Tonsil stones (also called tonsilloliths) impact an estimated 6 million Americans. They cause symptoms that range from inflamed tonsils and a sore throat to earaches and persistent bad breath that just won't go away despite mints, flossing, brushing and popular drugstore mouthwashes. This playlist looks at tonsil stones, tonsil stones causes, why tonsil stones smell so horribly, tonsil stones bad breath and what tonsil stone treatments are the most effective at removing the stones and preventing their return.