Patents Assigned to Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Publication number: 20220142348
    Abstract: An oral care implement having a head with a bristle bearing surface. The oral care implement may include a central bristle tuft extending from a central portion of the bristle bearing surface, the central bristle tuft terminating in a domed distal surface. Furthermore, the oral care implement may include a plurality of perimetric bristle tufts extending from the bristle bearing surface and arranged to circumferentially surround the central bristle tuft. Each of the perimetric bristle tufts may have an inclined distal surface that slopes downward towards the central bristle tuft. The bristle bearing surface of the head may have a total surface area (TSA), and the toothbrush may include a tooth cleaning element field having X number of tooth cleaning elements that collectively occupy a total cleaning element area (TCEA) such that 1 X × T ? C ? E ? A T ? S ? A = Z and Z is in a range of 0.04 to 0.065.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Fan Gang XIE, Wen Jin XI, Yanmei JI, Jiang ZHOU, Douglas HOHLBEIN
  • Publication number: 20220142887
    Abstract: This invention relates to high-water oral care compositions comprising a basic amino acid or salt thereof, together with a precipitated calcium carbonate, glycerol, and to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Enzo UTIMA, Abraham CAZES, Erico PRAT
  • Publication number: 20220142880
    Abstract: Described herein are oral care compositions, comprising a peroxydone complex, a dispersant, and a polyvinylpyrrolidone copolymer structure-building agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Shaotang YUAN, Guofeng XU, Robert DICOSIMO, Sharon HAYNIE
  • Publication number: 20220146512
    Abstract: Methods of determining one or more ratios of chemokines in gingival crevicular fluid of an individual selected from the group consisting of: MIF:MIP1a, M1F:CXCL1; MIF:CXCL5; MIF:CXCL8; M1F:CXCL2; and MIF:CXCL6 and methods of identifying an individual as having gingivitis comprising determining one or more ratios of the chemokines in gingival crevicular fluid are disclosed. Methods of treating individuals who are identified as having gingivitis by determining one or more ratios of the chemokines in gingival crevicular fluid are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of monitoring the treatment individuals who have gingivitis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Camille ZENOBIA, Harsh Mahendra TRIVEDI, Ying YANG
  • Patent number: 11324678
    Abstract: This invention provides core shell silica particles, wherein each core shell silica particle comprises a silica core, and a surface of the silica core etched with group I metal silicate. These core shell silica particles have high surface charge density and anti-bacterial activity. Also provided are compositions comprising core shell silica particles, process of making the core shell silica particles and methods of reducing or inhibiting bacterial activity by administering the core shell silica particles or compositions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Guisheng Pan, Suman Chopra
  • Patent number: 11324677
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are oral care compositions comprising a peroxide whitening complex in an amount to provide from 3.5% to 7% of hydrogen peroxide by weight of the composition, and a block copolymer of ethylene oxide and propylene oxide in an amount of from 40% to 60% by weight of the composition. Methods of making and using the dentifrices are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Xiang Chen, Suman Chopra, Lin Fei
  • Publication number: 20220133024
    Abstract: A bristle for an oral care implement and an oral care implement including a plurality of such bristles. The bristle may include a body extending along a longitudinal axis from a proximal end to a distal end, the body having tapered portion having a transverse cross-sectional profile with a perimeter defined by a first linear section and a second linear section that intersect to form a first apex, a third linear section and a fourth linear section that intersect to form a second apex, a first curved section extending between the first and third linear sections, and a second curved section extending between the second and fourth linear sections. The body may also include a cylindrical body portion such that the tapered portion extends from a top end of the cylindrical body portion. The bristle includes various edges and rounded contours for enhanced cleaning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Wen Jin XI, Yanmei JI
  • Publication number: 20220133607
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oral care composition for use in the treatment or prevention of erosive tooth demineralization, plaque, and caries. This oral care composition includes zinc lactate dihydrate, a stannous ion source, at least one phosphate salt, and a buffer system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Nihal DOGU, Kavita VEMISHETTI
  • Publication number: 20220133028
    Abstract: An oral care process which includes initiating a first operational sequence which includes generating an electric potential between a first sacrificial electrode and a second sacrificial electrode, the electric potential in the first operational sequence beginning with one of a first polarity and a second polarity, stopping the first operational sequence, and commencing a second operational sequence which includes generating the electric potential between the first sacrificial electrode and the second sacrificial electrode. The electric potential in the second operational sequence may begin with the other of the first polarity and the second polarity. The electric potential may be alternated between the first polarity and the second polarity at predetermined intervals during at least one of the first operational sequence and the second operational sequence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Patrik JOHANSSON, Leighton DAVIES-SMITH
  • Publication number: 20220133608
    Abstract: An oral care composition comprising primarily insoluble forms of zinc compounds and stannous compounds, as well as methods of using the same in the treatment or prevention of gingivitis, plaque, and dental caries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Iraklis PAPPAS, Zhichao HU, Donghui WU
  • Publication number: 20220133027
    Abstract: A toothbrush includes a handle, a head at a distal end of the handle comprising a bristle plate, a hole extending through the bristle plate, a plurality of bristles at least partially disposed in the hole and extending from the hole in a direction away from the head, and a reservoir in fluid communication with the hole. Fluid in the reservoir enters the tuft holes and is wicked out of the head of the toothbrushes by capillaries formed between the bristles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gerald GONTARZ, Patrik JOHANSSON, John GATZEMEYER, Douglas HOHLBEIN, Daniel WAINLESS, Brian BLOCH, Najma KHAN
  • Patent number: 11318003
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method including deriving a health profile of a user from a sample taken from the user and displaying a representation of the health profile on a display, wherein the representation of the health profile includes a list of undesirable oral health characteristics that are detectable from the sample. The representation of the health profile may also include a list of desirable oral health characteristics that are detectable from the sample. Furthermore, a user may select one of the undesirable health characteristics, and in response an indication of historical values associated within he selected one of the undesirable health characteristics may be displayed on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Elizabeth Kelly Gittins, Harsh Mahendra Trivedi, John Gatzemeyer, Eduardo Jimenez, Sharon Kennedy
  • Patent number: 11317711
    Abstract: An electric toothbrush includes a grip portion, a brush portion on which a replaceable toothbrush is mounted, and an illumination ring between the grip portion and the brush portion. The illumination ring is provided around the toothbrush as an annular structure so that a user can view the illumination ring no matter what angle he/she is holding the toothbrush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: Colgate-Palmolive Company, Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mamoru Katano, Hiroshi Nakamori
  • Publication number: 20220125694
    Abstract: An oral care composition comprising zinc phosphate, stannous fluoride, an anionic polymer, and a basic amino acid, as well as methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti REGE, Michael PRENCIPE
  • Patent number: D950955
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: John Gatzemeyer, Oliver William Henderson, Scott Vincent Pancioli, Norio Fujikawa, Jonathan Bar-Or, Ariel Heller
  • Patent number: D950956
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: John Gatzemeyer, Oliver William Henderson, Scott Vincent Pancioli, Norio Fujikawa
  • Patent number: D950957
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Jiang Zhou, Fan Gang Xie, Yanmei Ji, Guoqiang Liu, Wen Jin Xi
  • Patent number: D950958
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Yanmei Ji, Wen Jin Xi
  • Patent number: D950960
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Daniel Wainless, Eduardo Jimenez, Chang L. Liu
  • Patent number: D951098
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Claudia Daniela Macias Mejia, Oscar Xoy, Dale Nicholls