4years old and now they are 17teen, 14teen and 5 years old.. You will not be disappointed. The staff is very caring and understanding they will work with you with payment option.. This place is a great place for your children to grow. The services is phenomenal very fast.❤❤

Steven A. from South San Francisco, CA (Source: Yelp)


My siblings and I have been going to Dr. Joyner since I was 8 years old. When I first went I was terrified of the dentist and had been to 3 offices previously. Dr. Joyner took her time with me and completely removed my fear. 15 years later and I still go to Dr Joyner. All my siblings bring their children to her and even after moving to Northern Cali, I just brought my daughter in for her first visit.

Beatrice M. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


My experience at this office was great!!! The staff was great and my youngest son always has a hard time with seeing a dentist and today’s visit was one of the best ones he’s had! They made home feel comfortable and were very patient with him. Thank you guys I really appreciate your service!!

Doc G. from Fontana, CA (Source: Yelp)


Dr. Arlene Joyner is highly esteemed, professional and caring.  She loves children and dedicated her career to taking care of our most precious children.  She is the best in practice management with patients needs first.  She cares about the mission of caring for children through Dentistry.

Nikki Naylor (Source: Google)


Dental office is always nice and clean. Staff always greet you with the friendliest smile. Doctors always make sure you know and understand exactly what’s going on with your child. The doctors have a special way with children, makes them feel safe and as if they can take on the world! Huge shout out to: Dr Joyner (the best in the game), Dr Cawthorne, Velma, Toya and Shay! You always make the best of my children’s dental experience.

Rosa Hernandez (Source: Google)


the experience was great I was greeted by the front lady Maria with a smile she was very friendly she ask me to sign in and once I sat down she come out the office and brought out forms to me while sitting to filled out then she came back and ask me if I wanted water and she took my forms and told me that they would be with me shortly I love the friendly environment they bring everything to you no need to get up and the wait was not that long before I was called in

Ashley A. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


My family and I have gone to Dr. Joyner for over twenty years and are treated very kindly and warmly by the staff and the doctors. From braces, cavities to regular cleanings, we’ve experienced it all and have recommended them to other family members and friends looking for a great dentist who knows what she’s doing. There is a television and small play area for small children and lots of staff to help get through as many patients as fast as possible. I definitely recommend to anyone whose looking for a family dentist or even just a person looking for a regular dentist.

Tara G. from Los Angeles, CA (Source: Yelp)


Great, friendly, professional, fast. I had a bad experience at my own dentist, I called them with an emergency and they got me in and out without having to wait. The doctor was patient and awesome with administering those shots. Just great!!! I will be coming here from now on

J. Perez (Source: Google)


On my first visit to the dentist I was a little scared because I didn’t know what to expect, I didn’t want to have any cavities but there was a tooth that was giving me major sensitivity. Ed the assistant was very kind and caring and even held my hand. The other assistant Tony was very patient with me while taking my digital xryas, they came out great by the way, and made me laugh a couple times making the fear go away. When Dr. Joyner did my oral evaluation she let me know what was causing my sensitivity and took care of me. She has many years of experience with children and I, not being a child, felt like a child does when their mom kisses their boo boo and tells their kid everything is going to be okay, that sense of ease and relief. I was so pleased with the amount of time she had dedicated for me, educating me and making me feel special and I know for a fact that she will do the same with all her patients. I recommend this office to all, even tho they specialize in children, they will also take care of their adults, like they did with me 🙂


Since 1985, we’ve been committed to providing the best smile care for children possible. Our aim is to educate you and your child and empower you both to make good decisions about your family's oral care needs. Our dedication to our young patients is one of the most important components of our practice. Dr. Joyner has been a staple of the Los Angeles dental community since 1979. She opened our dental practice in 1985 to provide the highest-quality care and service to children in the Los Angeles area. Having completed her fellowship training with a focus on special needs children, Dr. Joyner has a distinct interest in treating special needs patients, particularly children with autism. Patients love Dr. Joyner because of the amount of time she spends with them and because she is truly caring and builds trust in her patient relationships. Her favorite part of her job is turning a fearful child into one who loves to come to the dentist with no fear at all. Being very active in various charitable organizations, Dr. Joyner devotes much of her time mentoring and caring for underserved children in the Los Angeles and Las Vegas areas. She has two children – a daughter, Brooke, and Dr. Brent Tucker, her son who recently moved back to LA to join her in practice. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, walking, and traveling.