New whitening formula
The new colgate sensitive whitening formula has made my teeth more sensitive to hot and cold and hurts when applying it to my teeth. The old formula is better I.e the paste
Purchased at Woolworths for $5.
Colgate Total Whole Mouth Health Mint Stripe Toothpaste
Used Colgate Total Whole Mouth Health Mint Stripe Toothpaste being the new improved formula for about one month. Colgate Total has a terrible taste akin to sandy soap which stays in your mouth for many hours after you have used it. The toothpaste burned and irritated the inside of my mouth each time I used it and gave me an extremely dry mouth all the time, as well as not cleaning my teeth properly either. As a result of this, I had difficulty sleeping whilst using it.
The sensitivity in my teeth got worse whilst using this product. I bought 4 ...
Purchased in March 2022.
Such a bad taste
Used Colgate Total "whole mouth health" Advanced clean. The taste is so bad and stays in your mouth. I even brushed afterwards WHT another toothpast and the taste is still there to the point I'm feeling ill from it. I've never had a Toothpaste taste this bad before and I feel like a company this large would have tested the flavour on hundreds of people but maybe not?
Purchased in December 2021 at Rexall for $4.99.
Why did they do this?
I am so disappointed in the new formula for the Colgate Total, it is just awful. Why did they do this to a product that left your teeth and mouth feeling really clean. Like so many others, I have tried to get past the awful aftertaste. Please, please go back to the original recipe for the Colgate Total so my teeth can actually feel like they are clean!!!
Purchased in March 2021.
Not good, they should go back to the old formula
Sucks that it's not even an option anymore. I don't feel like my teeth are as clean afterwards (I go through the brush cycle 2x, one right after the other). I also miss the refreshing mint. The new formula is a gross flavor too.
Purchased in April 2020 at walgreens for $3.45.
VERY BAD!!!!! DONT BUY!!!!
this was AWEFUL!! made my teeth fall out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they also test on puppies and kittens and burn their skin off!!!!!!! if u buy this i will scalp you!!! gross!! stinky!!
Purchased in April 2021 at Woolworths for $20.
Dry mouth, trouble breathing
Ive used this product for over 15 years but have recently had terrible side effects due to the new formula change. Immediately after brushing my mouth drys out completely and my throat begins to tighten so that it’s very difficult to swallow and breath. I had to go to Emergency last night. Seriously warn against using this product.
Purchased in March 2020 at Coles.
New formula is terrible
New formula taste terrible
No more minty taste
Mouth feels terrible after use
Mouth very dry after use
If you like the taste of peroxide or toilet bowl cleaner you'll love the 'new formula" Colgate.
I will nolonger be buying Colgate.
Purchased in March 2020 at Costco.
new formula is terrible!!!
I've been using this toothpaste for most of my life & the new formula version is terrible! it tastes like terrible dentist teeth cleaning mixture, it also leaves a weird taste in your mouth for hours & it also dries my mouth out! I have 4 new tubes of this, I bought on special, will be giving those away & I'll be trying other brands now...no more wonderful minty after taste, now pure yuk! also tried the minty stripe one, almost as bad as this one..so another no.
Purchased in February 2020 at Coles.
Tastes like sand soap
I have used the silver tube for years, it was a gel. After many attempts of finding it anywhere and getting home with another white tube I'm over it. Tried using the white tube one for a week, it's like cleaning your teeth with minty sand soap. The taste is beyond terrible, it says in your mouth for ages, but it's not good
Purchased in February 2020 at Woolworths for $6.
Terrible taste and smaller tubes. they cut approx. 2 oz. off tube. I have used Colgate total for years and I will buy Crest next time. The new Colgate Total is terrible. Do not buy.
Purchased in January 2020 for $6.99.
soap for teeth
Colgate might be better suited as a body wash, the taste is like soap that stays in your mouth without any fresh taste. This product is gross and I have gone to a more expensive brand for my family, never buying colgate again.
Purchased in November 2019 at Coles.
I am in agony the last two days with a huge sore on my tongue and 4 mouth ulcers with more appearing. I can’t eat I can’t talk and it’s all down to using Colgate toothpaste. My sister was using the same one and also had sores all Over her tongue. Absolutely awful
Purchased in December 2019 for $4.
Foul *new* taste
Have been Colgate brand loyal for years. This soapy toothpaste is too much though. Foul taste during brushing that lingers for ages afterwards with no sense of clean and freshened breath at all. Terrible *improved formula*.
Purchased in November 2019 at Coles for $5.
Leaves a bad taste
Been using this for a bit, couldn't figure out why my mouth had a bad after taste and feel...It's the toothpaste! Something changed, but not buying it anymore. Feel like it's effected my gut too. Been off ever since I started using this.
Purchased at Costco.
Questions & Answers
What happened to the Colgate Total Care toothpaste? It would come in a small tube that was meant to be used after brushing with regular toothpaste and it says to avoid food and drink for at least 3hrs to make it work on the teeth. It did a very thorough job of cleaning the teeth and removed stains effectively, actually. Beats me why you take off the market something that works better than anything else!
Hi The F. We think you may be referring to our Colgate Total Professional Weekly Clean toothpaste. We agree; this was a brilliant toothpaste! While Total Weekly Clean is no longer made, we recommend y...ou try our Colgate Total Advanced Clean toothpaste as a daily use alternative
What fluorine derivative ised in this product?
According to the box in my cupboard, it's 0.22% w/w Sodium Fluoride. Also contains Triclosan. Hope this helped.
If you want a proper fluoride treatment see your dentist / if you can afford it I suggest it it tastes like banana / if you can't afford it you could use the federal government dentist by phoning their 1300 number
Get an answer from our members and Colgate representatives
Colgate Total promises a thorough clean and protection from bacteria for 12 hours, provided you’ve been using the toothpaste for 4 continuous weeks.
This toothpaste is also designed to protect against the formation of cavities, plaque, tartar build-up and damage to enamel.
It should be noted that reviews submitted over the last 2 years frequently cite problems with a new formula used in Colgate Total. Reports commonly included complaints of a burning sensation, dry mouth, as well as an unpleasant aftertaste and watery consistency.
A number of these reviews were written by people who had happily used Colgate for several years prior to the formula change.
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