Oral cancer is a fatal cancer that afflicted the senior citizen population of Florida. Only half of all patients diagnosed with oral cancer survive more than five years after being diagnosed. Therefore it is very important that you get checked regularly by your dentists. You can also be proactive on your end. Check for white or red spot or sore in your mouth. You will also need to be carefully examined by a dentist in all areas of your mouth. If you suspect or find anything be sure to let your dentist know. Oral cancer often start off an a tiny unnotice thing and gradually get worse. That is why it is important that our Florida sensor citizens get proper dental insurance to ensure that they have a dentist to regular examine and treat them. Don’t take this lightly.