Research & Development

Dr. Pat Verduin
Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer - 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.

Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Dr. WIlliam DeVizio, DMD
Vice President, Clinical Dental Research Colgate-Palmolive

Research Overview

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:

  • Robust clinical documentation of new technologies
  • Partnerships with leading dental schools worldwide
  • A comprehensive global network of clinical sites
  • Our vast impact on the development and maintenance of clinical indices, standards and methodologies

Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Oral Health Worldwide

Colgate is proud to partner with the IADR in promoting dental research and oral health around the globe.

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Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

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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 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, 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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Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Chief Technology Officer - Dr. Pat Verduin

Our Partnership with Forsyth

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.

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Latest Technology Innovation

Introducing the new standard of care in everyday cavity protection provided by Colgate® Maximum Cavity Protection plus Sugar Acid Neutraliser™ toothpaste.

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