HOW IS COLGATE TOTAL® DIFFERENT FROM OTHER TOOTHPASTE FIGHTING PLAQUE AND GINGIVITIS?

DATE: Sep 07, 2015

How is Colgate Total® different from other toothpaste fighting plaque and gingivitis?

  • Unlike any other toothpaste to fight plaque and gingivitis in the United States, Colgate Total® is based on a unique formulation that contains two active ingredients, fluoride and triclosan, as well as copolymer, which increases the substantivity.
  • Because of this unique combination of active ingredients, a New Drug Application (NDA) was submitted and subsequently approved by the FDA. Colgate Total® is the first toothpaste in over 10 years which has received NDA approval.
  • Only Colgate Total® provides both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits. With the growing body of science linking oral health to overall health, this is an important benefit Click below to learn more about how Colgate Total® works against bacteria as well as important safety and efficacy facts.

Colgate is committed to promoting good oral health with safe, effective products. Ensuring product safety is fundamental, and Colgate continuously monitors and reviews developing science related to all of our products and ingredients. We firmly believe in the science supporting the safety and effectiveness of Colgate Total®