Yeager: “Hey, Ridley. You got any Beemans?”
Ridley: “Yah, I think I got a stick. Gonna set another world record?”
Yeager: “Nah. But you shouldn’t neglect your gums.”
Army and civilian scientists are working to develop gum for combat soldiers too busy to brush.
The gum, described at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists convention this week in Nashville, would contain a special bacteria-fighting agent to prevent plaque, cavities and gum disease.
What will they think of next?