At Sunridge Dental Care, we are dedicated to offering a full range of dental services and procedures while ensuring your comfort. Our dentists and team are highly skilled, and we make sure that our patients leave our office with a smile. Our practice is experienced and professional, yet fun and friendly. We are also happy to assist you in both English and Spanish. For a high standard of dental care, you can count on, trust Dr. Peter Roukema, Dr. Allan Staker, and Dr. Kyle Henry! We invite you to learn more about our wonderful practice by reading our bios below.
Peter Roukema, DMD
Dr. Roukema is dedicated to instilling confidence in his patients by providing honest, high-quality dental care in a comfortable manner. He earned his dental degree in 2008 from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to this, he studied chemistry and biology at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Roukema has been proudly practicing in New Mexico since 2008, and he strives to stay well-informed and up-to-date on the latest advancements in the dental field by participating in continuing education on a monthly basis as a member of the Seattle Study Club. He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and has completed an additional one year of advanced training at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine post dental school. Dr. Roukema is committed to developing long-lasting relationships with his patients, and he treats them as he would his friends and family. He is also actively involved in his community. He participates in Donated Dental Services, and he supports and sponsors many teams and organizations in the area.
Dr. Roukema has been married to his wife and our dental hygienist, Christy, for 14 years. Together, they have four children: one girl and three boys. In his spare time, he enjoys being an outdoor and is a fitness enthusiast, doing things like mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and Cross Fit. He tries to instill these values and hobbies in his children, and he enjoys doing these kinds of activities with them as much as possible.
Allan Staker, DMD
Dr. Staker is committed to providing excellence to every patient experience. He makes the comfort and care of his patients his top priority. He grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and is the youngest of six children. He wanted to follow in his oldest brother’s footsteps to become a dentist. He attended Brigham Young University and received a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. During his time there, he had the opportunity to live in Conception, Chile for two years, where he became fluent in Spanish. Shortly after returning from Chile, he met his wife, Kristy, and they had their first daughter, Hailey, while still attending BYU. He then attended dental school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During dental school, they added two more daughters, Allyson and Natalie. Dr. Staker graduated from NSU in 2007.
Following dental school, Dr. Staker and his family moved to Idaho Falls, where he worked with Indian Health Services for seven years and added two more children: a daughter, Lilly, and their only son, Brayden. During this time, he was able to attend several dental courses around the country in Washington, Nevada, Oregon, Oklahoma, Arizona, North Dakota, and New Mexico. During their visit to New Mexico, Dr. Staker and his family enjoyed the weather, culture, food, and all that New Mexico had to offer. In 2014, they decided it was time for a change and made the move to Albuquerque.
Dr. Staker is a member of the American Dental Association and the New Mexico Dental Association. He continues to enjoy taking courses to improve his knowledge and skills, and he is passionate about dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Staker enjoys spending time with his busy family, attending his children’s dance, orchestra, soccer, and gymnastics events. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys camping, hiking, and working with the Boy Scouts. Dr. Staker is a huge sports fan and enjoys watching and playing all sports. He and his wife enjoy running and have finished 4 marathons together, along with several other races.
Kyle Henry, DMD
Dr. Henry is dedicated to providing high-quality dental care in a comfortable, family-friendly environment. Born and raised in Albuquerque, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mexico before earning his dental degree from the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in 2016. Dr. Henry has also completed a one-year advanced education in general studies at the University of New Mexico Hospital. Further adding to the quality of his care, Dr. Henry is a member of the American Dental Society (ADA) and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).
Dr. Henry and his wife, Nan, have a beautiful Basset Hound named Phoebe. In his free time, Dr. Henry enjoys cooking and running the Sandia trails.