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How Long Do Fillings Last?

Having a filling?

  • Amalgam: 8-13 years
  • Composite: 7 years
  • Glass ionomer: 5 years
  • Ceramic/porcelain: 15+years
  • Gold: 15+ years

All fillings must be looked after by brushing twice daily and flossing.  It is also advisable to see the hygiene therapist every 6 months to help maintain your mouth and fillings.


A crown is a restoration that covers (or caps) your natural tooth, thus restoring it back to normal shape, size and function.

There are numerous reasons that we may need to place a crown.  These include:

  • To protect broken down and weak teeth
  • Back teeth that have received a root canal
  • To hold together a cracked tooth
  • As part of your dental implanta

We tend to favour tooth-coloured ceramic crowns. However, if the situation needs it, then we may advise you to have a gold crown placed.

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25 Heath End Road, Flackwell, Heath,
High Wycombe, HP10 9DT

Does pain and toothache worry you? Let’s fix it before it gets to an uncontrollable stage.

At Chapel Dental, we specialise in treating anxious patients. We will undertake a compressive examination to spot and eliminate small problems before they become big expensive problems.

Call us and book in today. But if you are not ready to come and see us, start a conversation with us on WhatsApp.