At the first-ever Players Weekend in late 2017, Major League Baseball players wore jerseys with their nicknames on the back. One player —Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor wore his clubhouse nickname, “Mr. Smile,” in honor of his iconic smile.

Lindor has explained that he believes smiling is an important part of connecting with fans and teammates alike:

“I’ve never been a fan of the guy that makes a great play and then acts like he’s done it 10,000 times — smile, man! We’ve got to enjoy the game.”

We couldn’t agree more with him: Smiling is a great way to generate good will. And it feels great too… as long as you have a smile that’s healthy, and that looks as good as you want it to.

But what if you don’t?

Here are some things you can consider to get that perfect, lasting smile again:

Routine Professional Cleanings & Exams.

This is a great place to start on the road toward a healthy, beautiful smile. Even if you are conscientious about brushing and flossing at home, you won’t be able to remove all of the disease-causing dental plaque that can hide beneath the gum line, especially if it has hardened into tartar, but we can do it easily in the office. Then, after a thorough dental exam, we can identify any problems that may be affecting your ability to smile freely, such as tooth decay, gum disease, or cosmetic dental issues.

Cosmetic Dental Treatments.

If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help. These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns.

Tooth Replacement.

Many people hide their smiles because they are embarrassed by a gap from a missing tooth. That’s a shame, because there are several excellent tooth-replacement options in a variety of price ranges. These include partial and full dentures, bridgework, and dental implants. So don’t let a missing tooth stop you from being Mr. (or Ms.) Smile!

Other then increasing your self-esteem, confidence and facial appearance, a Smile Makeover will aim to:

  • Rejuvenate discolored / stained teeth
  • Close or conceal gaps between teeth
  • Reduce overcrowding
  • Replace missing teeth
  • Repair cracked
  • Straighten crooked teeth
  • Improve appearance of gums
  • Provide facial & lip support for the face – taking years off your appearance

Nobody enjoys having a smile they have to hide–or that they avoid showing altogether. Your Ventura County Cosmetic dentist knows this, and that is why the team at Anacapa Dental Art Institute have made patient smiles a top priority. In conjunction with creating a 5-star environment, cosmetic dentist Dr. Jivraj has done everything possible to give you a more enjoyable experience.

Dr. Jivraj is highly recognized as the “go-to” cosmetic dentist for Smile Makeovers. He has been in the business of “Extreme” Smile Makeovers for decades and has performed Smile Makeovers on dental patients from all around the world.

If you’d like more information about cosmetic dentistry services, please contact us or schedule a no obligation consultation with Dr. Jivraj. If you are in the Ventura area–or from anywhere across the globe–and are looking for high-quality cosmetic dentistry, contact Anacapa Dental Art Institute at (805) 988-3317. Our helpful, friendly staff would be happy to talk to you about cosmetic dentistry services we offer.

*(photo credit: http://loyolaphoenix.com/2017/08/nick-knacks-mlb/)

About Your Oxnard, CA Cosmetic Dentist:

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 805-988-3317. Our office welcomes patients in and around Oxnard, CA, including Santa Barbara, Woodland Hills, Ventura, and the surrounding Southern California communities.


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Anacapa Dental Art Institute

We’re proud to help everyone achieve the smile of their dreams. We’re located in Oxnard and serve the surrounding communities including Santa Barbara, Ventura, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Woodland Hills, Simi Valley, Calabasas, Port Hueneme, Malibu, and Westlake Village.