Dr. Modlin attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an undergraduate and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1975. He has been in private practice since that time and has been practicing in Mebane since 1982. Dr. Modlin has been a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry since 1986. To receive the Fellowship, 500 hours of continuing education courses were required after graduation from dental school. He has continued his membership in the Academy, which requires a minimum of 25 hours of continuing education each year to maintain active membership. In addition, Dr. Modlin is an active member of the American Dental Association and the North Carolina Dental Society.
Dr. Modlin and wife, Jane, are both from Lincolnton, North Carolina and have two grown children. Candace is an attorney in Arlington, Virginia, and Michael has started his own dental practice in Charlotte.