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

What bacteria is Colgate Total* effective against?

Answer

There are over 700 species of bacteria in the mouth, some of which are associated with disease. Triclosan is effective against the key bacteria or microorganisms associated with disease and has been shown to provide antibacterial protection for up to 12 hours.