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July 26, 2013

Oral care brand Brush Buddies is expanding its line of licensed toothbrushes with the launch of the new Brush Buddies Smurfs Poppin' toothbrushes, Brush Buddies Smurfs Talking Toothbrushes and Brush Buddies Smurfs manual toothbrushes.

FONTANA, Calif. — Oral care brand Brush Buddies is expanding its line of licensed toothbrushes with the launch of the new Brush Buddies Smurfs Poppin' toothbrushes, Brush Buddies Smurfs Talking Toothbrushes and Brush Buddies Smurfs manual toothbrushes.

July 25, 2013

Colgate-Palmolive announced a boost in second-quarter net sales as its global market share in toothpaste and manual toothbrushes hit record highs year to date.

NEW YORK — Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday a boost in second-quarter net sales as its global market share in toothpaste and manual toothbrushes hit record highs year to date.

Net sales for the quarter totaled $4.35 billion, up 2% compared with the year-ago period. Organic sales grew 5.5%.

Net income, which included charges related to its restructuring program, totaled $561 million, or 60 cents per diluted share, for the quarter. This compares with net income of $627 million, or 65 cents per diluted share, in the year-ago period.

July 19, 2013

Health and beauty aid manufacturer CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners and Nutra Nail nail care treatments, swung to a loss during the second quarter but expressed optimism for the fourth quarter.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Health and beauty aid manufacturer CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners and Nutra Nail nail care treatments, swung to a loss during the second quarter but expressed optimism for the fourth quarter.

June 28, 2013

This weekend marks the kick-off to Oral-B’s road trip across America, as it proves that even residents on Manual Street will not go back to their manual brush once they’ve experienced the “Wow” of the Deep Sweep power brush.

Anecdotal evidence indicates that once people try a power brush, they are hard-pressed to go back to their manual version. This insight sparked the idea for this summer’s town takeovers, in which Oral-B is challenging people throughout the country to rethink the way they brush.

CINCINNATI — This weekend marks the kick-off to Oral-B’s road trip across America, as it proves that even residents on Manual Street will not go back to their manual brush once they’ve experienced the “Wow” of the Deep Sweep power brush.

June 27, 2013

Colgate-Palmolive on Thursday announced its partnership with the Hispanic Dental Association to launch Colgate's 2013 "Oral Health Month" campaign this July.

NEW YORK — Colgate-Palmolive on Thursday announced its partnership with the Hispanic Dental Association to launch Colgate's 2013 "Oral Health Month" campaign this July.

June 12, 2013

Nuvora Inc. announced the availability of a new soft lozenge to help provide relief for those who suffer from dry mouth.

Santa Clara, Calif. — Nuvora Inc. announced today the availability of a new soft lozenge to help provide relief for those who suffer from dry mouth.

May 3, 2013

Former Colgate-Palmolive executive Norm Loringer died on April 28 surrounded by family at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to an obituary that ran in the Arizona Republic. He was 69.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Former Colgate-Palmolive executive and industry veteran Norm Loringer died on April 28 surrounded by family at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to an obituary that ran in the Arizona Republic. He was 69.

April 30, 2013

Syneron Beauty has announced the launch of the Pearl Brilliant White Ionic Teeth Whitening system, which according to the manufacturer, features its patented ionic technology — the first new at-home teeth whitening technology to be cleared by the FDA in more than a decade.

NEW YORK — Syneron Beauty has announced the launch of the Pearl Brilliant White Ionic Teeth Whitening system, which according to the manufacturer, features its patented ionic technology — the first new at-home teeth whitening technology to be cleared by the FDA in more than a decade.

In a clinical study, the system was shown to provide maximum whitening results of up to 10 shades after 50 minutes of treatment with virtually no sensitivity, the company stated.

April 25, 2013

NEW YORK — Colgate announced on Thursday that North American net sales rose 5.5% as new product launches, such as Colgate Optic White mouthwash, helped drive volume growth and market share gains in the United States.

North America, which accounts for 18% of company sales, posted a net sales increase of 5.5%. Organic sales also rose 5.5% during the quarter.

April 21, 2013

Say "hello" to a new personal care brand that is looking to turn the oral care segment on its head with exotic flavors like Pink Grapefruit Mint and creative packaging that is a far departure from the traditional oral care offerings.

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Say "hello" to a new personal care brand that is looking to turn the oral care segment on its head with exotic flavors like Pink Grapefruit Mint and creative packaging that is a far departure from the traditional oral care offerings.

March 28, 2013

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Clean toothbrush.

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Clean toothbrush.

With a plant-based handle made from renewable castor oil plants instead of petroleum, the Naturally Clean toothbrush also has dye-free, multi-height bristles to clean between teeth and along the gum line.

March 20, 2013

Say "hello" to Hello, a new line of oral care products hitting retail shelves this month.

MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Say "hello" to Hello, a new line of oral care products hitting retail shelves this month.

The new Hello line is comprised of 99% natural toothpaste, mouthwash and breath sprays. Hello debuts in distinctive designs created by BMW Group DesignworksUSA, a subsidiary of BMW Group, and offers a departure from the traditional bottles and tubes.

March 20, 2013

Sunstar Gum has introduced a new size of Proxabrush Go-Betweens Cleaners to help consumers prevent periodontal disease.

CHICAGO — Sunstar Gum has introduced a new size of Proxabrush Go-Betweens Cleaners to help consumers prevent periodontal disease.

