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David Matney DDS & Eric Arbuckle DDS
Ballston Dental Care

The Team

General Dentist

Dr. David Matney is a highly experienced general dentist who places his patients' health as his first and foremost priority. Having a professional, yet friendly manner, he strives to maintain a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere while providing exceptional dental care for both adults and children.

Dr. Matney graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1994 and completed a residency and fellowship in general dentistry at the University of Connecticut at Farmington in 1995-96. He frequently attends courses on the latest developments and techniques, and has attended hundreds of hours of continuing education courses over the years.

Dr. Matney has been practicing dentistry for over 24 years. He has enjoyed working at several dental practices throughout the Northern Virginia area. Previously, he had been working as a general dentist overseas for Emirates Airline. As one of 10 dentists treating airline staff and their families, he has had the pleasure of treating patients of many nationalities and cultural backgrounds.

Dr. Matney has strong ties to the state of Virginia having grown up in Newport News, VA and attending dental school in Richmond. Born in Durham, North Carolina and graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he is a lifetime fan and supporter of the Tarheels. (Go Heels!)

With a passion for helping people, Dr. Matney has a keen interest, proficiency and experience to do the best treatment for his patients.

General Dentist

Eric L. Arbuckle, M.B.A., D.D.S. is a third generation dentist. His father, Gary Arbuckle, D.D.S., retired, practiced in Arlington since 1972. Several of Dr. Arbuckle's patients have been with the Arbuckle family for 4 generations.
Dr. Arbuckle graduated from Langley High School in McLean. He has multiple degrees from Old Dominion University. In addition of his general dentistry studies, Dr. Arbuckle graduated from the Advanced Residency Implant Program at New York University. He has also taken Advanced Endodontics. Dr. Arbuckle specializes in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He has a personal and professional focus on the management of cancer patients.
Dr. Arbuckle is married with 3 children and has lived in Northern Virginia since 1972. His wife, China, manages Bill Page Toyota and Page Chevrolet. Dr. Arbuckle is the managing owner of the practice since 2005.