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Oral Health Basics

What is good oral hygiene?
Learn what it means to have good oral hygiene and how to practice it every day for a healthier smile.
Learn to Brush Effectively
Learning the proper brushing technique is key to avoiding cavities and gum disease.
Guide to Brushing
Test your brushing skills with our FUN 3-D brusher.
Colgate® 360°® ActiFlex Toothbrush Removes Bacteria
Colgate® 360°® ActiFlex features a flexible head and cheek and tongue cleaner to remove more bacteria for a healthier whole-mouth clean.

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It's always a good time

to brush up on your oral health basics.

Knowing the basics of good oral hygiene can make a big difference in the health of your smile down the road. Learn the most effective ways to brush and floss now and avoid problems like cavities, plaque and tartar later.

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How to Brush

How to Brush

Learn the technique recommended for the best cleaning.
Brushing Routine

Brushing Routine

Do you get cavities in the same spots time and again? This tip could serve as an extra preventative measure.
How to Floss

How to Floss

Find simple instructions for effective flossing.
Abrasive Brushing

Abrasive Brushing

Is your brushing style damaging your enamel? A few simple tweaks to your technique could make a difference!

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Guide to Brushing

Guide to Brushing

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