Porcelain veneers are a dynamic cosmetic dentistry solution designed to fix many aesthetic problems that may be affecting your smile. Porcelain veneers can also correct other minor dental problems to improve the overall health of your teeth. Their ability to treat cosmetic and functional problems simultaneously makes them a popular choice for dental patients.

One of the many benefits of porcelain veneers is their ability to provide immediate results that might otherwise take many months or years with traditional orthodontics. Porcelain veneers can help correct dental imperfections such as:

Gaps in your smile due to missing teeth or spacing issues

  • Tooth discoloration
  • Misalignment of teeth
  • Cracked or broken teeth
  • Different lengths of teeth

What are Porcelain Veneers, and Why are they So Popular?

Dental veneers are thin shells that cover the surface of the tooth. Porcelain isn’t the only material used for dental veneers but is certainly the most natural-looking and the longest-lasting. During an initial consultation, your dentist will take an impression of your teeth, and the veneer shells will be made especially for you. Even the color will be adjusted to look absolutely natural and to match your other teeth.

Despite the fact that they are the costlier version of veneers, most patients prefer them because of their great look, while dentists recommend them for their durability.

Discolored Teeth

If your teeth are discolored from stains, root canal treatments, old resin fillings, or any other causes, these shells can help in getting whiter teeth again. There are some stains which can’t be treated with professional whitening so the shells are the only choice.

Talk to your dentist about your concerns and find out whether your teeth can be whitened. If not, porcelain veneers could be the answer to your problem.

Chipped and Broken or Worn-Down Teeth

There are times when repairing chipped, worn, or broken teeth requires the placement of veneers to improve their appearance. If you have chipped or broken teeth, you should see a dentist as soon as possible before decay can set in. If you’re worried about the way you’ll look after the tooth has been mended, talk to your Oxnard cosmetic dentist and find out whether dental veneers will leave your teeth looking better.

Skew, Crowded, Twisted, or Gappy Teeth

Tooth straightening provides a permanent solution, but not everybody is a candidate for tooth straightening procedures. Porcelain veneers provide a quick-fix solution. Yes, it’s a cover-up job, but it’s still better than being unhappy about your smile. However, before you opt for veneers, discuss tooth straightening with your dentist. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just for kids, and doesn’t have to be uncomfortable or unwieldy.

Irregular Teeth

It is as good as treating misshapen tooth. In case you have an alignment issue, it is possible to have it corrected aesthetically with this procedure.

Veneers may not be the only solution, though, so once again, you’ll want to consult with your dentist to find out which treatments could be used to correct the problem.

Getting Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are made to fit you, so the dentist must first prepare your teeth and take impressions of the places where the veneers must fit. When your custom-made dental veneers are ready, your dentist needs to bond them to your natural teeth, so you will pop into the surgery for the final step in the process. You leave the surgery with your best and brightest smile ever!

If you have issues with the way your teeth look, don’t be shy about discussing them with your dentist. We don’t just want your teeth to be healthy, we also want you to feel good about them.

Schedule Your Own Private Consultation with Dr. J

Anacapa Dental Art Institute is proud of their dedicated service to Ventura County. Lead by world-renowned top cosmetic prosthodontist Dr. Jivraj and his expert staff, Anacapa has the expertise and facility to handle whatever your cosmetic dental situation may be. Whether it’s a tooth whitening or a full mouth reconstruction, expect nothing but some of the best dental care Ventura County has available.

Call today for a private consultation. Renew your smile, renew your life.


We look forward to providing families with exceptional care and advanced treatment options. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jivraj contact our Oxnard, CA, dental office today by calling 805-800-8289. Our office at 2821 N Ventura Road, Building H, Oxnard, 93036 welcomes patients in and around Oxnard, CA, including Santa Barbara, Woodland Hills, Ventura, and the surrounding Southern California communities.

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