timthumb (3)ETH Health and WellnessGum disease, or periodontitis, is an unfortunate disease. Many adults in the US suffer from the disease in differing levels. The disease ranges from mild gum inflammation to serious cases that cause major damage to the soft tissue and bones of the mouth. Teeth are lost in the worst cases of the disease. If you think you may have gum disease, you need to immediately examine your symptoms and take stock of your teeth. If you see any of these symptoms today, you may be able to get treatment in time. While you should always consult a doctor for diagnosis and treatment, it may be up to you to recognize the early signs. More