Colgate Oral and Dental Health Resource Center

Adult Maintenance and Care


Adults and Braces

As braces have become less bulky and visible in recent years, more and more adults are wearing them, for a variety of reasons.    Read "Adults and Braces" article

Can Fluoride Help Adults?

Twenty years ago, dentists thought that fluoride worked mainly by strengthening developing teeth before they entered the mouth, which meant that young children were the main focus of fluoridation efforts. Now, research has shown that topical fluoride, including toothpastes, mouth rinses and fluoride treatments, is probably more important in fighting decay than in strengthening developing teeth. Read "Can Fluoride Help Adults?" article

Interactive Guides

Fresh Breath Assessment

How fresh is your breath? Find out by visiting the Fresh Breath Institute.

Guide to Brushing

Test your brushing skills with our FUN 3-D brusher.
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