• Dr. Kase was raised in Park Ridge, IL, and graduated from Marquette University. He completed his Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry at the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University. Afterwards, he proceeded to obtain certificates in prosthodontics at the Birmingham VA Prosthodontics Clinic as well as at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. He also received his certificate in maxillofacial prosthodontics and dental oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Currently, Dr. Kase serves as a maxillofacial prosthodontist at UAB, he is an assistant professor at UAB’s Health Science Foundation and as well as the School of Dentistry.

    Dr. Kase specializes in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Dental Oncology, and he is particularly interested in research involving incorporation of digital technology into his field. This includes digital impression making as well as 3D printing.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Fasciocutaneous Flaps for Refractory Intermediate Stage Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible—Is It Time for a Shift in Management?Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery2021
    2020 Zygomatic Implants for Restoration of Complex Nasal Defects – A Case Report and Outcome 2020
    2020 A case of dyskeratosis congenita with squamous cell carcinoma of the maxilla: A case report and review of the literature 2020
    2020 Fabricating a partial nasal prosthesis with a custom nasal dilator designJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry2020
    2020 Using digital technology to create a custom esthetic bandage for patients after rhinectomyJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry2020
    2019 Prosthetic rehabilitation via silicone nasal prosthesis with internal alar support following partial rhinectomy: A short communicationInternational Journal of Prosthodontics.  32:208-210. 2019
    2017 Response to “Comment on ‘Establishing a targeted plan for prophylactic dental extractions in patients with laryngeal cancer receiving adjuvant radiotherapy’”Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology.  123:138-139. 2017
    2016 Establishing a targeted plan for prophylactic dental extractions in patients with laryngeal cancer receiving adjuvant radiotherapyOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology.  122:43-49. 2016
    2016 Use of Orbital Conformer to Improve Speech in Patients with Confluent Maxillectomy and Orbital Defects 2016
    Computer-Assisted Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction and Implant Rehabilitation of the Maxilla—Treatment of a Rare Post-orthognathic ComplicationJournal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

    Research Overview

  • •Oral cancer
    •Dental oncology
    •Facial prosthetics
    •Speech protheses
    •Sleep apnea prostheses
    •TMD splints
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine in Dentistry, Temple University 2009
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2013
  • Birmingham VA Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011
  • Full Name

  • Michael Kase