Abeer Khan

A first year dental student who writes on campus life and blogs at milk-n-cookies.blogspot.com

Not enough money for school

“You will have to pay extra money for dental materials from now on,” our lab teacher announced, as we sat carving partial dentures in hot wax on plaster teeth models in our dental lab. ‘Why?’ was our immediate question. “We have already paid the university such an exorbitant fee, they could surely manage to supply us with the materials in that amount,”said a girl sitting next to me. Others nodded in agreement knowing very well how much they had paid. Since dental materials are not cheap to buy, we were all concerned. Many students were already having difficulty in ...

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