Frequently Asked Questions

How much do the kits cost?

  • The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® kits are free (in limited quantities) to Kindergarten and Grade One teachers in Canada.

What quantities of individual materials for students are found in each kit?

  • The kit contains take-home materials for 25 children.

Are the kits available in both English and French?

  • For the moment the kits are only available in English.

Are extra Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® materials available?

  • Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® materials are available in printable formats, download at Program materials

For what age groups are the kits appropriate?

  • The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures ® materials are designed for children ages 4 – 12 years

How do I request Colgate® product samples?

  • At Colgate, we receive many requests from individuals and organization for donations. Since there are more requests than we can fulfill, we focus on organizations concerned with young people and education. Click here to view our donation policy.

What is the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Kindergarten Classroom Kit?

  • The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures (BSBF) oral health education program gives teachers, children, and families the tools they need to make good oral health a permanent part of their lives. With a focus on prevention, the program builds self-esteem and teaches good oral health practices in order to create lifelong habits. And most importantly, BSBF inspires kids to take control of their own oral health. Its standards-based approach and flexibility makes it easy to adapt to your own classroom needs and meet curriculum objectives. The multi-media kit includes a video, posters, storybooks, curriculum, parent take-homes and Colgate Kid’s toothbrush and toothpaste samples for each student.

Who can get the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Kindergarten Classroom Kit?

  • If you are an educator of kids in grades K-1, you may sign up to receive a Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit. All applications are screened and if you are NOT a registered teacher at your school, you will not receive a kit.

How much does the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Kindergarten Classroom Kit cost?

  • It is completely free!

When do I have to turn applications in by?

  • To receive your Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit you must complete apply every year.

When will I receive my kit by?

  • You will receive your Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures in February 2017 for National Oral Health Month.

Can I re-order a kit each new school year?

  • Your Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures kit will be automatically shipped to you each year - there’s no need to reorder.