Colgate Total* Toothpaste

 

Colgate* Total* is an everyday toothpaste with 12 hour anti-bacterial activity. Colgate* Total* contains a special combination of triclosan, an anti-bacterial agent and copolymer. After the plaque has been disrupted through effective brushing, triclosan is retained on the tooth surface by the copolymer, where it can help prevent the plaque from reforming for up to 12 hours.

  • Clinically proven to provide a more effective level of plaque control compared to a regular fluoride toothpaste
  • Clinically proven to reduce existing levels of gingivitis
  • Contains Sodium Fluoride (1,100ppm F) to protect against caries

Product Details

  • Characteristics:
    • The copolymer ensures the delivery and retention of triclosan on the surface of the teeth and gums
    • Backed by the most extensive clinical research programme for a toothpaste - over 60 published clinical studies3
    Benefits:
    • Works to reduce gingival inflammation in 2 ways, 12 hour anti-bacterial protection and anti-inflammatory action
    • Safe and effective
  • What makes Colgate Total* toothpaste unique?

    Colgate Total* is an everyday toothpaste with 12 hour anti-bacterial activity. It has a special formula of triclosan, a highly effective anti-bacterial agent, together with copolymer and fluoride. This formula provides effective antibacterial activity against plaque and provides effective caries protection.

     

    How does Colgate Total* toothpaste work?

    After plaque has been disrupted through effective brushing, triclosan is retained on the tooth surface by the copolymer, where it can help prevent the plaque from reforming for up to 12 hours.

     

    What is the Fluoride content of Colgate Total*?

    Colgate Total* contains Sodium Fluoride (1,100ppmF) to protect against caries.

     

    Can Total* be used by cancer and immunocomprised patients?

    Yes.

     

    How long can a patient use Colgate Total*?

    Colgate Total* is indicated as an everyday toothpaste. There is no contraindication against prolonged use.

     

    Should patients with healthy gums use Colgate Total* toothpaste?

    Yes, Colgate Total* is an everyday toothpaste, and can help maintain periodontal health.

  • A Clinical Study to Assess the Anticalculus Efficacy of a New Dentifrice Containing a Special Grade of Silica

    Joseph A Sowinski, DDS, MS

    If you would like a copy of this clinical study you can order one by calling 1-800-2COLGATE or by emailing Colgate. Thank You.

     

    A Clinical Study to Compare the Anticalculus Efficacy of Three Dentifrice Formulations

    Donald R. Allen, DDS, MS

    If you would like a copy of this clinical study you can order one by calling 1-800-2COLGATE or by emailing Colgate. Thank You.

     

    A 30-month study investigating the effect of adding triclosan/copolymer to a fluoride dentifrice

    Hawley G, Hamilton F, Worthington H, Davies R, Holloway P, Davies T, Blinkhorn A Careis Res 29: 163-167 1995.

    If you would like a copy of this clinical study you can order one by calling 1-800-2COLGATE or by emailing Colgate. Thank You.

     

    A Study to Assess the Tooth Whitening Efficacy

    Chester Sielski, DDS

    If you would like a copy of this clinical study you can order one by calling 1-800-2COLGATE or by emailing Colgate. Thank You.

     

    Effect of a triclosan/copolymer/fluoride dentifrice on plaque formation and gingivitis: a 7-month clinical study

    Garcia-Godoy F, Garcia-Godoy F, DeVizio W, Ferlauto R, Miller J 1990 Am J Dent 3 (Spec Issue): S15-26.

    If you would like a copy of this clinical study you can order one by calling 1-800-2COLGATE or by emailing Colgate. Thank You.

     

    A Review of Calculus Clinical Efficacy Studies

    Anthony R. Volpe, DDS, MS

    If you would like a copy of this clinical study you can order one by calling 1-800-2COLGATE or by emailing Colgate. Thank You.

  • Product indication:

    Gingivitis and Caries. At home use for all patients, to help protect against plaque, gingivitis, and retard the onset1, 2 In addition, Colgate Total's fluoride content (1,100ppmF) provides clinically proven protection against caries.

    Product benefits:

    Effective in reducing gingival inflammation compared to brushing with regular fluroride toothpaste; clinically proven to protect against caries. 1, 2

    Mode of action:

    Colgate Total toothpaste reduces gingival inflammation in 2 ways, 12 hour anti-bacterial protection and anti-inflammatory action

    Active ingredient(s) and content of fluoride:

    Special formula of triclosan, a highly effective antibacterial agent, and sodium fluoride (1,100ppm).

    Recommended dosage and usage:

    Everyday toothpaste to be used twice daily.

1. Garcia-Godoy F et al (1990) Am J Dent; 3 (Spec Issue): S15-26
2. Rosling B et al (1997) J Clin Perio; 24: 873-880
3. Panagakos FS et al (2005); J Clin Dent 16 (Suppl):S1-S20

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