Joan Birbe Foraster, MD, DDS, PhD

Spain Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Via Augusta 101 bis bajos
Barcelona, CP 08006 SP
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Barcelona, 1994
    Dental: DDS, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, 1991
    Graduate: PhD, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, 1991
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1996
    Membership: American Associate of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

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I'm 22 yrs old and I have a droopy mouth. Can Jaw Surgery or Jaw Reduction fix a drooping mouth? (photos)

ABSOLUTELY!Rotational and advancement movements of the maxila-mandible-chin complex fix exactly what you mention. Orthgnathic surgery is the answer to... READ MORE

Dental Implants with Bone Loss on Jaw?

In this situration, bone grafting is a way to go. It has advantages ( natural implant reconstruction) and disadvantages (donor site or lenght of... READ MORE

Dental implants or All on 4? Why do Dr.s disagree on treatment? Some say all on 4 is bad for long term. What are we to believe?

It all depends on what type of implant supported prostheses we are aiming for. The all on 4 prostheses typically incorporates teeth and gum. There are... READ MORE

Will a jaw implant help improve the shape of my square face? (photo)

This is a way to go, but my preference is to avoid whenever possible alloplastic materials and treat the face where the problem is, not by... READ MORE

My face is short and wide. Will Jaw/chin surgery give me a longer/bigger lower face?

A bimaxillary advancement orthognathic surgery with clockwise rotation would tipically augment your lower facial height, improve your chin and... READ MORE

I live in Nigeria and I have decided to go ahead with surgery for my underbite but I don't know where to begin.

Hi there, In Barcelona, Spain, the costs for an othognathic surgery are roughly between 9000 and 12 000 euros, depending on weather it´s a ... READ MORE

What is the cost of replacing Dentures with Dental Implants?

We need to define a treatment plan in order to have an idea of the costs. Is like answering the question " What is the cost of a house?". It depends.... READ MORE

I Am a 22 Year Old with Long Face Syndrome What Should I Do to Gain Face Width? (photo)

There are several ways to go. One would be by a camouflage surgery, either temporary (fillers) or permanent ( malar prostheses). The other would be by... READ MORE

I want a more angular face, symmetry and a change in my face shape (photos)

My advise is to get pictures and a CBCT to analyse carefully your face bones and your soft tissues. Based on the facial analysis we obtain, we can... READ MORE

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