Food of the Eighties, Dentyne Gum
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Wow, I can't believe Dentyne isn't on here yet (in March of 2009)! This was the ultimate boring gum for adults of the 80s. Your mom always had half a pack rotting away in her purse somewhere, didn't she? Came in flavors like cinnamon and spearmint.
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tim h - December 09, 2012 - Report this comment
i agree it was more of an adult gum -my dad always had this gum. It was better than nothing, but i would never buy it with my own $.
Charlie - January 09, 2014 - Report this comment
Remember brush your breath with Dentyne? Apparently not even mouthwash could get your mouth cleaner than chewing Dentyne
Daniel - April 06, 2014 - Report this comment
They sell these by the register their pricy but I always wanted 2 try it
Rob Lambert - May 15, 2017 - Report this comment
Dentyne Gum goes back to the very early 1900s. Original company was American Chicle (1916), and for decades, Adams (1932-80). I always felt that the claim of teeth-cleaning gum was (not dishonest, but) a little far-fetched. Found a TV spot with Dick Clark on "American Bandstand" (10/26/63) from Philadelphia. Along with Dr. Pepper soda, Dentyne was a loyal sponsor on "Bandstand." I knew Clark invested heavily in Dr. Pepper stock (after the payola difficulties), and the longevity of Adams Gum brands sponsoring his shows had me thinking he was a major investor in that company, too. Mondelez, the company that made Certs, had a hand in it also.

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