Caries

See evidence-based information on one of the most common oral conditions.

Tools and Resources

Patient Education Resources

  • Bruxism

    Learn more about Bruxism, the grinding or clenching of teeth. If this is impacting you or a loved one find more information about signs, symptoms and potential treatments, here.
  • Caries

    Helping patients understand what dental caries is, risk factors and treatment options, both in-office and at home, available to them.
  • Dental Treatment

    Get more information on dental treatments for a variety of oral health conditions. Plaque, tartar, & wisdom teeth are among the topics discussed.
  • Dentin Hypersensitivity

    Dentin-Hypersensitivity is another term for tooth sensitivity. Read about the possible causes, and explore your options for treatment.
  • Halitosis

    Halitosis or bad breath can be easily remedied most times. Colgate® Professional has articles and resources to help you solve your bad breath issues.
  • Implant Care

    Dental implants are designed to last for many years. Keep yours worry free by following these simple and easy tips.
  • Oral Hygiene

    Good oral health begins early and you can start your journey here at Colgate® Professional with our oral health articles.
  • Orthodontics

    Increase your understanding of orthodontics, their purpose, and who might need them. Read more at Colgate® Professional.
  • Pediatric Patient

    The materials here can supplement teaching good oral health habits to your younger patients with fun activities for kids and resources to give to parents.
  • Periodontitis

    Periodontitis is a term to describe conditions invoving inflammation of the gums & other structures that support the teeth. Find more at Colgate® Professional.
  • Plaque & Gingivitis

    As a dental professional, help your patients effectively remove plaque and prevent gingivitis with the educational articles found at Colgate Professional.
  • Systemic

    Read articles on oral health issues and how they are connected to better overall health. Dry mouth and healthy eating are two if several topics featured.

Dentist Resources

  • Career Development

    Read information to help propel you further in your dental hygiene career. Colgate® Professional offers several articles covering different relevant topics for multiple dental roles.
  • Caries

    Read articles on topics related to caries, symptoms, and treatment allowing dental professionals to stay up to date with current events in oral care.
  • Continuing Education

  • Enamel Erosion

    Enamel erosion happens to people worldwide and is the result of enamel exposure to acids which leads to mineral loss. Read more at Colgate® Professional.
  • Oral Systemic

    Oral systemic articles for dentists, hygienists, and other dental professionals. Colgate® Professional has these resources and more to promote better oral health.
  • Patient Care

    Review materials on practicing better oral hygiene before informing your patients and implementing them in your own practice.
  • Periodontics

    Dental professional can read articles on a wide variety of dental conditions to better help treat and inform their patients.
  • Practice Management

    Find resources here to help with the management of your dental practice no matter the job title. Colgate® Professional has articles to promote better oral health in adults and kids.
  • Social Responsibility

    Find resources on promoting social responsibility, volunteer efforts and more to help your community become better citizens.

Hygienist Resources

Student and Faculty Resources

  • For Students

    Stay informed on noteworthy trends and today’s best practices for dental professionals
  • For Faculty

    We have resources available to help dental faculty in their teachings and studies of oral health care. Colgate® Professional is here to help dental professionals in their fields.
  • Awards and Scholarships

    We believe in recognizing dental students and professionals for their great work and in promoting continuing dental education. Learn more about national and local award programs, here.

Gum Health Physical

  • Gum Health Physical Tool

    Gum Health Physical is a new digital tool that allows you to evaluate your patients’ gum health in-office and improve their overall oral health while at home.

Colgate Solutions

Other Languages

  • Dental Translator

    Use our new tool to communicate with your non-English speaking patients with this handy reference tool available in 11 languages.

Patient Education Video Library

  • Video Gallery

    Explore videos to assist in further educating your patients and yourself. Colgate® Professional is here as a resource for promoting better oral care.

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