Keeping A Healthy Smile

Healthy Habits

  • Adult Oral Care

  • Brushing & Flossing

    Choosing the right toothpaste and toothbrush and their regular replacement is important. Use Colgate's techniques and products for brushing and flossing teeth.
  • Dental Visits

    Learn how to choose your dentist, how often should you visit a dentist, what to expect during a dental visit, from the Colgate Oral Care Center.
  • Fluoride

    Fluoride is a natural mineral to help you fight tooth decay. Colgate helps you understand fluoride, fluoride treatments, fluorosis, and fluoride products.
  • Infant & Toddler

  • Infant & Kids

  • Mouth & Teeth Anatomy

    Learn about the dental anatomy, the anatomy of your teeth and the specific functions for the different types of teeth in your mouth.
  • Nutrition & Oral Health

    Learn more about how nutrition can impact the health of your teeth, gums, and overall oral health. Find information on which foods and drinks are good or teeth and which to avoid.
  • Oral Care 55+

  • Selecting Dental Products

    Learn more about selecting dental products to find the right toothbrushes, toothpaste, and mouthwashes for you and your family. A healthy smile starts today, with Colgate!
  • Special Occasions

  • Teen Oral Care

  • Teeth Whitening

    Tooth whitening is the process which lightens teeth, helps remove stains, and corrects tooth discoloration. Learn more on teeth whitening procedures, types, risks, and more.
  • Threats to Dental Health

    Learn more about how other diseases and conditions can pose a threat to your overall dental health. Learn more about your oral health, at
  • Tooth Fairy

    Learn more about the tooth fairy and the role she plays in your child's ongoing education in their oral health. For more, visit the Colgate® Oral Care Center.

Common Problems

  • Bad Breath

    Learn more about bad breath from Colgate. Find out what causes bad breath, how to keep it under control, and how to prevent bad breath in the future.
  • Bruxism

    Bruxism, or tooth grinding and clenching of the teeth is a common condition that affects up to 40 million adults. Learn more about bruxism and tooth grinding, here.
  • Cavities

    If left untreated, a cavity can destroy your tooth and kill nerves at its center. Find information on the causes of cavities, tooth decay, and treatment options.
  • Dry Mouth

    Learn more about dry mouth and how it affects your oral health. Find information on the causes of dry mouth and how you and your dentist can treat it effectively.
  • Gum Disease

    Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that supports your teeth. Find out the causes of gum disease and how to prevent it.
  • Mouth Sores and Infections 101

  • Plaque & Tartar

    Did you know that plaque and tartar are the main causes of gum disease and cavities? Learn more about the causes of plaque & tartar and see find out how to removal it from your teeth.
  • Temporomandibular Disorder

    TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder affects the hinge connecting the upper and lower jaw. Learn more about temporomandibular disorders and your treatment options.
  • Tooth Sensitivity

    Learn more about teeth sensitivity. Find out how teeth sensitivity is caused, and how you can not only treat sensitivity, but prevent it in the future. Find out more, today!

Dental Conditions

  • Adult Orthodontics

    Find information on orthodontics for adults, including alignment, preventative treatments and maintenance of braces, from the Colgate Oral Care Center.
  • Anesthesia

    Find out more about dental anesthesia and dental sedation that may be required for a dental procedure. Find more on procedures, risks, and anesthesia types here.
  • Bonding

    Find information on tooth bonding from Colgate®, including information on composite bonding, veneer bonding, and its relationship to tooth whitening.
  • Bridges & Crowns

    Both dental crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Find out more about the different types of dental bridges and crowns as well as its effect on your oral health.
  • Cleft Lip/Palate

    Find out more about cleft lips and cleft palates from Colgate® Oral Care. Learn more about identifying a cleft lip and how cleft lips and cleft palates are treated.
  • Cracked Tooth Syndrome

    Learn more about cracked tooth syndrome at Colgate® Oral Care. Find out about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for cracked tooth syndrome, here.
  • Dental Emergencies & Sports Safety

    Learn more about what you should do in case of a dental emergency and how to prevent dental emergencies from happening. Learn more about preventable measures, here.
  • Dentures

    Find out more about dentures, including partial dentures, permanent dentures, flexible dentures, and much more, for the Colgate Oral Care Center.
  • Early Orthodontics

    Learn more about common orthodontic issues in children and orthodontic treatments, including alignment, kids braces, and much more, from the Colgate Oral Care Center.
  • Fillings

    Learn more about the basic of tooth fillings and your Oral health at Read about the different types of dental fillings, oral health risks, and more.
  • Implants

    Learn more about dentures, including dental implant procedures, and much more, from the Colgate Oral Care Center.
  • Root Canals

    What is a root canal? Learn all about root canals from Colgate, including about the root canal treatments and procedure, pain, symptoms, and much more.
  • Sealants

    Dental sealants are plastic coatings general placed on the surface of back teeth. This teeth sealant helps to protect teeth from decay. Find out more, here.
  • Tooth Removal

    Learn more about tooth extractions and the removal of wisdom teeth. Find out more about what will cause tooth extractions, the procedures, infections, and recovery.
  • Veneers

    Find out more about dental veneers, including porcelain veneers for teeth, the procedure, and more, from the Colgate® Oral Care Center.
  • Wisdom Teeth

    Learn more about wisdom teeth from Colgate. Find out what wisdom teeth are, common infections, impacted wisdom teeth, and if you should have your wisdom teeth removed.
  • X-Rays

    X-Rays or radiographs are essential to any dental care treatment plan. Find out more about X-Rays, X-Ray safety, types of radiographs, and much more.

Health Considerations

  • Cancer

    Learn more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of oral cancer. Other types of cancer can also have an affect on your oral health. Learn more here.
  • Developmental Disabilities

    Approximately 52 million Americans suffer from some type of developmental disability. These disabilities can affect the brain, body, and can make everyday dental care a challenge. Learn more, here.
  • Diabetes & Other Endocrine Disorders

    Those with diabetes suffer from gum disease more often than those without it. Find oral health information for those suffering from diabetes & endocrine disorders.
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Find out more about how gastrointestinal disorders can affect your teeth, gums, and overall oral health. For more information on your dental health, visit
  • Heart Disease 101

    Heart disease & other cardiovascular conditions are often related to gum disease. Colgate offers tips on maintaining proper oral health for cardiovascular conditions.
  • HIV/AIDs & STDs

    Find out more about the affects of AIDS & HIV on oral health. HIV manifest as mouth ulcers and a weakened immune system can affect your oral health. Find out more, here.
  • Immune Disorders

    Learn more about how immune and autoimmune disease can affect your teeth, gums, and oral health. Find information on treating oral health conditions related to immune diseases.
  • Oral Care During Pregnancy

  • Respiratory Conditions

    Asthma, COPD, Tuberculosis, and other respiratory diseases or conditions can have a significant affect on your oral health, ranging from dry mouth to infections and more.
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Oral Care During Pregnancy

Did you know that pregnancy can bring on changes to your oral health? Get more information about dental health during pregnancy, and oral health conditions you may encounter.

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