The book retains its format of simplicity, yet at the same time latest and informative. It helps students navigate the complex field of dental materials from the very first year of the course. Covers the entire spectrum of materials used in dentistry, including surgical and orthodontic materials. The contents have been revised to keep the information current and relevant. 30 chapters in the book have been organized into 7 parts for ease of reference. Chapter outline given at the beginning of each chapter.