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Our Team

The Redfern Crew

We are honored to have an experienced dental team with some of the best in clinical and administrative staff in the Golden Isles. Our friendly professionals want to provide you with the most comfortable and efficient dental experience possible. We are ready to assist you with any questions you may have concerning your oral health.

Terri Smith - Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist

Terri Smith

Debra Cranmer - Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist

Debra Cranmer

Heather Lancaster - Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Heather Lancaster

Debbie White - Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Debbie White

Meet Dr. Zachary Powell

Dr. Zachary Powell

Dr. Zachary Powell practices comprehensive general dentistry on Saint Simons Island and enjoys treating patients of all ages. He has provided dental care to generations of families throughout the great state of Georgia for over 20 years. Dr. Powell earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in both Zoology and Biology from the University of Georgia and a Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. In 2011, Dr. Powell completed an advanced residency in Implant Dentistry at the Georgia Health Sciences University.

A promoter of dental health education, Dr. Powell embraces continual training for himself and his staff. He has been privileged to study with leading dental specialists from all over the United States, and has been distinguished by both the Georgia Dental Association and the Pierre Fauchard Academy as an Honorary Fellow. Dr. Powell strongly believes in patient-centered oral healthcare for people of all ages and backgrounds. As a dedicated member of several notable professional organizations, Dr. Powell’s belief in patient advocacy has led to multiple local, state, and national leadership positions over the past 20 years. He currently serves as President Elect of the Georgia Dental Association, representing over 3000 dentists.

Dr. Powell also owns a commercial cotton and peanut farm. He enjoys fishing, golfing, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs and spending time with his family. Dr. Powell has been married to his college sweetheart, Elizabeth, since 1996. They are the proud parents of two children, Anna Jane and Zachary.

Professional Associations

American Dental Association – member since 1995
Georgia Dental Association – member since 1996
Academy of General Dentistry – member since 1999
Hinman Dental Society – member since 1999
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – member since 2009
Northern District Dental Association – member 1999-2009
Southern District Dental Association – member since 2010
Glynn County Dental Society – member since 2011


Forsyth Country Rotary Club – member 1999-2010
Glynn County Rotary Club – member since 2012
Give Back a Smile
Operation Smile


Pierre Fauchard Academy – Scholarship Recipient
Pierre Fauchard Academy - Honorable Fellow
Georgia Dental Association - Honorable Fellow
Dental Advisory Board, Affinity Bank, Atlanta, Georgia

Our Team

Dedicated to our littlest patients

Committed to Care

Children are very prone to accidents which may include trauma to the teeth such as cracks, chips, bleedings gums or lips, and the complete loss of one or more teeth. Dr. Powell is available day or night, 365 days a year to his fine young patients and their parents. Do not hesitate to call our main office number at any time to reach our emergency service if your child has experienced any kind of dental trauma.