Tools and Resources

As a professional hygienist, you do more than help patients clinically – you inspire them to improve their oral health. We want to make sure you have the resources you need to keep doing what you do, including connecting with and managing patients, practice management, financial and educational planning, and maintaining your own health—both in and out of your practice.

Patient Education

Resources By Condition

  • 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.
  • Toothpaste


Gum Health Physical

  • Gum Health Physical

    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.

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.