The Orange County Health Department’s Dental Clinic provides high quality dental care to the residents of Orange County. We offer a variety of dental health services and community outreach programs for both children and adults.


Whitted Human Services Center
300 West Tryon Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278


Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Friday- 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you have a question or need to make an appointment please call (919) 245-2435 and your phone call will be returned within 24 hours. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot take any walk-in appointments. If you already have an appointment scheduled, a staff member will contact you if your appointment needs to be rescheduled.

We are taking extra precautions at this time to ensure the safety of our staff and patients. We appreciate your patience as we navigate through this unprecedented time and look forward to continuing our services to the Orange County community.

The following list contains dental clinics that are currently still open for emergency treatment.

UNC Dental School (919) 537-3855 – Adults and Kids (bleeding, swelling, trauma)

Hillsborough Pediatrics (919) 296-5854 – Kids Only

Triangle Implant Center Mebane (919) 563-2873 – Referral Only

Piedmont Carrboro (919) 933-9087 – Adults and Kids

The list is subject to change. It is advised to call in advance.

Schedule an Appointment

To make an appointment, call: (919) 245-2435.


The clinic offers services including dental exams, cleanings, fillings, and extractions.

Cost & Payment

The Dental Clinic operates on a fee-scale based on your income. The minimum fee is $30 per visit.

Payment Options: Cash, Check, Health Choice, Medicaid, Private Dental Insurance, Visa or MasterCard

Applying for Medicaid and/or Health Choice

There are three ways to apply: 

  • Apply online at ePass
  • Apply in person at the Department of Social Services
  • Download, print, fill-out, and mail a paper application to:
    Orange County Department of Social Services
    P.O. Box 8181
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

About Our Staff

Our friendly dental team includes dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, a clinic manager, office assistants, and Spanish language interpreters. 

Meet Our Staff - Provider Bios