This book is intended to be a guide for dental materials used in the practice of operative dentistry. It is the accumulation of more than 40 years of both clinical and academic experience in the performance of operative dentistry procedures. All intellectual materials used in this text belong to the author and are derived from both clinical and evidence-based sources. All views and opinions expressed in this text belong to the author and do not reflect the views of any manufacturer’s or other commercial sources. The author is not a paid consultant by any manufacturer of the products illustrated in this text. Product photos are a representation of examples of categories of dental materials and are in no way an endorsement of those products.