Yoga in dental practice; a new perspective

Khokhar Vijender, Bhargava Saurabh, Sharma Raju

Yoga is a system physical exercises and therapy which originated in ancient India. It is an art which encompasses the physical, mental and spiritual practices for benefit of body, mind and spirit. Consistent practice of yoga can not only help to decrease stress and anxiety, but also improves the cognition and immunity of the body. There are case reports on the dentists being suffering from work related musculoskeletal pain. Yoga is versatile, enjoyable and highly beneficial and a great way for dentists and their patients to battle stress and anxiety and to decrease work related musculoskeletal pain.

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