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. 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 hi 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.
Kandi joined Island Dentistry September of 2016, and has 20 years of experience in the medical-dental industry. Kandi enjoys volunteering in the local community, spending time traveling with her husband and son, and loves animals! When asked what brought her to Island Dentistry she said, 'I wanted to work for a company that lived their values and treated the patients like family.'
Susan was raised in Brooklyn, NY and after working on Wall Street for 10 years, moved to Clay County, Florida. She spent most of her career in the hospitality industry before joining Island Dentistry in March 2019. Susan is very involved in the community and is a Rotarian. In her spare time, Susan enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Lisa joined Island Dentistry in March 2014. After retiring from 25 years in Law Enforcement Information Technology, Lisa wanted to find somewhere smaller, private, and with the family atmosphere of helping others. Lisa's free moments are spent with her family and Doberman, 'Khaleesi.'
Patient Care Team Coordinator
Born and raised in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Brandy joined Island Dentistry in October 2013 with over 15 years of dental experience. She has taken hours of continuing education courses and loves what she does. Brandy has a passion for dental health and genuinely cares for each patient's well-being. She has been married for 10 years and has a daughter in the veterinary field. Brandy loves being of service to her community by participating in events like 5th Quarter, a free event for high school students after football home games. Brandy's spiritual walk is very important to her, and she attends and volunteers weekly at her church.
Clinical Team Leader
Amanda was born and raised in Illinois. Two years ago, Amanda and her husband moved to Florida to be closer to their daughter and first grandson. Since moving to Florida, their son has joined the Army and is stationed at Fort Hood in Texas, and blessed them with another grandson. Recently, her daughter gave birth to her first granddaughter. Amanda has been a dental assistant for 15 years and joined Island Dentistry in June 2018. Amanda says dentistry is her passion and thrives to give her patients the best care possible.
Ashley is a Texas girl in a Florida world! She is a Navy veteran who loves to travel and has a thirst for outdoor adventure. She joined Island Dentistry in June 2018. Ashley can also bake a mean chocolate chip cookie!
Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Allison graduated with a B.S. from FSU and several years later received her degree in Dental Hygiene from FSCJ. She was drawn to dental hygiene because she really enjoys helping people and making a positive difference in their lives. Allison joined Island Dentistry in March 2019 because she was drawn to the community outreach we do and the positive differences the entire office makes in others lives as well as the teamwork demonstrated on a daily basis. Allison spends her time off with her husband and 3 dogs.
Sara joined our team October 2019 with 24 years of dental experience. She graduated from Western Kentucky University and is passionate about educating her patients while striving to provide the best patient care. Outside of work Sara enjoys anything outdoors & spending time with her husband & 3 children.
Tracy joined our team in October 2019, and has been a hygienist since 2014. Tracy's true passion is making her patients feel good about their smiles and themselves! In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and son doing activities outside.
Robert was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Jacksonville, FL in 2000. He has been a dental assistant for four years, and joined Island Dentistry in August 2019. Robert has a big heart and is passionate about helping people and understanding their feelings, which in part is why he loves being a dental assistant. His favorite quote is "The value of a man is not by what he knows or does in life, it is by learning from his mistakes and learning how not to make the same one twice."
Hayet was born in South of France and move to the USA after meeting her sailor. After multiple duty stations, she and her husband settled in Florida and made it their permanent home. Hayet joined our office in August 2019 as a dental assistant with five years of experience in the field. She is always looking to grow her knowledge in dentistry. In her spare time, Hayet enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Jessica has been a dental assistant for 6 years. She is a native to Florida who loves the outdoors and being around animals. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and taking her dog Daisy on walks. She is passionate about patient care and comfort.
Kaitlin is Jacksonville native who joined Island Dentistry in November 2019. She loves to spend time with family and her pets. She also enjoys travel and helping people. .
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