Car Dent Repair And Removal

Expert Car Dent Repair and Removal Services

A dent is when your car’s metal and paint is damaged or stretched.  There are two types of dent repairs, those which have superficial damages and those which have more damage hiding below the surface.

If you need professional dent repair, bring in your car to our quality auto body shop.  West Coast Body and Paint will assess the damage to your vehicle and discuss your repair options.  Our goal is to remove all dents and dings, get you back on the road quickly and safely.   We have plenty of experience in major and minor dent repair on nearly every make and model.

Auto Dent Repair Methods

  • Bumping dents with spoons
  • Bumping dents with dollies
  • Hammer-on-dolly
  • Hammer-off-dolly
  • Picking dents
  • Pulling dents
  • Shrinking metal

SMALL DAMAGE: Trusted Dent Repair

Life happens, you get involved in a small fender bender, hit a curve or a pole, now you need dent repair.  We have seen a variety of auto body damage at our auto body shop.  Car dents are one of those things, that although your car is still in working condition, it looks awful.  But beside it making your car look ugly, they might be unsafe and dangerous.

Superficial Damage

Your car’s dent, no matter how big or small needs to be fixed.  If it’s superficial, a dent makes your car look old and lowers the value of the car.   Dings, nicks, and small dents are common superficial damages which can be quickly fixed.  Furthermore, your car can have a small dent that actually hides a bigger problem, internal damage.

BIG DAMAGE: Expert Dent Repair

Your small dent might look like nothing at first.  Once we examine your vehicle further we usually find that the alignment and integrity of the vehicle is at risk.  A big dent in one that is not only big in size but in the depth of the damage to your car.  Either way, if you are unsure of the scope of your car’s dent come by our shop, we will give you a free estimate, let you know the extent of the damage, and the cost to repair it.

Internal Damage

If the damage is internal, say structural, then we are talking about a much bigger problem that needs attention as soon as possible.  Why?  Because if you get into another car accident the outcome could be worse.  Or even the regular use of your car might cause more or new damage to other components of your vehicle, causing more problems down the line.  We would not recommend you drive your car under these conditions.

The Professional Car Dent Repair Process

First, our skilled technicians need to reach the underside of the dent.  This might mean we will need to remove the body panels, tail lights, and the interior panel.  Next, we reach and reveal the underside of the dent, our talented technicians are able to repair, or remove, and restore the damaged area to its original position.  Lastly, the surface is then left smooth and painted to color match your car’s original color.

“Wow. where do I begin. I called Jaider about fixing some dents and scratches on my brand new mercedes benz. He was the FIRST person I called. Since i called the office, he requested that i send him pictures of my damage to his personal cell! amazing! after 30 minutes of me shopping around and DRIVING around for an estimate, Jaider and West Coast gave me the BEST deal!!! Not to mention the hospitality. He had my car done the NEXT day!!! Jaider sent me pictures of every stage to keep me posted as well. just awesome. Even matched my 3 stage paint absolutely PERFECTLY. you cant even tell it was painted. i would HIGHLY recommend Jaider and his business to EVERYONE. Fair, clean cut, well-priced, overall flawless work. West Coast body and paint not only has a new customer, but a new friend as well!”

-Sherwin L., Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA, 4/5/2017

Thank you for taking the time to read this page.  

As of January 2022 we have some good news and some bad news…  

The BAD NEWS is we have moved out of our location and are in search of a new home for the West Coast Body and Paint shop.  

The GOOD NEWS is that we have a West Coast Body and Paint mobile paint repair service unit that will come to you!  The mobile paint unit provides auto services for minor body and paint repairs.

Our estimates are free.  Once we receive your images we will provide you with an initial estimate.   The estimate is a ballpark figure, and after we assess your vehicle’s damage in person, we will review the estimate with you.  If you agree to the final estimate, we will begin repairing your car.  Fill out the form below or contact us through WhatsApp to request a quote.


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Does your car have a dent that needs to be repaired in a Van Nuys or Los Angeles area body shop?

Come by our top-quality shop for big and small dent repair, call us 818.785.2639, text 818.793.7728, or email us at to schedule an appointment for a free estimate.  Check out our gallery or before and after pictures here.  We serve Van Nuys, the San Fernando Valley, and the Los Angeles area.