Methadone and caries. Case reports.

  title={Methadone and caries. Case reports.},
  author={Jim Sheedy},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  volume={41 6},
  • Jim Sheedy
  • Published 1996 in Australian dental journal
Several cases of advanced tooth destruction from widespread severe carious lesions are presented where methadone syrup has been used intra-orally in a drug rehabilitation programme. Aetiological factors are discussed and suggestions made concerning treatment plans and social implications for these patients.