Don’t brush it off—use Colgate®
People with diabetes have a 2x greater risk of developing gum disease. Colgate Total®
toothpaste reduces 90% of plaque germs that cause gingivitis, the most common
form of gum disease, for 12 hours.* And, it’s the only FDA-approved toothpaste.†
Learn more at OralHealthandDiabetes.com
*vs ordinary, nonantibacterial toothpaste.
†Colgate Total® toothpaste is approved through the New Drug Application process to help prevent
gingivitis. Not approved for the prevention or treatment of serious gum disease or other diseases.
The American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs’ acceptance of Colgate Total® Gum
Defense toothpaste is based on its finding that the product is effective in helping to prevent and
reduce tooth decay, gingivitis and plaque above the gumline, and bad breath, and to whiten teeth
by removing surface stains, when used as directed.