Abingdon Family Dentistry

About Abingdon Family Dentistry

At Abingdon Family Dentistry, we are proud to take great care to ensure the comfort of our patients by bringing the best technology, modern dentistry and compassionate care in a warm and friendly environment.

Welcome to Abingdon Family Dentistry! Dr. Tessa Modiri, and Dr. Forbes are proud to provide high-quality dental services in the Bel Air and Abingdon area. Our dental team is committed to offering personalized treatment plans and enhanced patient comfort. We offer a wide range of dental services including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants and more!


We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Tessa Modiri and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 410-844-0973 and experience why our patients think Abingdon Family Dentistry is the best dentist in Bel Air.



Meet The Doctor


Dr. Tessa Modiri

Dr. Tessa Modiri

Dr. Tessa Modiri wants all of her patients, especially those who are anxious about dental procedures, to have a positive experience at the dentist. She always has her patients’ best interests at heart.

Dr. Tessa has worked tirelessly in advancing the oral health needs of her patients and the general public as a Trustee of The American Student Dental Association and as a delegate for the American Dental Assocaiton. She was also among the first dentists to serve Maryland’s Mission of Mercy, a yearly project to provide dental care to underserved populations in rural portions of the state. Today, Dr. Tessa is an active member of the ADA, the Maryland State Dental Association, the Harford Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Tessa is dedicated to keeping up to date on the latest advancements in cosmetic and facial esthetic dentistry in order to deliver the most comprehensive and conservative treatment for her patients’ optimum oral health. Using Invisalign®, veneers, whitening, NTI™, Botox®, and Juvederm®, she can customize smile makeovers to provide each patient with a uniquely beautiful and healthy smile.

Dr. Tessa resides in Abingdon. When not in the office, you can find her at the local Y or at Wegman’s! She enjoys tennis, discovering local restaurants and hangouts. Dr. Tessa, an avid foodie, loves sharing and receiving recipes and nutrition advice with her clients.

Dr. Forbes

Dr. Forbes

Dr. Forbes loves seeing her patients smile. Nothing pleases her more than a happy patient. She likes to educate her patients and work with them to protect and perfect their smile. As a patient you will feel like an extended family member. She is committed to providing you lifelong care.

Throughout her career she has been committed to giving back to those in need. Having participated in various mission trips to Honduras and Jamaica, as well as locally through Mission of Mercy, Community Day and Give Kids A Smile Day.

Dr. Forbes earned her bachelors degree from the University of Michigan and her dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She aims to offer the highest possible level of comprehensive patient care in her practice with her dedication to continuing education. She is a member of the American Dental Association, a Pre-fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry, Maryland State Dental Association, Harford-Cecil Dental Society and the National Dental Association. While her key focus is disease prevention she enjoys the surgical aspect of dentistry. She has received advanced training in endodontics, implantology, periodontology, Invisalign® and cosmetic dentistry.

In her spare time she is an avid traveler having been to 30 countries and counting. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying active by playing sports and in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes.