Aetna Dental Access® Network


Aetna Dental Access® is a discount or reduced-fee dental program with over 248,000 available dental locations nationwide. This program is designed for health conscious consumers looking to maintain their oral health and minimize their dental care expenses.

General dentists who participate in Aetna Dental Access® have agreed to accept the Aetna Dental Access® contracted rate as payment in full for services performed.

Highlights of the discount dental programs:

  • Save on all dental procedures including orthodontia (braces)
  • No pre-existing exclusion
  • Easy to use
  • No paperwork
  • Family plan covers all members of household
  • Present your card and save
  • Use your card over and over
  • No waiting periods after you receive your ID card
  • No referral required to see a specialist
  • No predetermination of benefits
  • Programs available for individuals, groups and organizations
  • Actual cost and savings vary by provider and geographic area

Comparison Guide

Discount Dental Plans vs. Dental Insurance

Advantages Discount Dental Plans Dental Insurance
Instant Activation, No Waiting Period yes no
Vision Plan Included at No Extra Cost yes no
No Health Restrictions yes no
No Annual Limits yes no
No Paperwork to Fill Out yes no
No Waiting Period for any Procedure yes no
Cosmetic Dentistry Included yes no
Orthodontia Included yes no
Family Plan Covers Entire Household yes no
No Age Restrictions on Children Or Seniors yes no