The major difference between Colgate and Crest toothpaste is that both brands have different toothpaste options available. Colgate has six options available, while Crest offers at least 10, with many additional sub-options. The most complete protection offered between the brands is Colgate Total Advanced Whitening and Crest Pro-Health Gum Protection, respectively.Know More
The six options Colgate offers are: Advanced Whitening, Advanced Deep Clean, Advanced Fresh + Whitening, Clean Mint, Mint Strip and Whitening. Crest's options are: Pro-Health, 3D White, Baking Soda & Peroxide Whitening, Be Adventurous/Dynamic/Inspired, Cavity Protection, Complete Multi-Benefit, Pro-Health Stages, Kids, Plus Scope and Extra Whitening and Tartar Control.
Colgate's "complete protection" option, Total Advanced Whitening, claims to prevent plaque, bad breath, tartar build-up, gingivitis and cavities. Colgate also claims that it will remove surface stains up to 80%, while fighting germs for 12 hours. Colgate's toothpastes are all gluten free and have a sodium fluoride level of 0.24% with 0.14% fluroide ion.
Crest's "complete protection" option, Pro-Health Gum Protection, claims to fight sensitivity, cavities, tartar build-up, gingivitis and plaque, freshen breath and whiten teeth. It has 0.454% stannous fluoride with 0.16% fluoride ion. This means its whitening properties are likely to be stronger.
Colgate received FDA approval for the first gingivitis treatment from a toothpaste. Crest's use of stannous fluoride means that teeth can sometimes be badly stained by the toothpaste.Learn more about Dental Hygiene
Colgate, the business, began in 1806. As published on Colgate’s corporate website, the brand started out as starch, soap and candle company in New York City. The toothpaste was first introduced in 1873.Full Answer >
As of 2015, Colgate Total, Janina Diamond Whitening Toothpaste and Reach Antibacterial Toothpaste contain triclosan. Breeze mouthwash is another dental product that contains the antibacterial agent. Triclosan is an effective antibacterial ingredient, but some people believe that it is harmful to the immune and endocrine systems if ingested.Full Answer >
Some popular electric toothbrush brands that constantly receive good reviews from both experts and consumers include Oral-B, Philips Sonicare and Pursonic. Examples of high-quality models of electric toothbrushes include the Philips Sonicare HX9332/02 DiamondClean Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush and the Oral-B Professional Care 1000 Electric Toothbrush, notes BestCovery.Full Answer >
The three top-selling brands of toothpaste in the United States in 2014 were Colgate Total, Sensodyne and Colgate Optic White. Colgate Total was the top-selling brand, with $175 million in sales.Full Answer >