The De Necker Melville practice is situated in the heart of South Africa’s most famous neighbourhood and beneath the historic Melville koppies. The Melville practice first opened during 1976 and was for many years the biggest solely-owned practice in the country.

During 1999 the practice gained two new shareholders namely Dr Pienaar and Dr Nel. After 14 years of running the successful dental practice, they moved to a modified premises to accommodate an on-site dental laboratory and a team of oral hygienists.

De Necker Melville offers a range of dental treatments including dental implants, teeth whitening, crowns and bridges, root canal, orthodontics, periodontology to name a few. 

The practice is fully operational from 07:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 12:00 on selected Saturdays. A dentist is always available on call after hours but please note that a call out fee will be charged for all emergency treatments.

All De Necker Dentistry practices request that our patients kindly settle all accounts after the appointment and to then claim directly from your medical aid.

Please click here to make your appointment at the De Necker Melville practice. 


Contact details

t. +27 11 726 7240/1/2/3

f. +27 11 726 7972

c. +27 71 676 8104 [emergency]


Physical address

Melville View

23 4th Avenue, Melville

Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2092


GPS: S 26° 10′ 36.448″ E 27° 59′ 59.554″

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Staff Members

Gys de Necker
Director & Dentist
thys-pienaarThys Pienaar
daniel-nelDaniël Nel
aniel-heferAniel Heffer
anelle-coetseeAnelle Coetsee
Gladwin Nkoane
Chair Assistant 
adolf-brandersAdolf Branders
Practice Manager
marche-van-niekerkMarche van Niekerk
Admin Manager & Oral Hygienist
adri-eksteenAdri Eksteen
mary-wellingMary Welling

jabulani-siveJabulani Sive
Lab Assistant

Karin-Esther Pretorius
marna-strydomMarna Strydom
Oral Hygienist
Rodney Jardim
Oral Hygienist
mariet-van-zylMariet Van Zyl
Chair Assistant
candice-davidsCandice Davids
Chair Assistant
chantelle-vermaakChantelle Vermaak
Chair Assistant
Diana Eygelaar
Chair Assistant
Rachael SismeyRachael Sismey
Chair Assistant
Yvette Kops
Chair Assistant
Solomon Motsoeneng 
Front Door Security
Petrus Ngwasheng
Building Supervisor
babu-bokgwathileBabu Bokgwathile
Buyer & Cleaner
rachel-swatzRachel Swatz
mary-motsoenengMary Motsoeneng
derek-langsfordDerek Langsford
Lab Manager
johannes-mmolawaJohannes Mmolawa
Dental Technician Assistant
johan-vd-heeverJohan Van Der Heever
Photographer & Stock
ria-rautenbachRia Rautenbach

Chandre Matthews
Oral Hygienist



Since the inception of De Necker Dentistry in 1976, the group has strived for dental excellence.  We believe in perfecting smiles and promoting healthy dentistry through continuous education and development. 

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