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RETP - Rapid Efficient Treatment Planning with Dr Lincoln Harris


We have to begin with treatment planning. No great dentistry is ever accomplished without it.

As a general dentist, the great challenge of treatment planning is the sheer variation in patient presentation.

  • Discover how to engage with the patient to find those that just want simple pain relief, those that want basic care, and those that want perfection.
  • How to sort through the patients presenting with tooth ache requesting an extraction, versus those who are willing to spend on root canal therapy and a crown?
  • How to make sure we don’t miss those that present with toothache, but would be keen to have the loss of vertical dimension restored with 14 crowns and some orthodontics?

In this two day course you will learn how to marry:

  • The patient's goals
  • What is possible
  • The patient's budget

Course Topics... (Click on each heading for more info)

How to find the patient's goals (click for more)

Efficient consulting and examination (click for more)

Photography (click for more)

Rapid treatment planning (click for more) 

Consultation (click for more)

Money (click for more) 

When to present early and late (click for more)

What records do you need? (click for more)

Treatment planning practice (click for more)

What people are saying...

  • Doing Lincoln's course has been a turning point in my career. Communication, treatment planning, clinical hints/tips all in one. Would recommend to anyone who wants to move from single tooth dentistry to multi-units or full mouth dentistry. - Dr Wei Shen
  • Simple approaches for complex issues that make sense. - Dr Andrew Thorpe
  • Great, approachable, knowledgeable, "real", funny and entertaining. - Dr Sienna Pat
  • Dr Harris is very knowledgeable, experienced and happy to share his positive as well as negative experiences. - Dr Shweta Goyal
  • Such a fun-filled learning experience! - Dr Mithun Shetty
  • Great, flexible and structured way for creating treatment plans for complex cases. - Dr Hannah Thangasamy
  • Dr Harris is very knowledgeable in multiple aspects of dentistry, has a good sense of humor and is very easy to listen to. The course was a real eye-opener to the variety of methods we can use to tackle cases that we see of may come across in general practice. It has changed my view on how I would approach more complex cases in the future. - Dr Joy Lee
  • Great course - lots of practical information that I can actually impelment. - Dr Rishay Naidoo