Caring Dental Professionals


NC Caring Dental Professionals is a confidential, assistance, intervention, monitoring, and advocacy program serving Dentists and Licensed Dental Hygienists, who are experiencing problems related to alcohol, other substances, and emotional disorders. NCCDP is a non-profit independent Agency with a Board of Directors, representing the NC State Board of Dental Examiners, the NC Dental Society, the UNC School of Dentistry and the Dental Hygienists of the State of North Carolina.

The purpose of NC Caring Dental Professionals is prevention of a career from being destroyed or a professional reputation being damaged. The CDP provides confidential peer support and professional assistance with advocacy through assessment, treatment, recovery and monitoring activities which, if followed, will maintain confidentiality and will assist the Dental Hygienist in license retention.

For more information, logon to: for confidential questions or concerns please call the NCCDP toll-free confidential help line at 800-230-3934.