Chief Technology Officer
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.
Clinical Dental Research
As a world leader in oral care technology development, Colgate is committed to improving the oral health of people across the globe. Consequently, our products must not only provide benefits that dental professionals will enthusiastically endorse but also appeal to a wide-range of ever-changing consumer tastes and preferences. For the past 50 years, our mission, and our continued success, is driven by a relentless pursuit of scientific investigation. Our commitment to clinical research is supported by:
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.Read Abstract
Clinical Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Desensitising Paste Containing 8% Arginine and Calcium Carbonate for the In-office Relief of Dentine 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, NJRead Abstract
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, DMDRead Abstract
In 2006, Colgate partnered with the Forsyth Institute, the world's leading independent organization dedicated to scientific research and education in oral health, to create the Colgate-Forsyth Center for Advancement of Global Oral Health.
Introducing the new standard of care in everyday cavity protection provided by Colgate® Maximum Cavity Protection plus Sugar Acid Neutraliser™ toothpaste.