Do you diligently take care of your teeth and gums? With regular brushing, flossing and professional cleanings, you should be doing enough to prevent receding gums and gum disease, right? Maybe not! You may be shocked to find out that more than three out of every four adults over the age of 35 has some degree of signs or symptoms of periodontal (gum) disease. And, when you consider that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, you probably want to know if there is something else you can do to keep a healthy smile.