Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 10/22/2013


  • 8 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 questions

Reviews by JPPG

Deposited the Fat Too Superficially - Newport, CA

One area of face under eye is visibly lumpy and this has not resolved during the post-operative period. Physician reports that the transfer was too superficial in that location. He has not offered any interventions to improve appearance. I currently regret my choice to have this procedure... READ MORE

Invisalign Not Successful for Overjet - San Diego, CA

Had braces as a child. Thought this would be a faster correction of recurrent overjet. Not the case! After a year of wearing buttons and aligners, overjet still pronounced and unattractive. Was originally told it would take about 9 months for treatment, then a year and now waiting to hear back... READ MORE

Questions from JPPG

Can Invisalign use lead to gum black triangles?

Can the wearing of the Invisalign retainer lead to loss of gum tissue between the teeth and increase the risk of forming black triangles between teeth? If so, is there a way to... READ MORE

Can Invisalign goal be achieved without IPR?

I was offered invisalign for correction of an overbite and for alignment of lower incisors that required 4 buttons on the top and 1 button on the bottom as well as IPR of all 4... READ MORE

Recent comments from JPPG

More than 18 months out and the lump remains creating an unpleasant asymmetry which, unfortunately, draws people's eyes to it. I have spoken with three other surgeons including a friend of Dr. Nichter's (whom he asked me to see) and... READ COMMENT

Where do you live and who do you go to see in Asia for this treatment? READ COMMENT

I have seen three surgeons and none feel confident that they can adequately correct it. They said it might get better or it might get worse from the procedure. I would discourage anyone from pursuing this procedure. READ COMMENT