and Poseidon's trident
The brand's name
Most people don't think about where the name Trident comes from or really means when they buy a pack of Trident gum. Well it all goes back to Greek mythology and it's greek gods and goddesses. Poseiden, god of the sea, uses a trident as a weapon and is also a symbol that represents him. Trident literally means "three toothed", which is what a trident is described as, and the company took it's name because it is related to teeth and the gum company is made to improve anyone's oral health who chews their gum.
statue of Poseidon holding his trident
Most images or statues you see of Poseidon, he will be holding a trident.
The main connection with the company's name and Poseidon's trident is teeth.
Trident gum is mainly made for cleaning and protecting teeth.
Why it is important today
Naming the gum company
Naming the gum company was only the beginning and so was being inspired by Poseidon's trident. The Trident gum company has helped many people improve their oral health and it all started with that one sea god who just happen to carry a trident as his third arm.