Frequently Asked Questions
What makes the new Colgate® Slim Soft™ unique?
Colgate® Slim Soft™ is a scientifically advanced toothbrush that has 17x slimmer tip bristles* for a deep clean. This brush effectively reaches all the tight spaces in your mouth, while still being gentle on your gums.
How does the Colgate® Slim Soft™ remove bacteria?
The Colgate® Slim Soft™ toothbrush features Floss-tip™ bristles that provide 6x deeper* reach along the gum line and 1.5x deeper access* between teeth. This allows for bacteria removal in tight spaces, along the gum line and in between teeth.
What are the features of the Colgate® Slim Soft™ toothbrush that provide a deeper yet gentle clean?
- Approximately 35%** more bristles provide a thorough clean
- Ergonomic and flexible handle are specially designed for comfort, improved grip and better access in hard-to-reach places
How often should I change my toothbrush?
Dentists recommend changing your toothbrush every 3 months for better oral care. Changing your toothbrush is important since:
- A worn toothbrush is less effective in cleaning your teeth
- Changing your toothbrush after a cold or flu can help avoid re-infection
Where can I purchase the Colgate® Slim Soft™ toothbrush?
The Colgate® Slim Soft™ toothbrush can be purchased at your local drug, grocery, mass merchandise location or online.
Is the Colgate® Slim Soft™ toothbrush safe for children to use? Is there a minimum age recommendation?
The toothbrush is safe for children to use. However, it was not designed for children. While we do not have a minimum age recommendation, one should select a toothbrush with a head and handle size appropriate for the intended child. As with any toothbrush, children should be supervised while brushing until at least six years of age.
* Vs. end-rounded regular bristles.
** Average data from Colgate test.