This book provides a comprehensive yet simple presentation of Preventive and Community Dentistry. Based on the syllabus prescribed by Dental Council of India, the book covers various aspects of public health, dental public health, preventive dentistry, and research methodology. An important feature of the book is inclusion of additional chapters on Forensic dentistry, Hospital administration, Occupational hazards, Nutrition and oral Health, Minimal invasive dentistry and Dental Practice management. These chapters are vital for richer understanding of community dentistry. Further, some useful information like facts about tobacco, fluorides and clinical cases proforma are included separately under the Appendices. All these features make the book quite comprehensive in scope and contemporary in approach.