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Veneers

Do you hide your smile because of cosmetic issues like worn, chipped, or discolored teeth?

The dentists at Perfect Smiles California in Chula Vista, CA, use porcelain veneers to conceal imperfections and enhance your smile.

Learn how our friendly team can boost your self-confidence with the help of porcelain dental veneers...

"Professional Service and Friendly Staff!" 5-Star Google Reviews

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Eduardo Moreno

2020

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Have been coming to Perfect Smiles for 3 years for their excellent professional service and friendly staff!

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elizabeth arenas

2020

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I would recommend this dentist because they are really nice and I don't have a bad experience when I go I love going here

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How Do Veneers Work?

Porcelain veneers are ultra-thin shells that our dentists attach to the front surfaces of teeth in order to conceal discoloration, cracks, or other cosmetic concerns. With veneers, the team at our Chula Vista, CA, cosmetic dentistry practice can give you an attractive smile you can be happy to show off to the world.
an illustration of how veneers conceal dental flaws

How Do I Know If Veneers Are Right for Me?

During a consultation at our Chula Vista, CA, dental practice, our dentists can review your candidacy for porcelain veneers. Keep in mind,  dental veneers require permanent alterations to the enamel of a treated tooth, so you need to be confident that you want veneers for the rest of your life. If you are ready to make a permanent change to achieve a beautiful smile, candidacy requirements for veneers include:

Sufficient Enamel

Treatment with porcelain veneers requires a certain amount of tooth enamel. Before placing a traditional dental veneer, our dentists need to remove a thin layer of enamel from the tooth surface in order to achieve a natural appearance. Patients with very worn or thin enamel may not be eligible.

No Grinding

If you grind your teeth or clench your jaw, you may need to resolve the issue before having veneers placed. This is because teeth grinding can fracture porcelain veneers. Some patients can protect their new smile with the use of an oral appliance while they sleep.

Minor Alignment Issues

We can use porcelain veneers to quickly address cosmetic issues like small gaps or minor misalignment. However, teeth that are severely misaligned are better treated with orthodontic treatments such as FASTBRACES® or ClearCorrect®.

Schedule a Visit Today To Learn More About Porcelain Veneers

At Perfect Smiles California in Chula Vista, CA, our team of compassionate dental professionals provides patients in the surrounding San Diego areas, including National City, with effective cosmetic treatments to transform their smiles. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your natural teeth, we can provide you with a personalized dental veneer treatment plan.

Our dentists, Drs. David Garate and Myriam Falcon, will use the latest technology to guide your treatment, including digital imaging technology that allows us to precisely design your veneers and plan your treatment. 

We are currently offering free consultations to patients interested in dental veneers. To schedule an appointment at our office in Chula Vista, CA, contact us online or call:

(619) 656-4199

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Pappy Elkar

2020

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Always a good experience. Great treatment and helpful and knowledgeable staff. Healthy Teeth - Healthy Life.

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Rogelio Sardina

2020

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All the personal is very professional and of the upmost skilled at their job

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Let's See How Porcelain Veneers Are Placed...

What Do Veneers Cost?

The overall cost of porcelain veneer treatment varies from case to case depending on a number of factors, including:

  • The number of teeth being treated
  • The type of material used
  • The construction method of the chosen material
  • The amount of customization requested

During your consultation, our dentists will review all of these factors so that you can achieve your desired outcome within your budget. That being said, you can expect to pay anywhere from $1,100 to $1,800 per tooth. Perfect Smiles California offers payment plans and third-party financing to help you reach your cosmetic goals.

Top-of-the-Line Materials Only the Best for Our Patients

At Perfect Smiles California, we craft veneers out of a state-of-the-art material known as IPS e.max. This porcelain ceramic is designed by Ivoclar Vivadent, one of the world's most innovative dental technology companies. There are multiple types of IPS e.max ceramics that can be chosen based on your specific needs and budget. We choose to use this material because it is:

  • Remarkably strong: A veneer made of IPS e.max can strengthen a tooth that is structurally compromised. IPS e.max veneers are the best veneer option for patients who suffer from teeth grinding and jaw clenching.
  • Incredibly lifelike: IPS e.max veneers are made by layering porcelain to create a restoration that closely resembles the color, translucency, and shape of your natural teeth. 
  • Easily adaptable: No two smiles are the same, and no two patients have the same cosmetic goals. Fortunately, IPS e.max can be altered and shaped to meet your exact needs.

Porcelain Veneers FAQ

Why wouldn't I choose teeth whitening to address discoloration?

It is true that whitening treatment is less invasive than placing porcelain veneers, making it a more preferable choice for many patients. However, some stains are too deep in the enamel and simply won't respond to whitening. In those cases, porcelain veneers can obscure the discoloration and produce a bright, attractive smile.

Can porcelain veneers be used to replace a missing tooth?

No. Veneers attach to the surface of teeth, so they aren't a viable solution for patients with missing teeth. If you have one or more missing teeth, consider dental implants as a solution for restoring your smile. We offer complimentary consultations to patients interested in implant dentistry.

Will insurance cover porcelain veneers?

No. As a purely cosmetic service, dental veneers are not covered by insurance. However, we make veneers affordable for all of our patients in Chula Vista, National City, and greater San Diego through payment plans and third-party financing.

The team at Perfect Smile California

Perfect Smiles California

Our dentists use the latest technology and innovative techniques to help you and your family enjoy healthy smiles and optimal oral health. Our doctors are affiliated with professional associations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • San Diego County Dental Society

To schedule an appointment at our Chula Vista, CA, dental office contact us online or call (619) 656-4199.

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