Who is Dr. Steele?
Dr. Robert Steele
Education and training:
University of Wyoming- undergraduate
University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry – dental degree
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry – pediatric residency
Teaching and hospital appointments:
University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry-Clinical instructor
OU Medical Center-Edmond
Dr. Steele is a native Oklahoman who was born in Stillwater and grew up in Midwest City. He attended the University of Wyoming on an athletic scholarship from 1971-75 where he received the Western Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete Award in 1975.
He attended the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and graduated in 1979. His dental education continued with a Pediatric Dentistry residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1979 to 1981 where he received the John Motley Morehead Foundation Fellowship. He received a masters degree at UNC while completing research on topical fluoride treatments.
Dr. Steele returned to Oklahoma in 1981. He has been practicing pediatric dentistry in Edmond since that time while also serving as a part-time faculty member at the OU College of Dentistry.
Outside the dental office, Dr. Steele and his wife Marilyn have raised four daughters and now have two grandchildren. Dr. Steele was head volleyball coach atBishop McGuinness High School from 2001-2007 where his team won the 5A state championship in 2003 and finished as the state runner-up in 2004 and 2006. He also coached numerous club and middle school volleyball teams for 15 years before retiring from volleyball coaching in 2010. Spare time is now spent outdoors fishing, hunting or backpacking with family along with designing and fabricating primitive all-wood archery equipment.