Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
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The Siletz Tribal Health Care Program is the delivery of comprehensive health care to the Siletz Indian People and their dependants residing within the eleven county service area of Western Oregon. Services are provided through a combination of direct care, contracts and referral to appropriate agencies.

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Contact Information

200 Gwee-Shut Rd.
PO Box 320
Siletz, OR 97380

(800) 648-0449
(541) 444-1030
(541) 444-444-9678 Health Administration Fax for "non-patient information only"

Medical Records Fax: (541) 444-9695


Marci Muschamp, Health Director  

Ralene Butler, Admin/QI Coordinator
Ruby Moon, Community Health Director 

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Clinic Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


"We'll do everything possible to not only provide you with quality health care, but also to involve you in decisions about your health, and participate with you in developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle for the future.

For your part, we welcome any suggestions or constructive criticism you might have. Hopefully, through a cooperative effort, we can provide excellent health care for healthier, happier lives."



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Post Operative Instructions

Extraction wounds heal quickly and without complications if you take simple precautions. A blood clot must form in the tooth socket and remain there for the area to heal. IT IS IMPORTANT NOT TO DISTURB THE CLOT!

DO NOT SMOKE, do not rinse vigorously, and do not use a straw for two days.

Rest or reduce activity for a couple of days.

Keep steady pressure on the gauze for about 45 minutes. You may carefully change soggy gauze and then discontinue once bleeding has stopped. (Slight oozing for a couple of days is normal, if heavy bleeding persists for more than one night, contact the dentist.

Don't bother the healing area with your tongue, this will only slow the healing process.

Expect some swelling, this can be reduced by applying a cold pack to the area immediately after arriving home. This will also aid in reducing discomfort.

It is very important to keep your mouth clean and avoid bacteria. Continue to floss and brush the rest of your mouth regularly.

After two days you may rinse gently with a warm salt-water mixture. This will sooth the wound and clean food of the area.

Avoid alcohol, carbonated beverages, and hot or spicy foods/drinks.

Healing time and degree of discomfort will vary from person to person. Pain medication prescribed should be taken according to instructions.

Remember, you have just had surgery-pamper yourself.