Yoga and the Teeth

Compiled by: Trisha Lamb Last Revised: April 27, 2006

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Bourdouxhe. In Subhash Ranade and Sunanda Ranade. pp. Jaysukh. Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy. R. Principles and Practice of Yoga-Therapy. Sep-Oct 1976. Chang with Richard Miller. J Rev Belg Med Dent. 2 . Rajkot – 360001.. Open wide and say om. J. 8. K. Dr. 24:23-48. Subhash. The use of Transcendental Meditation (TM) with hypnosis for patients. [In French. and that controls the pain. Summer 1998.000 teeth using this method. Cote.. 1977. Tel. 1995. General Dentistry. It is more effective when combined with hypnosis. India: Anmol Prakashan. Pyorrhea. Garde. Pune. 43-46. Yoga Journal. [Tooth extraction using jalandhara-bandha instead of anesthesia. 1972. Stephen T. He estimates that 60% of dental patients are good candidates for this method. p. An exploratory study of the use of meditation alone and in combination with hypnosis in clinical dentistry. D. the use of TM by dentists. 24(5):57-59. Tongue cleaning helps prevent bad breath. Ranade. Scott. DeMonte. with Richard Miller. Amrapali.: 91-281-2458845. Dental problems. He says that jalandhara-bandha controls prana and vata. email: drjrm@ayurvedicdentistry. 77-78. Nr. K. 24:113-120. 1978. In R. Morse. pp. San Francisco: Strawberry Hill Press. Bombay. Stephen T. Raiya Road. Cell: 9824225358. p. R. Morse. Garde. Donald R. Journal of the American Society of Psychosomatic Dentistry and Medicine. Meditation in dentistry. Taraporevala Sons & Co. In Dr. decrease pain. Teeth and gums. p. B. and a physiological study of TM and hypnosis. reduce tension. Makawana. 135. and Sunanda Ranade.] Divine Dental Health Center. Dec 2002. Linda. 1984. and diminish On Barbara Rose Cirincione and her utilization of Yoga techniques in her pediatric dental hygiene practice. The study showed that Transcendental Meditation by itself is effective to help control fear. The Book of Internal Exercises. 7-B K House. 1969. [The practice of yoga in the prevention and treatment of occupational diseases of the dental practitioners].] Chang. with a maximum of 21 teeth at one time from one person. Makawana states that he has extracted more than 35. Spectrum: The Journal of the British Wheel of Yoga. 23. India: D.

26(1):8-12. pp. Seiler. Shivananda Saraswati. A. ear and air sinuses. R. 1975.. 249. tongue. Srimat Swami. S. mouth. India: Umachal Prakashani. Of Related Interest Cooper. In Srimat Swami Shivananda Saraswati. Tension free dentistry with tension free patients. Yogic Therapy or Yogic Way to Cure Diseases. 1979. 24-28. 7th ed. Journal of the American Institute of Hypnosis. Med. In N. 296-300. Toothache. Ravishankar. p. 167. G. Seiler. Yoga & Health. Tooth troubles (danta-rog). 1994. New Delhi: Pustak Mahal. Guwahati. (Suggests use of a relaxation 3 . and V. 2001. Feb 1997. N. 324-327. Yoga for Health: Curative Powers of Yogasanas. 16(5):227-229. Assam/Calcutta. 10. Psychosomatic Dent. pp. The effects of Transcendental Meditation on periodontal tissue. Shri. Yogendra. Pyorrhoea (danta beshta rog). Umachal Series No. S..Ravishankar. Journal American Soc. Yoga hygiene: Care of the teeth.

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