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Dr Zachary Powell Dentist

Zachary Powell, DMD

  • Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentist

  • DMD - Medical College of Georgia

  • Former President, Georgia Dental Association (GDA)

Meet Dr. Powell

Dr Zach Powell grew up near Lake Lanier in north Georgia and earned two Bachelors of Science degrees from the University of Georgia in both Zoology and Biology. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry (now the Dental College of Georgia) with his Doctor of Dental Medicine and has practiced general dentistry for nearly 25 years.

Deeply dedicated to his profession, Dr. Powell served as the 2022 President of the Georgia Dental Association, representing over 4000 dentists. Additionally, he serves on the Georgia Delegation to the American Dental Association and has held numerous local, state, regional, and national positions in organized dentistry. He has been named by a multitude of his peers as an Honorary Fellow with the Georgia Dental Association (2011) the Pierre Fauchard Academy (2014) and the American College of Dentists (2023). He has been named three times to the University of Georgia’s Bulldog 100. In 2023, he was appointed to an adjunct faculty position at the Dental College of Georgia. He is a member of the esteemed Hinman Dental Society and has served on the Dental Advisory Board of Affinity Bank for nearly two decades.

Dr. Powell operates as the CEO and Chief Dental Clinician of The Georgia Smile Group, which has owned and managed 18 practices throughout the state. He has enjoyed treating patients of all ages, from all walks of life, all over the great state of Georgia, and is deeply committed to patient advocacy, especially for seniors and children. He has completed multiple programs in advanced dental implant restoration and authored numerous articles and presentations on the profession.

Dr. Powell practices dentistry on Saint Simons Island. He is married to his college sweetheart, Elizabeth, who serves as the COO of the Georgia Smile Group. They have two children, Anna Jane, an accountant, and Zachary, a pre-dental student at UGA. Dr. Powell owns a commercial farm in Screven, Georgia, and enjoys hunting, fishing, agriculture, boating, old cars, and spending time with his family cheering on the Dawgs.


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

Austin Brown, DDS

  • Family, Cosmetic & Implant Dentist

  • DDS - Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry

Meet Dr. Brown

Dr. Austin Brown grew up in the Golden Isles and attended high school at Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Georgia. He studied Biological Sciences at the University of Georgia, where he graduated Cum Laude. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond, Virginia. He returned to coastal Georgia to practice the profession, where he proudly serves the patients of Glynn, MacIntosh, Camden, Brantley, Wayne, Pierce, Coffee, and Bacon counties. He is a member of the Georgia Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Glynn County Dental Study Club. Dr. Brown is an avid golfer and enjoys spending the weekends perfecting his game. He also has a passion for music and plays the guitar. A huge college football fan, Dr Brown loves cheering on his Alma Mater on Saturdays in the fall. Go Dawgs!

Let us change the way you feel about the dentist.™

Dentistry in Redfern is a practice of the Georgia Smile Group, owned and managed by Zachary Powell, DMD. Dr. Powell, a former president of the Georgia Dental Association, has served families on the Georgia coast for many years. He and his team are dedicated to providing a non-corporate, highly personalized dental experience.

Dr Zachary Powell Dentist

Dr. Zachary Powell

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288 Redfern Village
St Simons Island, GA 31522

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Office Hours:
Monday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday, Closed

288 Redfern Village, St Simons Island, GA 31522