Frequently Asked Questions

How much do the kits cost?
The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® kits are free (in limited quantities) to Kindergarten and Grade One teachers in Canada.

What quantities of individual materials for students are found in each kit?
The kit contains take-home materials for 25 children.

Are the kits available in both English and French?

For the moment the kits are only available in English.

Are extra Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® materials available?
Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® materials are available in printable formats, download at Program materials

For what age groups are the kits appropriate?
The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures ® materials are designed for children in Kindergarten or Grade 1.

How do I request Colgate® product samples?
At Colgate, we receive many requests from individuals and organization for donations. Since there are more requests than we can fulfill, we focus on organizations concerned with young people and education. Click here to view our donation policy.

What is the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Kindergarten Classroom Kit?
The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures (BSBF) oral health education program gives teachers, children, and families the tools they need to make good oral health a permanent part of their lives. With a focus on prevention, the program builds self-esteem and teaches good oral health practices in order to create lifelong habits. And most importantly, BSBF inspires kids to take control of their own oral health. Its standards-based approach and flexibility makes it easy to adapt to your own classroom needs and meet curriculum objectives. Each free kit includes easy-to-use in-classroom materials and Colgate® toothpaste and toothbrush samples for 25 students

Who can get the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Kindergarten Classroom Kit?
If you are an educator of kids in grades K-1, you may sign up to receive a Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit here

Where can I get the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright FuturesKindergarten Classroom Kit?
You may sign up to receive a Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit here.

Due to the success of the BSBF program, supplies of printed kits are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.  To find out if kits are available, or to be placed on the waitlist, please click here.

However, we understand the importance of teaching our children how to maintain their healthy smiles, and we have made available to you free downloadable educational materials and fun activities to engage your students. To access downloadable educational materials, please visit
 

How much does the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Kindergarten Classroom Kit cost?
It is completely free!

When do I have to turn applications in by to receive a Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Kindergarten Classroom Kit?
There is no deadline to submit an application for the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures ® Classroom Kit.  Registration for classroom kits opens in December and is open until supplies last. To find out if kits are available, or to be placed on the waitlist, please click here

When will I receive my kit by?
You will receive your Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures in February for National Oral Health Month.

Can I re-order a kit each new school year?
Yes, Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® kits must be re-ordered each year. To find out if kits are available, or to be placed on the waitlist, please click here

How do I change my Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® registration information?
To update your information or request to be removed from the  Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® program, please visit