What Are Tonsil Stones, What Causes Them, & How Are They Treated?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: The tonsils usually appear like small, dimpled golf balls set on either side of the back of the throat. Children with large tonsils and deep crypts often get food particles trappe…

    Padriatric docotr looking into the mouth of school girl, treating tonsil stones.
    Treating Tonsil Stones

    Dr. Greene's Answer: The tonsils are sentinels, standing guard at the back of the throat to protect the delicate tissues of our lungs and intestines from foreign invaders. They are part of a ring of d…

    Young black girl brushing her teeth. Unusual breath odors in children with good dental hygiene should see a pediatrician.
    Unusual Breath Odors & What They Mean

    In children with good oral hygiene, smelly breath that persists throughout the day is most often the result of mouth-breathing, which dries out the mouth and allows the bacteria to grow. Saliva cleans…