A Letter from Dr. Pat Verduin

Our technology efforts span both drug and OTC technologies with demonstrated efficacy in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases. We take pride in our technical achievments to date, we are humbled by the learning we have yet to achieve and we look forward to building strong partnerships with all of Oral Care's academic and professional communities.

We invite you to explore the level of Colgate scientific research programs and accomplishments and hope they help you improve the oral health and quality of life of your patients.

The Colgate C.A.R.E Program

Colgate is pleased to announce that the following proposals have won funding under the current C.A.R.E program cycle. Our sincere congratulations to all the winners!

  • UT Health at Houston, Dr. Cameron Jetter. Topic: Oral hygiene app to improve oral health in nursing home residents with Parkinson's.
  • University of Toronto, Dr. Karina Carneiro. Topic : Self-assembled DNA networks for enamel regeneration.
  • University of Florida, Dr. Jacqueline Abranches. Topic : Association of Cnm S. Mutans and Candida spp.with ECC recurrence.
  • University of Saskatchawan College of Dentistry, Dr. Alyssa N. Hayes. Topic Teledentistry in Northern Saskatchewan: Are we ready? University of Loma Linda, Dr. So Ran Kwon. Topic Mechanisms of tooth stain penetration by type of stain simulated with gold nanotechnology.

Latest Technology News

2012 AADR Conference

Download presentations from Colgate's 2012 AADR Conference.


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Newly Identified Biomarkers of Oral Inflammation

Acceleration of Purine Degradation by Periodontal Diseases

Barnes VM, Teles R, Trivedi HM, Devizio W, Xu T, Mitchell MW, Milburn MV, Guo L.

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Pro-Argin™ Technology

Clinical Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Desensitizing Paste Containing 8% Arginine and Calcium Carbonate for the In-office Relief of Dentin Hypersensitivity Associated with Dental Prophylaxis

D Hamlin, K Phelan Williams, E Delgado, YP Zhang, W DeVizio, LR Mateo

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Toothbrush Technology

The Efficacy of a Newly Designed Toothbrush to Decrease Tooth Sensitivity

Thomas Schiff, DMD; Gerald N. Wachs, MD; Dolores M. Petrone, BA; Pat Chaknis, BS;James H. Kemp, BA; William DeVizio, DMD

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Take a virtual visit of the Colgate Technology Center

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Our Technology Center

Colgate-Palmolive is proud of its state-of-the art research and development facility in Piscataway, New Jersey where our scientists develop technologies to improve oral health.

The Colgate Technology Center includes laboratories that focus on early research and product development as well as an on-site dental clinic managed by practicing dentists and hygienists. Safety testing and research are also important parts of the technology center.

In addition, there is an on-site consumer testing site to ensure that our products promote patient acceptance and compliance.

Every year, hundreds of visitors from various areas of dentistry and geographies visit our technology center. Visitors have the opportunity to meet with our scientists and discuss our products and technologies and experience our scientists' commitment to oral health research. This interaction and partnerships help our scientists understand the needs and priorities of oral health research.

Latest Technology Innovation

Colgate's breakthrough technology consisting of arginine and calcium carbonate is clinically proven to deliver instant and lasting relief for four weeks.

icon Our Partnership with Forsyth


In 2006, Colgate partnered with The Forsyth Institute, the world's leading independent organization dedicated to scientific research and education in oral health, to create the Colgate-Forsyth Center for Advancement.

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