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Dental Discount and Insurance Options


Aetna offers a dental insurance plan through Willamette Dental and a dental discount program through the Vital Savings Dental Discount Plan. Please note: you do not have to be enrolled in the medical plan offered by Aetna Student Health to participate in the Vital Savings Dental program or the Willamette Dental plan. 


Willamette Dental TrueCare Oregon is an individual dental insurance plan that offers affordable quality dental care for you and your family. For additional details and to apply for coverage, please go to the Aetna TrueCare Oregon website.   The Willamette Dental plan is provided as an option, but you are encouraged to look at other dental insurance policies for comparison.


Vital Savings by Aetna® - Dental Discount Program is available annually  September 1st - August 31st.  For Student Only there is a $25 Annual Membership Fee.   Purchase online at:

The Vital Savings by Aetna® program (the “Program”) is not insurance. The Program provides Members with access to discounted fees pursuant to schedules negotiated by Aetna Life Insurance Company for Vital Savings by Aetna discount program. The Program does not make payments directly to the providers participating in the Program.

Each Member is obligated to pay for all services or products but will receive a discount from the providers who have contracted with the Discount Medical Plan Organization to participate in the Program. Aetna Life Insurance Company, 151 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06516, 1-877-698-4825, is the Discount Medical Plan Organization. If you have questions about the Vital Savings on Dental program, call 1-888-238-4825.