All Brushing & Flossing Information

  • Bleeding Gums When Flossing: Should You Call Your Dentist?

    Gums that bleed after daily flossing can be a warning sign of gingivitis. Learn more and when you should call your dentist.
  • Family Guide to Oral Health

    Colgate provides the basics of oral hygiene, maintenance and treatment options for better dental care as well as smart nutrition tips for the whole family.
  • How To Floss

    Flossing teeth is the quick, effective way to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Discover flossing techniques at Colgate.com and learn the types of floss you should use. Colgate is your partner in dental health so visit us online.
  • How To Brush

    Brushing your teeth is the number one action you can take to ensure a healthy, beautiful smile. Find information about brushing teeth at Colgate.com and you'll learn the right way to brush, the type of toothpaste you should use and more.
  • Is Brushing Teeth After Eating Good For You?

    Certain foods and drinks - especially those high in carbohydrates and sugars - spur the creation of certain bacteria in your mouth.
  • How Does Water Flossing Compare to Traditional Flossing?

    Everyone should floss every day, but what method does the best job: traditional or water flossing? Learn more about flossing.
  • How Often Should You Clean Your Teeth?

    Keeping your teeth clean goes a long way toward keeping them strong and healthy. So, how often should you clean your teeth? Read more.