*Corresponding author:S Raja Rajeswari, Department of Periodontics, SRM Kattankulathur Dental College, SRM University, India
Received: November 29, 2017; Published: December 05, 2017
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Occupational hazard plays a detrimental role in influencing the quality and quantity of work of dental health care personnel. Basic understanding of the same is essential in terms of improved productivity and progress. Among the work related health concerns, musculoskeletal disorders are perhaps the most common and debilitating. Dentists are prone for improper posture and associated muscle strain. Upper crossed syndrome is an incorrect posture associated musculoskeletal condition with high prevalence. This review article will brief on upper crossed syndrome and its implications in dental workforce, with focus on precautionary and therapeutic measures.