Manipal College of Dental Sciences Mangalore, MAHE, congratulates Dr. Ravindra Kotian, Professor, Department of Dental Materials, and Dr. Madhu Bangera, PhD from MAHE, who has brought out the first ever comprehensive book for students on Dental materials. The first edition of the book entitled “ Essentials of Dental Materials” released in July 2022 by Arya Medical Publisher contains a comprehensive review of the dental material science along with a complete set of informational videos and MCQ’s makes it student favourite. The book was released by Dr. Dilip.G.Naik,Pro-Vice Chancellor, MAHE and Dr. Ashita Uppoor, Dean, MCODS, Mangalore.