Frequently Asked Questions

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: storybooks, take-home guides, Colgate® toothpaste and toothbrush samples for 25 students, as well as a teacher’s guide, classroom poster, and DVD (English only).

Who can get the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Kindergarten Classroom Kit?

If you are an educator of kids in grades K-1 or a dental professional, you may sign up to receive a Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit here.

Where can I get the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Kindergarten 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 here

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 Children’s 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 here

Are the kits available in both English and French?

Yes, the kits are available in both English and French.

Are extra Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® materials available?

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® materials are available in printable formats, download at Program materials.