Q: Is the anti-cavity protection of this product just as good as a standard anti-cavity toothpaste or am I losing out?
A: Yes, Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ contains fluoride that effectively protects teeth from cavities. This protection is as good as standard fluoride anticavity toothpastes.
Q: What is the unique combination of ingredients in the Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ toothpaste?
A: The unique combination of ingredients in Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ is arginine and the insoluble calcium compound, calcium carbonate.
Q: My dentist used Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ toothpaste in her office. How is it different from what I can get in the store?
A: The in office product is a desensitizing paste. It has a unique, specially designed formulation that contains the Pro-Argin™ technology to provide immediate sensitivity relief and special high cleaning silica abrasive to provide gentle polishing and removal of extrinsic stains. The toothpaste also has a unique formula containing the Pro-Argin™ technology for sensitivity relief and fluoride for cavity protection.
Q: Can I use Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ toothpaste every day?
A: Yes, it is recommended that you use Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ toothpaste twice a day or as directed by a dentist for lasting relief.
Q: Do I ever need to take a break from using it?
A: As Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ toothpaste contains fluoride for every day cavity protection, there is no need to take a break from using it.
Q: Does Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ contain fluoride?
A: Yes, Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ contains fluoride to, provide cavity protection.
Q: How much fluoride does it contain?
A: The toothpaste contains the maximum permitted level of fluoride. This is 1450ppm in most countries.
Q: Does it have the same fluoride benefit as other toothpastes?
A: Yes, Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ provides the same fluoride benefit as other fluoride toothpastes.
Q: What flavors does it come in?
A: Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ is offered in a mint flavor.
Q: How much toothpaste should I use?
A: Average toothpaste used per brushing occasion is about 1.5 gram. A 6.0 oz. (170g) tube of toothpaste will give about 110 -115 uses.
Q: What makes Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ different from most other sensitive toothpastes?
A: Most other sensitivity toothpastes contain potassium which primarily numbs the tooth nerve masking the pain of sensitivity. Potassium toothpastes take at least 2 weeks of use before significant sensitivity relief is delivered. Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ effectively plugs and seals open dentin tubules, the cause of sensitivity. This prevents pain producing stimuli, such as heat and cold, from causing pain sensations. Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ provides instant relief when directly applied with finger tip to a sensitive tooth and massaged for 1 minute. It provides lasting relief when used twice daily.
Q: Does it have to be used with any special toothbrush?
A: No, but you might want to use a brush with soft bristles that is specially designed for sensitive teeth, like the Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ Toothbrush.
Q: Is this product safe for infants and children?
A: Children typically do not experience hypersensitivity. Infants typically use toothpastes with a specially formulated lower level of fluoride than is present in Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™. There is no reason to believe that Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ cannot be used safely by older children.