Office Info
Falls Church Smiles
David W. Urban, DDS, FAGD
313 Park Avenue,Suite 305
Falls Church, VA 22046

We are located in the heart of the City of Falls Church, convenient to Annandale, Arlington, Alexandria, McLean, Vienna, Tysons Corner, Seven Corners, Merrifield, Dunn Loring and Fairfax.

Monday - Friday
For your convenience, we are open as early is 8:00 a.m., and close as late as 6:30 p.m. Please call us at 703-532-1712 to book your appointment now.
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Digital X-Rays

One of the most exciting developments in the 21st Century is the maturation of digital technology.  Digital technology is used in many places in our office but the one that is greatest benefit to the patients is that of digital dental x-rays. 

    X-rays were discovered by Roentgen in the late 19thCentury and within a year of their discovery they were in use by the dental world.  X-rays allow us to see things that are buried by your gums, lips and jawbone.  With our “x-ray vision” we can detect problems long before they become painful.  Thus, we can fix teeth before the problems become more extensive and therefore more expensive.

For years this process required a fairly long (0.7 sec or longer) exposure to radiation.  With the advent of digital xrays-the exposure is cut up to 90%.   There are other advantages.  Should you move we can forward your xray images anywhere in the world-or give them to you on a thumb drive or other external medium.  The digital images can also be enhanced to allow better interpretation.  To us the fact that we get a good image in less than 1 sec after exposure is a great help.   Our patients probably appreciate the drastic reduction in radiation exposure.

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This is what shows up on the monitor within 1 second.schick monitor






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