Our Staff


Dr. Douglas K. Scales

My parents are the late Kenneth and Marjorie Scales and I was raised in Orange Park, Florida. I am married to Jeanine Scales, have a daughter Kathleen and we live in Eagle Harbor.

I graduated from St. Johns Country Day School and then went to The Franciscan University of Steubenville, in Steubenville, Ohio for undergraduate studies. After four years I graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree. I pursued a Dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina Dental College in Charleston, South Carolina.

Upon graduation from dental school in 1990, I returned to Orange Park and started practicing dentistry with my father in Jacksonville. For the last 20 years I have had an office here in Fleming Island-Island Dentistry/Douglas K. Scales, D.M.D., P.A. I am an active member of the American Dental Association, the Northeast Dental Association, Clay County Dental Society, and Jacksonville Dental Society.

I have been a member of the Clay County Chamber since 1997. In 2000, I was the first President of the Clay County Chamber’s Southeast Council representing the areas of Fleming Island, Green Cove Springs and Middleburg. This year I obtained a fellowship from International Dental Implant Association

I have been a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fleming Island since 2001.


Dr. Lauren Schulte

Dr. Lauren Schulte is one of Island Dentistry’s associate dentists. Dr. Schulte was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. After high school, she moved south to attend the University of Florida for her undergraduate studies. She graduated with a bachelor degree in Health Science and continued on to the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry. From there, she graduated with her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Schulte moved to Jacksonville after graduating from dental school. She is married and enjoys spending her free time with her family. She is a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mandarin and a leader in their Families Following Christ Ministry. She is an active member of the American Dental Society, the Florida Dental Association, and the Northeast District Dental Society.