Dr. Scales is a resident of Eagle Harbor and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fleming Island. He is a third generation dentist, and honors his late father, Kenneth Scales. Dr. Scales and his wife Jeanine have a daughter, Kathleen who is currently in college.
Dr. Scales attended Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio for undergraduate studies. After four years he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree. He then pursued a Dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina Dental College in Charleston.
Upon graduation from dental school in 1990, Dr. Scales returned to Orange Park and began practicing dentistry with his father in Jacksonville. For the last 20 years he has had a private practice here in Fleming Island. Dr. Scales is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Northeast Dental Association, Clay County Dental Society, and Jacksonville Dental Society.
Dr. Scales has been a member of the Clay County Chamber since 1997. In 2000, he was the first President of the Clay County Chamber’s Southeast Council representing the areas of Fleming Island, Green Cove Springs, and Middleburg.
Arthur Popkowski, DMD
Dr. Arthur Popkowski was born and raised in New York City. He graduated with honors from Binghamton University with a Bachelors of Science in Integrative Neuroscience. He then pursued his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Following the completion of his dental degree, Dr. Popkowski advanced his dental education by completing a general practice residency at King's County Hospital in New York City. Dr. Popkowski is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and Omnicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society.
Dr. Popkowski and his fiance, Elizabeth, decided to move to Jacksonville to be closer to family and enjoy the sunshine! In his spare time, Dr. Popkowski enjoys spending time with family, traveling, watching movies and exercising.
Shelly Zhang, DDS
Dr. Shelly Zhang was born in China. She graduated with distinction from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. She has had extensive postdoctoral training in multidisciplinary dentistry and enjoyed her practice in a private office in Minnesota. An artist at heart, she loves helping patients create their dream smiles. She also makes comfort a top priority for all her patients.
She moved to Jacksonville this summer and enjoys the beautiful city. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, walking, and playing with her young kids.
Dr. Victor Erminy, DDS
Dr. Victor Erminy was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and attended the School of Dentistry at the University Santa Maria where he received his doctorate degree. He completed his residency program at MetroHealth Medical Center–Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. During this time, he underwent extensive training in implant dentistry, oral surgery, and prosthodontics. He has also completed an implant fellowship program at New York University.
Dr. Erminy worked as an attending faculty in the hospital-based residency program at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland for five years before moving to Florida. He is passionate about restorative dentistry and surgical implants, both areas of which he has extensive training. He also takes pride in providing patients with outstanding dental care and comfort.
Dr. Erminy lives in Jacksonville with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys running, playing soccer, golfing and being with his family.