Dr. Scarola is a native of Tampa, and has practiced in the area since 1986. He is a graduate of Emory University, University of Florida College of Dentistry and St. Louis University Department of Orthodontics. He was appointed assistant clinical instructor in the Department of Operative Dentistry in the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1983, and has been on the faculty of both the University of Florida College of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics, as well as the University of South Florida Department of Plastic Surgery as a member of the craniofacial rehabilitation team.
He has served many dental organizations, including having been past president of the Tampa Dental Study Club, the Brandon Dental Study Club, and the Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation. He has won several civic awards from organizations including the United Way, the Florida Sheriff's Association, and the Tampa Bay Business Journal "Up and Comer Award." Dr. Scarola is married and has two daughters.