Why Do Tonsil Stones Smell So Bad?

If you’ve got tonsil stones, you’ve got bad breath. But most people afflicted with the stones don’t realize why their breath smells so badly. This hangout/video looks at the role played by anaerobic bacteria in producing the “death odor” associated with tonsil stones. It’s a power point with me reading the key points. Maybe a little long, but I think it’s an informative look at tonsil stones and bad breath.

Here’s the YouTube recording at www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4DZCbqWgJc

Interesting abstract over at the NIH about a giant tonsil stone.

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