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Zion Dental
James B Powell, DDS
Never Underestimate the Power of a Smile!
Call: (435) 731-9477

Meet the Staff


Family & Cosmetic Dental Team

Our friendly staff
Edna, Tom, Cindy, and Ladaja




Edna works as our Office Manager. Born & raised in Mexico City, she graduated from High School as a Laboratory Technician, visited the US in 1972 & loved it! She attended the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico to become a BioChemist, but after a year she moved to California in 1981 & got married in 1982 to Daniel May, together they have 3 children.They moved to Utah in 1983, where Edna went back to school and became a medical assistant. She worked in the medical field for over 10 years.In June 2016, they moved to Hurricane to escape driving in the snow. She enjoys hiking, swimming, church, & spending time with family. Edna is looking forward to exploring all the National Parks around our area, so if you have the “inside scoop” on some great things to go see, let her know!








Tom is our Hygienist! Tom recently moved here from Ithaca, NY with his wife and two kids.  He is well-rounded and has had other professions including painting, auto body work, and heavy equipment operation, prior to pursuing dental hygiene.  His passion for the outdoors and desire to live in a warmer climate led him to Hurricane.  In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, jet skiing, and plans on exploring everything this area has to offer.  He looks forward to meeting new people and hearing their stories while providing the highest quality of care.













Cindy is originally from southern California where she worked as a registered dental assistant for twenty years; She really enjoys working with the public! Cindy recently moved to Utah to be closer to her family. In her spare time Cindy enjoys spending time with her family and her 6 dogs. She is glad  to be part of the Zion Dental team and looks forward to life in beautiful Southern Utah.







Ladaja originally moved from Las Vegas, Nevada to St. George, Utah to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene at Dixie State University. By living in St. George, Ladaja has found a new love for the red rocks and the great outdoors! She says she loves working with an amazing team and meeting with each of our wonderful patients at Zion Dental!