May 31, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced that it has filed a lawsuit against a private-label manufacturer and distributor of mouthwash for allegedly violating the former's intellectual property.

May 23, 2011

Oral care company AloeSense has hired advertising agency Western Creative to design a new website to promote its AloeSense products, including toothpaste, dental floss, lip balm and extra-sensitive toothbrushes.

May 5, 2011

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has announced the launch of its new natural whitening toothpaste Simply White, and a partnership with Sheryl Crow's "100 Miles From Memphis" concert that kicks off on May 7.

April 28, 2011

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday that worldwide net sales rose 4.5% during the first quarter as net income and diluted earnings per share totaled $576 million and $1.16, respectively.

April 13, 2011

Water Pik, a maker of personal healthcare products, has announced the launch of its new Waterpik water flosser for kids.

March 23, 2011

Colgate-Palmolive is bolstering its foothold in the European personal care market by acquiring from Unilever the Sanex personal care brand for about $940 million.

March 23, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Crest Pro-Health portfolio now includes the new Invigorating Clean toothpaste and mouth rinse.

March 3, 2011

Procter & Gamble officially announced the launch of its new Crest 3D White 2-hour Express Whitestrips and Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid Enamel Renewal toothpaste, which are the latest additions to the Crest 3D White collection.

February 2, 2011

In an effort to educate and encourage natural product users to take a more holistic approach to oral care regimens, Nature's Gate will partner with Radius toothbrushes during the month of February to offer discounts on both brands' products via each other's websites.

January 27, 2011

Colgate-Palmolive, which posted a dip in North American sales during the fourth quarter, experienced share gains in oral care and has outlined new product launches planned for 2011.

January 12, 2011

Dr. Fresh's FireFly children's toothbrush and its licensed counterparts have earned the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance.

January 3, 2011

Sunstar Americas, a maker of Gum and Butler brand products, is offering its Gum Soft-Picks in new 15- and 80-count packages.

December 13, 2010

Stephen Patrick late Friday announced his retirement as CFO of Colgate-Palmolive, effective Jan. 1.

December 7, 2010

Shoppers are becoming more focused on health and wellness — and they are making the connection between oral health and overall health — so they increasingly are moving from the value segment to premium products, not to mention oral care regimens.


December 7, 2010

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Recent live demonstrations at 51 select drug stores nationwide proved successful for Colgate-Palmolive’s Colgate Total brand, according to promotional and marketing company Cosmetic Promotions.


December 7, 2010

Plackers, a maker of disposable dental flossers, has expanded its line of oral care products with Brush and Learn by Plackers Kids, a series of musical toothbrushes for children.

November 29, 2010

Crest Oral-B is recognizing registered dental hygienists who go above and beyond the call of duty with the new Pros in the Profession award program. The brand also has introduced the new Clinical Pro-Health System for gingivitis.

November 11, 2010

In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, Colgate Total is offering consumers tips to build good...

October 28, 2010

Many active diabetes managers have not changed their oral care habits since being diagnosed, despite...

October 27, 2010

Colgate-Palmolive experienced a strong third quarter as its global market shares in toothpaste and manual...

October 6, 2010

Procter & Gamble's Crest has announced the introduction of its new Crest Pro-Health Complete Rinse...

September 29, 2010

The Natural Dentist has announced the launch of its new Healthy Teeth & Gums Sensitivity...

September 27, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to three companies that manufacture...

September 27, 2010

Plackers oral care brand has partnered with Oral Health America on the Fall for Smiles...