Tonsilloliths or Tonsiliths

What Are Tonsilloliths? Often referred to as tonsil stones or tonsiliths , they are basically clusters of calcified material collected in tonsils.  They are more common in cryptic tonsils, or tonsils with larger crevices. They are composed mostly of calcium. While generally not harmful, tonsil stones are often a nuisance. Many people describe a feeling of… Continue reading Tonsilloliths or Tonsiliths

Tonsil Stones Treatment

Tonsil Stones Treatment Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are fairly common in adults. Tonsil stones are caused by the accumulation of bacteria and debris that become lodged in tonsils, particularly in the crypts or crevices of the tonsils. This usually leads to bad breath. I’ve had so many questions about tonsil stones treatment lately, I felt… Continue reading Tonsil Stones Treatment