Our Team

Meet Our Team

Dr. Eric Tamsut

Dr. Eric Tamsut received his D.M.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He has devoted himself to providing state of the art, minimally invasive care with a gentle touch. Dr, Eric has been trained in the use of today's best dental materials and techniques, and is well versed in all aspects of dentistry from implants and veneers to root canals, extractions, special needs, and sedation dentistry. His passion is listening to his patients' concerns, desires, and ultimate treatment goals and then using them to create an optimal plan for definitive and long lasting dental health. Dr. Eric's guiding philosophy is that every patient that walks in through the doors of Camarillo Family and Cosmetic Dentistry be both happier and healthier when they walk out. He is also a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA), California Dental Association (CDA), and Santa Barbara/Ventura County Dental Society.

Dr. Tamsut is a proud native of Thousand Oaks, CA and has practiced dentistry on the east coast and in Santa Barbara before finally settling back home to practice in Camarillo. Dentistry has been his calling since childhood, and to have a practice capable of serving the developmentally disabled community of Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles counties has been a dream come true. When he isn't at the office, you might find Dr. Eric out with his friends hiking in the mountains of Southern California or cruising down a wave on his longboard at Surfer's Point.

Dr. Garrett Toy, DDS

Dr. Garrett Toy received his D.D.S. from University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and completed his General Practice Residency at Valley Medical Center in Fresno, CA. Dr. Toy has been in private practice in Camarillo, CA since 1988, and has been performing sedation dentistry on patients developmentally disabled and not. Dr. Toy’s goal is to make his patients feel comfortable and to provide the best oral care possible.

Dr. Toy was born and raised in Southern California. Currently, Dr. Toy is an active member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Santa Barbara/Ventura County Dental Society. When he is not providing dental care, Dr. Toy enjoys all outdoor activities, such as hiking and camping, and spending time with his wife, Julie, and two sons, and Gavin and Spencer.

Dr. Andrew Chen, DDS, FADSA

Dr. Andrew Chen began his undergraduate study in Biomedical Engineering at UCLA. He completed his dental degree at Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC and continued on to specialize in Dental Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine and UPMC.

Dr. Chen provides general anesthesiology services to patients while Dr. Toy performs all necessary dental work on the patients. Dr. Chen and Dr. Toy work side-by-side to ensure all patients receive the proper care before, during, and after treatment in the office.

Among Dr. Chen’s leadership and membership experience are roles in the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, and the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesiology. Dr. Chen has been published in numerous journals, including the CDA Journal, and is an Assistant Professor at the Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC.

Dr. Chen grew up in Southern California. He enjoys spending time with his family in Thousand Oaks, CA, and often takes active leadership roles in dental anesthesiology groups and conferences.

Cindy Byrd

Born and raised in Southern California, Cindy has been the smiling face that greets patients who walk through the door of our Camarillo office for over 30 years. Cindy has been working in the dental industry nearly 35 years. She has her R.D.A. License and worked as a chair-side dental assistant for 13 years, and has since been managing the front office. Cindy is a hands on office manager with comprehensive knowledge in both front office and back office procedures, treatments, and systems. Whether dealing with patient accounts, insurance, and financing or back office x-rays and dental assisting, Cindy’s extensive knowledge is indispensable. Cindy’s goal is to make patients feel welcome and comfortable with all treatment and payment plans. Out of the office, Cindy enjoys spending time with her two children, Alex and Samantha, taking excellent care of her animals, and enjoying the outdoors.

Nora Gaytan

Nora Gaytan has been in the dental field since 2005. She graduated from the Oxnard College Dental Hygiene program in 2011 with honors and later went on to earn her Bachelors of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Eastern Washington University. She also works part time at Oxnard College as a clinical professor.

Nora loves being a hygienist and provides excellent dental care to her patients. Patients have said they like her calm and soothing personality. Disease prevention and oral hygiene instruction are important in the management and well being of her patients.

Nora lives in Camarillo with her husband and two beautiful daughters. In her spare time she enjoys walking, Pilates and scrapbooking. She enjoys giving back to her community and volunteers whenever possible.