Case report


AJ Boyajian


The use of ozone has been well documented in scientific studies for the treatment of inflammation and infection in the tonsils. However, little research has been done on the effects of ozone for the reduction and eradication of these tonsilloliths. Tonsilloliths are the hard white or yellow stone-like formations that are located on the tonsils. A 12-year-old female was seen in my office presenting with bilateral tonsilloliths on her tonsils. She was treated with three direct ozone gas injections of 2ml at 10 µg/ml on each tonsil biweekly for six weeks A marked reduction of tonsilolith production was noticed after the initial dose of the ozone gas.


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