Dr. Cleoka A. Lucas, D.D.S., was born and raised in Lancaster, South Carolina. Dr. Lucas received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina and attended dental school at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. Upon graduation, she practiced general dentistry in the United States Navy where she had the unique privilege of serving with and treating our nation’s service men and women. After leaving the Navy, she attended Howard University where she completed a residency in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Lucas practiced pediatric dentistry in Georgia for four years before moving to Charlotte to be closer to family. In addition to being board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Lucas is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. In her spare time, Dr. Lucas enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family.