Dr. Scales is a resident of Eagle Harbor and member of Scared 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.
Dr. Hwang Marino is a native Floridian who grew up in Orange Park. He attended and graduated from the University of Florida with his Bachelors in Biology. He continued his education at the University of Florida, College of Dentistry, where he received his Doctorate. During his 8 years at UF, he served as captain and president of the university's soccer team and traveled to Colombia, Philippines, Indonesia, and Kenya to provide dental care.
"Even though I enjoyed my student life in Gainesville, my long term plan was always to return to my hometown to practice dentistry and I am thankful for the opportunity to do so with Dr. Scales and Island Dentistry. In my spare time, I enjoy working out and playing soccer, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends."
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