Research

A Letter from Dr. Pat Verduin

At Colgate's Technology Centers around the world, we are committed to improving oral health through the development of leading-edge technologies that achieve the highest standards of patient care and safety. Our talented team of over 200 scientists, clinicians and engineers are dedicated to discovering and validating emerging science, which can be applied to oral care through the use of advanced instrumentation, diagnostics and clinical methodologies.

Our technology efforts span both drug and OTC technologies with demonstrated efficacy in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases. We take pride in our technical achievments to date, we are humbled by the learning we have yet to achieve and we look forward to building strong partnerships with all of Oral Care's academic and professional communities.

We invite you to explore the level of Colgate scientific research programs and accomplishments and hope they help you improve the oral health and quality of life of your patients.

Latest Technology News

Newly Identified Biomarkers of Oral Inflammation

Acceleration of Purine Degradation by Periodontal Diseases

Barnes VM, Teles R, Trivedi HM, Devizio W, Xu T, Mitchell MW, Milburn MV, Guo L.

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Pro-Argin™ Technology

Clinical Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Desensitizing Paste Containing 8% Arginine and Calcium Carbonate for the In-office Relief of Dentin Hypersensitivity Associated with Dental Prophylaxis

D. Hamlin, K. Phelan Williams – Contract Dental Evaluations, Langhorn, PA; E. Delgado, Y.P. Zhang, W. DeVizio – Colgate-Palmolive Technology Center, Piscataway, NJ; L.R. Mateo – LRM Consulting, Hoboken, NJ

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Toothbrush Technology

The Efficacy of a Newly Designed Toothbrush to Decrease Tooth Sensitivity

Thomas Schiff, DMD; Gerald N. Wachs, MD; Dolores M. Petrone, BA; Pat Chaknis, BS;James H. Kemp, BA; William DeVizio, DMD

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Our Technology Center

Colgate-Palmolive is proud of its state-of-the art research and development facility in Piscataway, New Jersey where our scientists develop technologies to improve oral health.

The Colgate Technology Center includes laboratories that focus on early research and product development as well as an on-site dental clinic managed by practicing dentists and hygienists. Safety testing and research are also important parts of the technology center.

In addition, there is an on-site consumer testing site to ensure that our products promote patient acceptance and compliance.

Every year, hundreds of visitors from various areas of dentistry and geographies visit our technology center. Visitors have the opportunity to meet with our scientists and discuss our products and technologies and experience our scientists' commitment to oral health research. This interaction and partnerships help our scientists understand the needs and priorities of oral health research.

Latest Technology Innovation

Colgate's breakthrough technology consisting of arginine and calcium carbonate is clinically proven to deliver instant and lasting relief for four weeks.