Frequently Asked Questions

Find fast answers to your Colgate Total* questions.
Fights germs 12 hours which helps prevent:
  • Plaque
  • Gingivitis
  • Tartar Build-up
  • Bad Breath

Question

How does Triclosan work in preventing gingivitis?

Answer

Colgate Total* is uniquely formulated with a triclosan/copolymer system. Triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient, is held in place on teeth and gums by a copolymer, providing 12 hours of protection against bacteria that cause plaque and gingivitis.