Markham Street Dental

Meet the Friendly Team at Markham Street Dental

Welcome to Markham Street Dental, the dental practice of Dr Joseph Nyepetsi and his friendly team of dental professionals. We pride ourselves on providing comprehensive dentistry to patients and their families in Armidale, Walcha, Uralla and all surrounding locations.

We are centrally located near the CBD and always available to arrange a dental exam or clean for you or a member of your family.

At Markham Street Dental, we see patients of all ages—from toddlers to seniors—and always look forward to greeting and meeting new patients and their families.

Whether you’re looking for general and preventive dentistry services or advanced cosmetic dentistry, we would welcome the opportunity to serve your dental needs.

In our lobby, you’ll find a cozy environment and Netflix to keep you occupied while we see your child or grandparent. You’ll discover a dental team—from the receptionist to the dentist—who are always happy to see you and see to your needs.

We are also available to answer any questions that you may have about our dental treatments and services. And we are here for you in the event of a dental emergency in Armidale, NSW.

Check out the bios below to learn more about your friendly dental team in Armidale, NSW. 

Dr Joseph Nyepetsi, BDS (Hons), Grad Dip Ortho, Cert Dental Implants, GCM


Dr Joseph Nyepetsi is our dentist and the owner of Markham Street Dental.

He was born in Botswana and holds a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (honours degree) from the National University of Ireland at Cork, a Graduate Diploma of Orthodontics from James Cook University and he has completed the Master Implant Program with Brener Implant Institute in North Sydney where he passed didactic component with distinction. He also holds a Certificate in Business Management from the Australian Institute of Business in Adelaide.

Dr Nyepetsi is a member of the Australian Dental Association, Dental Protection Limited, James Cook University Alumni, and he is passionate about dentistry. His approach is very relaxed and calm, and he loves serving his patients in a comfortable, reassuring and gentle manner. He is gratified when patients take an active role in their dentistry and make good decisions about their dental health and dental care. He likes to educate patients about their oral health, including children.  

When he is away from his clinic, Dr Nyepetsi loves spending time with family, going to the gym, running in the park on weekends, watching cooking shows and comedies, reading and he has a passion for studying.

Mpho Nyepetsi


Mpho Nyepetsi works with Dr Nyepetsi to run Markham Street Dental. She has a diploma in dental therapy and has worked as a dental therapist for several years. She is currently pursuing a career in health sciences.

She enjoys helping patients feel relaxed and comfortable and working to coordinate fast appointments for patients experiencing dental emergencies.

When she is not working, Mpho enjoys reality TV and spending time with her family.

Gemma Kennedy

Clinical Coordinator/Lead Dental Assistant

Gemma Kennedy is our clinical coordinator and lead dental assistant. She has 20 years’ experience working as a dental assistant and has been with Markham Street Dental for over 10 years. Gemma is cross-trained in front desk coordination and dental assisting; she has certificates in dental assisting and radiography.

She is highly motivated and enjoys going the extra mile to help patients feel comfortable, and she likes coordinating workdays at Markham Street Dental to ensure everything runs smoothly, and patients are being looked after efficiently.

When she is away from the clinic, she likes to spend time with her family.

Jayme Farrell

Dental Assistant

Jayme Farrell has been our dental assistant since 2016. She has certificates in medical reception, dental assisting and radiography.

She likes helping patients feel at ease and ensuring that they receive exceptional service.

When she is away from work, Jayme enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.

Tegan Wood

Front Desk Coordinator

Tegan Wood is our front desk coordinator, and she has been with Markham Street Dental since 2019. She is certified in beauty therapy, and brings along a wealth of experience in customer service and interacts very well with our clients. Tegan loves assisting patients with their dental issues, helping them look their best to improve confidence and advancing her dental health knowledge.

When she is not working, Tegan enjoys spending time with her friends and family and going for walks.

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