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Frequently asked questions related to toothpaste
All you need to know about the revolutionary Colgate® Maximum Cavity Protection plus Sugar Acid Neutraliser™.
Sugar Acid NeutraliserTM is Colgate’s trademark name for the technology it has developed to deliver maximum cavity protection consisting of arginine and an insoluble calcium compound. In Colgate Maximum Cavity Protection Plus Sugar Acid Neutraliser™ toothpaste, the insoluble calcium compound is calcium carbonate.
Arginine is an amino acid commonly found in proteins in food such as eggs, meat and poultry, dairy products, vegetables, cereals and nuts. Arginine is also found in proteins naturally found in the human body. It is an important component of saliva which can help to prevent cavities.
Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. There are 20 amino acids; arginine is one of them and is found naturally in the body.
The arginine used in Colgate Maximum Cavity Protection Plus Sugar Acid Neutralizer ™ toothpaste is naturally derived from plant/vegetable sources.
Calcium carbonate is an essential component of the Sugar Acid NeutraliserTM technology because it provides a reservoir of calcium in the mouth to help remineralize early tooth decay before it becomes a cavity.
Yes, the Sugar Acid NeutraliserTM technology is not only compatible with fluoride, it makes fluoride work harder. Colgate Maximum Cavity Protection plus Sugar Acid Neutralizer ™ contains both fluoride, arginine and calcium carbonate.
Yes, it is safe for every day use
This toothpaste has been developed as a product for the entire family. It has been proven to provide maximum superior cavity protection in children and adults.
Yes, it is safe for children. However, use only a pea sized amount and supervise child’s brushing and rinsing (to minimize swallowing).