March 19, 2013

Cenoire, a manufacturer of portable electronic accessories, has announced the availability of its new electronic toothbrush, the Eluo Ultra. The Eluo Ultra is a dual frequency sonic toothbrush discretely disguised in a mascara compact case.

LOS ANGELES — Cenoire, a manufacturer of portable electronic accessories, has announced the availability of its new electronic toothbrush, the Eluo Ultra. The Eluo Ultra is a dual frequency sonic toothbrush discretely disguised in a mascara compact case.

February 27, 2013

Dr. Fresh has introduced a new toothpaste designed to be squirted directly into the mouth, the company said Wednesday.

BUENA PARK, Calif. — Dr. Fresh has introduced a new toothpaste designed to be squirted directly into the mouth, the company said Wednesday.

The company said Firefly Fluoride Foam Toothpaste — along with the new FireFly Ready Go Brush — is designed to take the drudgery and mess out of brushing. The light, foamy formula flushes out bacteria and gets hard-to-reach spots, which the company said would appeal to children who wear braces.

February 26, 2013

Sunstar Americas and Crayola have partnered on a new children's toothpaste to make brush time "fun time" again.

BOSTON — Sunstar Americas and Crayola have partnered on a new children's toothpaste to make brush time "fun time" again. GUM Crayola Squeeze-A-Color Toothpaste is the newest addtion to the GUM Crayola line from Sunstar Americas.

February 25, 2013

Americans are seeking a brighter smile, and research and sales data suggest that they are increasingly turning to whitening toothpastes and even mouthwash to help whiten teeth.

Americans are seeking a brighter smile, and research and sales data suggest that they are increasingly turning to whitening toothpastes and even mouthwash to help whiten teeth.

According to research released from Mintel in August 2012, only 10% of those looking for brighter smiles took a seat in the dentist chair for a professional whitening service. What's interesting is that according to the findings, 41% of respondents said they had tried to whiten their teeth in the prior 12 months using toothpaste, while 17% had tried at-home mouthwash and 15% tried OTC whitening strips.

February 20, 2013

Vitacare has introduced a new product line designed for people with sensitive teeth, the company said.

NEW YORK — Vitacare has introduced a new product line designed for people with sensitive teeth, the company said Wednesday.

The oral care company announced the introduction of Chia Mint toothpaste, extra-soft toothbrush and gum.

Chia Mint includes vitamins A, C, D, E and calcium - together marketed as the Vita-Boost Complex - designed to heal, protect and strengthen gums and teeth, as well as extra potassium nitrate. Vitacare's products are sweetened with Xylitol and marketed as gluten- and fluoride-free and safe for pregnant women.

 

February 15, 2013

Church & Dwight, the maker of Arm & Hammer, has announced that pop sensation One Direction is joining the Arm & Hammer Tooth Tunes branded products family.

EWING, N.J. — Church & Dwight Co., the maker of Arm & Hammer, has announced that pop sensation One Direction is joining the Arm & Hammer Tooth Tunes branded products family.

Two new Arm & Hammer Tooth Tunes toothbrushes will be available, each featuring a single from One Direction:

February 6, 2013

OraHealth has introduced a new treatment for dry mouth, the company said.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — OraHealth has introduced a new treatment for dry mouth, the company said.

The Bellevue, Wash.-based oral health products manufacturer described XyliMelts for Dry Mouth as all-natural, oral-adhering discs that coat and soothe the mouth. The disks time-release xylitol and oral lubricant day and night to reduce tooth decay.

February 6, 2013

Oral-B announced the newest addition to its line of Professional Series power toothbrushes: the Deep Sweep Triaction toothbrush.

CINCINNATI — Oral-B announced today the newest addition to its line of Professional Series power toothbrushes: the Deep Sweep Triaction toothbrush.

January 31, 2013

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday an increase in worldwide net sales and net income for the fourth quarter as strong sales of Colgate Optic White and Colgate Optic White Enamel White toothpastes helped fuel toothpaste market share in the United States.

NEW YORK — Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday an increase in worldwide net sales and net income for the fourth quarter as strong sales of Colgate Optic White and Colgate Optic White Enamel White toothpastes helped fuel toothpaste market share in the United States.

Worldwide net sales totaled $4.29 billion during the fourth quarter, an increase of 2.5% compared with the year-ago period. Organic sales grew 4%.

January 18, 2013

DenTek has created the new Scrub Betweens dental pick to help remove plaque and food particles that get between teeth.

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — DenTek has created the new Scrub Betweens dental pick to help remove plaque and food particles that get between teeth.

The new Scrub Betweens is a soft scrubbing dental pick with thousands of microbristles. The micro toothbrush-like scrubbing tip glides between teeth, even in hard to reach back teeth, making it easier to remove food particles and reduce plaque build-up, which can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.

January 10, 2013

Crest Oral-B launched a partnership with dental hygienists this week at CareerFusion, a dental professional career retreat, to gain a better understanding of the current needs and preferences of dental professionals nationwide, the manufacturer announced.

CINCINNATI — Crest Oral-B launched a partnership with dental hygienists this week at CareerFusion, a dental professional career retreat, to gain a better understanding of the current needs and preferences of dental professionals nationwide, the manufacturer announced.

January 2, 2013

Consumers who purchased Chattem’s ACT Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Mouthwash between Jan. 1, 2009, and June 30, 2010, may be entitled to a cash refund from a class action settlement, according to a statement issued by the manufacturer.

SAN DIEGO — Consumers who purchased Chattem’s ACT Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Mouthwash between Jan. 1, 2009, and June 30, 2010, may be entitled to a cash refund from a class action settlement, according to a statement issued by the manufacturer.