Dental Insurance Alaska Alternative – Consider Dental Discount Plans in AK
In Juneau, Alaska, Aetna provides two dental discount plan options. The programs offered as an alternative to Alaska dental insurance are Aetna's Dental Access and Aetna's Vital Savings. Learn the differences between the plans and what you should expect the programs to cost.
Yearly Membership Fees with Aetna's AK Dental Discount Programs
Aetna's Dental Access discount dental program costs $104.95 per year for individuals or $159.95 for families. The Vital Savings dental discount program in Alaska is higher and costs $134.95 for individuals and $179.95 per year for families.
Benefits to Aetna Dental Access AK Dental Discount Program
Aetna Dental Access in the Juneau, Alaska, area offers discounts of up to 50 percent off dental practices. There are more than 66,000 participating dentists across the United States and you can visit any of them for your dental needs. If you're traveling, simply find the nearest participating dentist and you'll still be offered discounted dental care.
With Aetna Dental Access, you receive discounts on general dentistry, periodontics and orthodontics. You do not need referrals at any time to receive discounts from specialists.
Benefits to Aetna's Vital Savings Dental Discount Program
Vital Savings dental discount plans provide discounts of up to 50 percent on general dentistry, periodontics and orthodontics. You do not need referrals to see a specialist. In addition to discounts on dental care, you receive additional benefits. They include:
- Discounted oral care products through Colgate, Epic Dental and WaterPik
- Discounts to fitness centers thanks to GlobalFit
- Discounts to participating Salon Wish locations
- Hearing care at participating HearPO locations
- MayoClinic Book store – 10 percent off any online purchase
- Prescription drug discount plan membership (CVS and Rite Aid)
- Vision care (LensCrafters, JCPenney Optical, Pearle Vision, Sears Optical and Target Optical locations)
- Weight management programs (E-Diets and Jenny Craig) discounts
- ZAGAT.com discount memberships
Typical Discounts with Either Aetna Alaska Dental Discount Program
Look at some of the discounts offered on common dental practices with Aetna AK dental discount plans.
- Adult teeth cleaning: Standard fee is $100, discounted price is $88
- Panoramic x-rays: Standard fee is $118, discounted price is $85
- Perio-Scaling/quadrant: Standard fee is $267, discounted price is $174
- Root canal on a molar: Standard fee is $1,075, discounted price is $734
- Sealants: Standard fee is $60 per tooth, discounted price is $57 per tooth
- Single crown/porcelain on noble metal: Standard fee is $1,123, discounted price is $775
- Upper dentures: Standard fee is $1,800, discounted price is $1,365