Audiologists are a resource to assist in diagnosing hearing loss and can provide multiple treatment options such as cochlear implants, bone anchored hearing aids, and hearing aids.
Approximately 90 percent of those experiencing hearing loss may be helped with hearing aids. Our audiologists have extensive training and can help you find the right hearing aid solution for your hearing concerns.
As a Doctor of Audiology accompanied with 25 years of experience Nancy Gwaltney is extremely qualified to help with your hearing needs. She is licensed in the state of South Dakota is able to provide patients with hearing aids that are adequately fit to the patient's loss, giving them the most benefit.
Black Hills ENT Audiology provides different tiers of technology for hearing aids, ranging in price. From in-the-ear hearing aids to behind-the-ear hearing aids, we can determine the best treatment options for you and your loved one.
Dr. Howard and Dr. White are trained in the surgical procedures and rehabilitation services for cochlear implants for those patients who experience severe to profound hearing loss.
They contribute in the candidacy, surgery, and post-op therapy sessions for cochlear implant patients. Black Hills ENT offers the latest in implant technology from Advanced Bionics and Cochlear Americas.
Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing sounds that are not present. The phantom noise may sound like a ringing, buzzing, roaring, clicking or hissing, and may range in pitch from low to high. Some experience these sounds all the time and others hear them only sporadically. If you think you may have tinnitus, don't wait. Contact the Black Hills ENT Audiology office at 605-342-3290 to schedule an appointment for a screening visit.
Causes of tinnitus include: fluid behind the eardrum, head and neck trauma, earwax buildup, hearing loss, and medications.