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Article: Volume 48 Number 6 Page 435 - June 2021

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  Dental Update 490: 435-440

Guest Editorial:  The inevitability of change: the place for mindfulness and compassion in dentistry

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Abstract: There is a saying that goes: the only things that are certain in life are death and taxes. I would go one further and also say that there is one more thing that we can add to that – the inevitability of change.

Author notes: Leonie Seager, BDS, MFDS, MSc MOrth, RCS Ed, Specialist Orthodontist and trained Mindfulness and compassion teacher, @worklifemindful. Karen Atkinson, Senior partner and co-founder of Mindfulness UK, author and Convenor or the British Association of Mindfulness-based Approaches (BAMBA). email: