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Join the Aetna Dental® Network

Access to millions of Aetna members and helpful office tools

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Start the process today

You're joining a large national network of dentists. Our goal is to help you give your patients the highest-quality, safest and most cost-efficient care.

Here's what we offer:
• Participation in our Dental PPO and Dental DMO® networks
• Millions of Aetna Dental members
• Online tools to reduce administrative tasks for you and your staff
• Competitive compensation

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Apply to join the Aetna Dental network

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Enjoy the benefits of participation

You can join one or both of our dental networks. Both are among the nation's largest dental networks. Explore the benefits of each.

Aetna Dental Maintenance Organization
Aetna Dental Preferred Provider Organization

Solutions to save you time and money

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Acrobat ® Sign

Receive and sign dental agreements by e-mail, making the contracting process faster and more reliable. This system can help you with administrative tasks, reduce paper clutter and save on postage.

Learn more about AcrobatSign

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Help to grow your practice

When you participate in our PPO, you are automatically part of the Aetna Dental Access® ,Aetna Dental® Administrators, and Aetna Dental® Medicare Advantage plan networks. This means you can see new patients enrolled in discount dental programs and dental Medicare Advantage plans. The Discount dental programs include Vital Savings by Aetna® and other discount programs offered through external relationships.  Dental Medicare Advantage plans include Aetna Dental® exclusive provider organization (EPO) and preferred provider organization (PPO) plans.

Explore Aetna Dental Access® and Aetna Dental® Administrators

Explore Aetna Dental® Medicare Advantage plans

We make it easy for you to work with us. Four principles guide how we are building relationships within the dental community.

Learn about our guiding principles

Our commitment to you

Aetna is the brand name used for products and services provided by one or more of the Aetna group of subsidiary companies (Aetna). Dental benefits and dental insurance plans are underwritten by Aetna Dental Inc., Aetna Dental of California Inc., and Aetna Health Inc. and/or Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna). In Texas by Aetna Dental Inc. and in Virginia, the DMO plan is known as the Dental Network Only plan (DNO). DNO in Virginia is not an HMO. To receive maximum benefits, members must choose a participating primary care dentist to coordinate their care with network providers. Dental PPO insurance plans are underwritten and/or administered by Aetna Life Insurance Company.  In Texas, the Dental PPO is known as Participating Dental Network (PDN). Each insurer has sole responsibility for its own products.