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Join the Aetna Dental®network

You’re invited to join the networks for the Aetna DMO® (Dental Maintenance Organization)* and/or PPO (Preferred Provider Organization)** plans.

If you’re interested, please follow the instructions below based on your current Aetna participation status:

For providers not currently credentialed with Aetna

You can sign up using our online application system

**Completing the Online Application process does not guarantee participation. Upon submission, your request will be assigned to one of our Provider Relations team members that will work directly with your office to answer any questions and finalize the contracting requirements.

For providers currently credentialed with Aetna

  1. To apply for participation in more states, sign up using our online application

  2. To update other office information, follow these instructions:
    1. Visit
      Log in or register for the first time.
    2. Scroll down to ”Useful Office Tools.”
    3. Click on ”Dental Forms.”
    4. Select and complete the appropriate form to send back to us.


*In Virginia, we refer to the DMO plan as the DNO (Dental Network Only) plan.

**In Texas, we refer to the Preferred Provider Organization plan as the Participating Dental Network (PDN) plan.         


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