Bioactive materials have been used in every field of dentistry and medicine. These materials are broadly used in the field of conservative dentistry for regeneration, repair and reconstruction. These materials are available in different form and composition that acts directly on vital tissue inducing its healing and repair. These materials directly function because of induction of various growth factors and different cells. Thus, this article describes various bioactive materials, the form in which they are available and its uses. As a conclusion the rapidly emerging domain of bioactivity is an area of great focus as it is intriguing and exciting topic in dental field. Bioactive restorative materials continue to show interesting potential offer significant benefits for both dentist and patient. Their applications in dentistry include remineralization of hard tissues, maintenance of long-duration dental bonded restorations and healing of bony defects.