Whether or not dental work is guaranteed will depend on the type of treatment or procedure performed and may differ between NHS treatment and private treatment.
For restorative treatment carried out by an NHS dentist, the defective work will usually be repaired or retreated for no charge if a problem occurs within 12 months of your original procedure or treatment taking place. This is usually the case for permanent treatments, such as:
For private dental treatments, the work provided must be of satisfactory quality and many private dental practices will offer a time-limited guarantee for some work, especially if the patient requests it. The length of time for these guarantees will vary from practice to practice.