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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, University of Barcelona, 1994
Dental: DDS, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, 1991
Graduate: PhD, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, 1991
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1996
Membership: American Associate of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Treatments offered at Clinica Birbe
Most popular answers from Joan Birbe Foraster, MD, DDS, PhD
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Before and After Photos by Dr. Foraster
Joan Birbe Foraster, MD, DDS, PhD has shared 3 before and after pictures with 74 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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