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Gum Disease

What is gum disease? Knowing could save your smile.
Don't let the number one cause of tooth loss get you.
Understanding Gum Disease
Take an in-depth look at the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, including its causes, symptoms and prevention.
Smile Saver
How much do you really know about gum disease? Take our quiz and see.
Colgate Total® Helps Prevent Gingivitis
The 12 hour germ fighting protection in Colgate Total® helps prevent many common oral health conditions, including gingivitis.

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Gum Disease:

Easy to prevent and dangerous to ignore

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss, yet most people know nothing about it. We'll teach you what it is, plus simple ways to detect and prevent it.

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Understanding Gum Disease

Understanding Gum Disease

Gum disease is simple to prevent. The greatest defense is simple brushing, yet it is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. Learn the warning signs and how to fight back.
Tea & Oral Health

Tea & Oral Health

Green and black tea both have special properties that make for a healthier smile. Find out how your favorite drink could be doing more than you thought!

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Gum Disease Quiz

Gum Disease Quiz

How much do you really know about gum disease? Take our quiz and see.
Fresh Breath Assessment

Fresh Breath Assessment

How fresh is your breath? Find out by visiting the Fresh Breath Institute.
Guide to Brushing

Guide to Brushing

Test your brushing skills with our FUN 3-D brusher.

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