4000 Calle Tecate
Suite 217
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 201-3311

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Meet Our Team

Ariel Nergis Gurses, DDS


Dr. Ariel Nergis Gurses graduated from UCLA with a degree in Biology. She dreamt of becoming a dentist since she was in elementary school and saw that dream become a reality at The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2007. Raised in Southern California, she returned to Camarillo to practice dentistry. She has been serving patients in Camarillo since then. Her passion in cosmetic dentistry has lead her to strive for excellence in achieving beautiful and healthy smiles through continuing education.

When not in the office, Dr. Gurses enjoys spending time at parks, museums, the zoo and beaches with her son and daughter. She also enjoys cooking and reading.

Yvonne Venegas - Office Manager


Yvonne was born and raised in Ventura County. She has been working with Dr. Ariel for the past 10 years. She loves all her patients and considers them family. She started out 14 years ago as a receptionist and has advanced to become the office manager. Yvonne has 4 beautiful children. When she isn't at work, she enjoys being in the kitchen, baking and cooking for family and friends. She is very active in the community, helping with fundraisers for children and the American Cancer Society which is very near and dear to her heart.

Rick Alfaro - RDA


Rick has also been working with Dr. Ariel for 10 years. He has been a registered dental assistant for the past 15 years. He loves to interact with patients and help them with any of their needs. Rick enjoys improving patients' smiles while keeping them comfortable with the newest advances in technology. He has a great sense of humor and chair side demeanor. He is a father of two who enjoys his son's sporting events, and spends time bike riding with his family when out of the office.