Dental materials are the tools that a dentist uses daily basis and must have adequate knowledge to use them correctly.
The knowledge should be clinical as well as theoretical. Proper knowledge about the properties and the use of material can save time , stop wastage of excess materials & give a proper finishing to the procedure.
Most common dental materials that a dentist uses in the clinical set up
Agar and Alginate Impression Materials
In this post I am also embedding a slide presentation on dental materials that can be useful in refreshing your knowledge about dental material.