Dental Staff

Cosmetic & Family Dentist in Sugar Land, TX


All our professionals at Lukin Family Dentistry maintain the highest level of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Cosmetic & Family Dentists

  • Stephen P. Lukin, DDS
  • Mark Lukin, DDS
  • Leila Asnaashari, DMD

Dental Staff

  • Sheri Holik, RDH
  • Marla Leissner, RDH
  • Wendy Davis, RDH
  • Rebecca Puckett, RDH
  • Jennifer Murray, RDH
  • Arlene Ray, RDA
  • Laurie Harper, RDA
  • Katharyne Rhodes, RDA
  • Sydney Lane, RDA
  • Chris Lukin
  • Tammie Kittinger
  • Mary Kay Whitehead
  • Mehreen Momin

Stephen P. Lukin, DDS

Stephen P. Lukin DDS has been practicing dentistry for over 43 years. Dr. Steve Lukin graduated from Georgetown Dental School in 1975. Dr. Lukin is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). The Fellowship designation (FAGD) demonstrates a commitment to continuing professional education. Dr. Lukin is also an active member of the Greater Houston Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry He has served as a Director for the Greater Houston Dental Society. Dr. Lukin has also served on the Judicial Committee and the Peer Review Committee for the Greater Houston Dental Society. Steve has been married for 43 years and has three children, Mark, Caitlin, and Greg. His oldest son, Mark, is currently practicing with him here at Lukin Family Dentistry. In his free time, Steve enjoys playing golf and traveling.

Mark Lukin, DDS

Mark Lukin graduated from the University of Texas Dental School in Houston. Mark attended Clements High School, and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mark is an active member of the Greater Houston Dental Society, Texas Dental Society, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.  Mark is also involved in multiple study clubs and active in Spear continuing education curriculum.  Mark's wife Laura is also a dentist, and they have three daughters, Danielle, Gabrielle, and Camille.  In his free time, Mark enjoys playing golf, running, cycling and traveling.

Leila Asnaashari, DMD

Dr. Leila Asnaashari was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended Austin High School in Sugar Land, and she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Houston Honors College. It was always her dream to become a dentist and she is incredibly grateful for the opportunity to have earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Leila greatly enjoyed her years in Boston, but she was excited to return home to the great state of Texas, and especially to her hometown. Dr. Leila is committed to providing high quality and compassionate dental care to her neighbors in Sugar Land. She is focused on establishing long-lasting relationships with her patients in a comfortable and trustworthy environment. In her free time, Dr. Leila enjoys tennis, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Sheri Holik, RDH

Sheri is a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been with the practice since 1995. Sheri and her husband, Mike, have three young children. Sheri sees patients on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Sheri enjoys reading, going to the movies, and loves being at the beach with her family.

Marla Leissner, RDH

Marla is a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been with the practice since 1998. Marla sees patients Monday through Thursday. In her spare time Marla and her husband Taft enjoy many outdoor activities.

Rebecca Puckett, RDH

Rebacca Puckett is a Registered Dental Hygienist and started out as a patient of Dr. Lukin's for 10 years. Two years ago in 2016 she started working at our practice on Tuesdays after staying home with her two kids for 12 years. She loves traveling and spending time with family and friends. 

Jennifer Murray, RDH

Jennifer has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2014 and joined our practice in 2017. She sees patients on Thursdays. Jennifer and her husband, James, live in Richmond and like to fish, hunt, and volunteer at church in their spare time.

Arlene Ray, RDA

Arlene is Registered Dental Assistant. Arlene has been with the practice since 1998 and assists Dr. Steve Lukin. In her spare time, Arlene and her husband Tommy enjoy ranching and spending time with the family.

Laurie Harper, RDA

Laurie is a Registered Dental Assistant who joined the practice in 2007. Laurie assists Dr. Mark Lukin. Laurie enjoys camping and outdoor activities with her husband Rob, as well as spending time with her two grandchildren.

Katharyne Rhodes, RDA

Katharyne has been a registered Dental Assistant for 10 years, and joined our practice in 2014. Katharyne assists Dr. Leila Asnaashari. In her spare time she enjoys photography, traveling, and spending time with her husband Matt and her two German Shepherds Max and Gus. 

Chris Lukin

Chris Lukin is the office manager. Chris has been married to Steve for 43 years and has been with the practice since 1975. Chris enjoys working with both her husband and her son. In her spare time Chris enjoys spending time with the grandchildren, gardening, and reading.

Tammie Kittinger

Tammie Kittinger has been with the practice since March 2015.  She brings 29 years of dental experience to our office to help both doctors, the staff and patients.  Tammie enjoys time with her husband, two daughters and planning travel and social events.

Mary Kay

Mary Kay has been with the practice since January 2018. Although she is new to the practice, she is not new to the dental field with over 20 years front desk experience. In her spare time Mary Kay enjoys spending time with her family and friends.