Spencer J. Tasker, DMD
Dr. Tasker is a board certified New Mexico licensed pediatric dentist. Dr. Tasker received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and attended Case Western University’s School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his pediatric specialty training in 2006 at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, also in Cleveland, Ohio.
Additionally, he has practiced in the Oral Emergency Care Unit at the University of New Mexico and has served in nonprofit oral health and volunteering initiatives abroad in the Dominican Republic and the Island of Samoa. In his free time, Dr. Tasker enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and daughters Sydney and Ella, as well as golfing, watching sporting events of all kinds, and has completed over 18 full marathons. He has qualified to run Boston Marathon in April 2017.
Christian Peck, DDS
Dr. Peck grew up in Coalville, Utah. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Weber State University. He earned his D.D.S. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. He was then fortunate to stay in Richmond to complete an additional 2 year pediatric dental residency at VCU and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond and receive a Masters degree in Science of Dentistry. Dr. Peck is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
He has volunteered several hours with the Mission of Mercy project providing free dental care in rural areas of Virginia and New Mexico. Dr. Peck enjoys spending time with his wife Amanda and kids: Kayla, Mylee, Crue, and Janie, and their dog Nacho. He is an avid snowboarder, speaks Spanish, enjoys building furniture, and playing many different sports.
The Office Story
Started by Dr. Spencer Tasker, Cabezon Pediatric Dentistry is committed to making your child’s dental experience a positive one. After his success with Smiles for Kids Dentistry on Albuquerque’s West Side, Dr. Tasker expanded his practice to serve the community of Rio Rancho.
Cabezon Pediatric Dentistry offers top quality New Mexico pediatric dentistry. We offer a full range of dental services from infancy to adolescence, including all preventative services and long-term restorations. Our experienced staff pays detailed attention to every child’s dental health and effectively communicates with parents so they can be fully informed of the progress of their child’s oral health.
Jennifer grew up in beautiful Idaho and attended Boise State University. She later moved to Albuquerque and received her dental assistant certification from CNM in 2008, and she has been with our practice since then. She helps manage the office, coordinates the schedules for the assistants, and is our problem solver. She enjoys spending time with her husband, watching her son play for the Albuquerque Baseball Academy and keeping up with her two younger daughters.
Destiny was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. In 2003 she graduated from West Mesa High School and continued her education at Quality Health Management where she obtained her dental assistant certification. She has been working with us since 2007. Destiny enjoys working with kids and making them feel important and comfortable when they come into the dental office. She now helps manage Cabezon Pediatric Dentistry. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She’s a big sports fan and enjoys a variety of sport competitions.
Jake was raised in Atlanta, GA but has called New Mexico home for the past eight years. He has been working with Dr. Peck and Dr. Tasker for over seven years. He received his training on the job and became DANB certified on his own time. He enjoys working with patients in the office and also enjoys assisting dental surgeries in the hospital. He is the youngest of eleven kids and has 40 nieces and nephews and counting. In his free time, Jake enjoys playing soccer, skiing, and exploring the Land of Enchantment.
Alexandra was raised in Belen. She received her Dental Assisting certificate at Pima Medical Institute. She loves kids and knew after finishing school she wanted to work with children in a pediatric dental setting. She has been with our practice since 2011. Alexandra enjoys helping patients, in all age groups, feel comfortable and trying to ensure they have the best dental experience possible. Alexandra assists Dr. Peck and Dr Tasker in both the office and the hospital. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
Stephanie has been with the company since 2008. She was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She earned her certificate in dental assisting at Quality Health Management. Stephanie loves working with children and enjoys seeing their smiling faces. She also enjoys assisting our pediatric dental specialists in the hospital and is our office inventory coordinator. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband Thomas and two daughters Shonel and Saniah.
Monica was born and raised in Albuquerque. She received her dental assisting certificate from CNM in 2012. Along with chair side assisting, Monica is one of the marketing coordinators for the office. She was a UNM cheerleader – Go Lobos! She loves star wars and keeps everyone updated with her vast star wars knowledge. In her spare time, she enjoys building Lego sets, playing Nintendo, and jumping on the trampoline.
Veronica grew up in Santa Fe. She earned her associates degree in Dental Assisting at Central New Mexico Community College in 2009. She joined us shortly after. She is our patient care coordinator and also assists in the hospital. She enjoys spending time with family, camping, snowboarding, and watching professional sports.
Alison received her Dental Assisting / Dental Radiography Certification from PIMA in 2010. She joined our team in 2010 as a dental assistant and now works in our front office. Alison also helps with marketing and events to help educate parents and their children on the importance of good dental hygiene. She enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time with her daughters Janessa, Amari, and Shay, her son Rudy, and husband Rudy..
Ashley is from Santa Fe and graduated from CNM with her certified dental assisting license in 2008. She has been with our practice since 2011. She loves watching hockey, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Kaitlin grew up in Rio Rancho. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2013 and immediately began working for our company as a chair side assistant. She currently works as our hospital coordinator, scheduling patients that need treatment in a hospital setting. She enjoys working in the dental field, especially with children. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, snowboarding, running, traveling and fishing.