Meet Our Oral Radiologists
Dr. Tony Mecham
Dr. Mecham is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at his dental school alma mater, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Mecham graduated in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University in 2002 and worked as a process engineer at Intel Corporation in Portland, Oregon before attending dental school. After graduating dental school Magna Cum Laude in 2009 he moved to Alaska as an Air Force dentist, completing an AEGD in 2010. From July, 2013 to June, 2015 Dr. Mecham attended an oral and maxillofacial radiology program at the University of Washington. During the radiology residency, he conducted Laude in 2009 he moved to Alaska as an Air Force dentist, completing an AEGD in 2010. From July, 2013 to June, 2015 Dr. Mecham attended an oral and maxillofacial radiology program at the University of Washington. During the radiology residency, he conducted research related to cone beam interpretation, for which he won the Dentsply Rinn Research Award at the Oral Radiology Annual Session in 2015. He maintains an affiliate faculty position with the University of Washington.
Dr. Mecham has always enjoyed learning and was an exceptional student during the pursuit of each of his degrees, earning various rewards and recognition. Now, he hopes that joy of learning will translate into not only image interpretation, but teaching oral radiology to students and other dental colleagues who are interested in learning more about the subject.
As a father of two girls and three boys, Dr. Mecham has an exciting and very fulfilling home life.
Dr. Steinberg grew up on Long Island, New York. He was first recognized for his interest in dentistry as a senior in high school when he received the Dentists For a Better Huntington award. Dr. Steinberg attained a Major in Computer Science and a Minor in Probabilistic Mathematics at the University of Rochester while concurrently satisfying his pre-dental requirements. During his time in dental school at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Steinberg quickly realized his love for both radiology and teaching. He subsequently completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Washington School of Dentistry and returned back to New York to practice oral radiology. Dr. Steinberg is currently the Director of Oral Radiology at Touro University College of Dental Medicine. Additionally, he serves as a group leader in the Ethics and Professionalism, Preclinical Operative Dentistry, and Dental Anatomy and Occlusion courses. His primary research interest involves computer-aided detection of pathology in cone-beam CT scans. Dr. Steinberg enjoys fostering a personal relationship with both his students and his clients.
Our friend and radiologist who previously occupied this bio space had to be removed because another radiology group claims ownership of his likeness and bio.
We remain close and hope to oneday be able to return his bio to our page.
Dr. Peggy Lee is a faculty member in the Division of Radiology at the University of Washington Dental School. She teaches clinical students and is Assistant Director of the residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
Dr. Lee received her dental degree from National Yang Ming University in Taiwan and completed an M.S.D. in oral medicine at the University of Washington in 1984, where she specialized in TMD, pain, and diseases of the oral facial complex. She also earned a Ph.D. in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington studying the molecular biology of HIV, followed by post-doctoral training in immune regulation at the University of Washington and at the University of California - San Diego. She returned to the UW Dental School in 2006 and completed the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology residency program in 2012.
Dr. Lee has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and given presentations on CBCT imaging, and served as a peer-reviewer for several radiology journals.