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203: Interview with Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, “The Style Doctor,” Dr. Porchia James

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Dr. Porchia James, also know as “The Style Doctor,” is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon that specializes in Oral reconstruction and facial cosmetic surgery. She’s also a wife, mother of a 4 year old daughter, Pharrah, and currently 6 months pregnant with her second daughter.

She is native of Dallas, TX, and graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana where she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Pre-Medicine. She went on to attend Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, and later entered the imported an AEGD and also served in the US Air Force as a General Dentist where she was active duty for 4 years. During her time in the Air Force, treating injured airmen and Veterans, her desire for “fixing faces” and later returned to Meharry to complete a surgical residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

She also owns a private practice, About Face: Oral & Facial Surgery in Frisco, TX. She practiced full scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and her private practice consists of complex dental implant cases, wisdom teeth extractions, IV sedation, biopsies and she also performs facial cosmetics procedures such as submental liposuction, buccal fat pad reduction, Botox, and fillers.

Dr. Porchia always had a love of style and beauty, and worked as a freelance makeup artist through undergraduate and dental school. Her keen eye for esthetics and impeccable fashion sense prompted her luxury medical apparel line, PHRESH by Dr. Porchia, where she brings fashion to the healthcare industry through her couture lab coats. In addition, her upcoming book, “From Scrubs to Stilettos,” discusses how professionals can look great at work and transition to evening attire in an effortlessly chic manner.

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