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Egypt: Dental College Shut Down for Training Students on Buffalo Teeth

November 17, 2021
by Gulf News

A college of dentistry has been closed by court order for training its dental students on buffalo teeth instead of providing specialized labs and necessary equipment, such as models of human teeth, local media reported.

About 320 Egyptian dental students filed a case against their university claiming that the college did not have proper labs or equipment for practical training and instead they were trained on “buffalo teeth.”

The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court ordered the closure of the dentistry college at Damanhour University and ordered the Supreme Council of Universities to retrain the dental students in other Egyptian universities.

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