Dr. Roukema is passionate about dentistry and is dedicated to providing high-quality and comfortable dental care to his patients. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemistry with minor studies in biology from the University of Northern Colorado, he completed his dental training at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon graduation, he moved to Albuquerque to receive an Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
Dr. Roukema has immense experience with dentures. Having made thousands of them, he has helped many patients transition into dentures. He has extensive surgical experience and believes in providing caring, comfortable treatment for all of his patients. He also understands the unique emotional challenges and obstacles that people sometimes face when seeking dental care. He strives to develop trusting relationships with his patients and to provide caring service.
Dr. Roukema is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Mexico Dental Association, the Albuquerque District Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Seattle Study Club. As a dedicated life-long learner, he will always be a student of dentistry as he attends continuing education classes to stay current on the latest techniques in the dental field. Additionally, Dr. Roukema owns and operates a private general/family dental practice in Albuquerque, NM.
Dr. Roukema and his wife Christy are blessed with four children. He enjoys spending time with his family and loves the great state of New Mexico. As an outdoor and fitness enthusiast, Dr. Roukema enjoys mountain biking, skiing, cross training, and training for triathlons in his free time.