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402 228-8333
Monday: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday: Closed-Closed
Sunday: Closed-Closed

Please note that we are closed on the following National Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

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Your local Hearing Aid Center larry kent & associates inc, Beatrice, NE 68310

If you're looking for the best in hearing care, we invite you to discover the Beltone Difference. It starts by making sure hearing trouble is actually hearing loss – many times it's not. If it is, you can try the tiniest and most advanced hearing aids you'll find anywhere – right here in the office. Add to that our compassionate hearing care and comprehensive aftercare, and you'll understand why Beltone patients are so satisfied. By choosing Beltone, you're assured a lifetime of individualized attention – for you and your hearing instruments.

Beltone Beatrice, NE is more than just a place to buy hearing aids. At larry kent & associates inc, we are your hearing care partner - right beside you every step of the way on your journey to better hearing.

We invest in research and development to continually bring you new products and improve the ones we have. Beltone hearing aids, apps, and accessories are designed to integrate seamlessly into daily life and accommodate each patient's unique lifestyle and preferences.

At Beltone Beatrice, NE, hearing tests are always complimentary and include a comprehensive hearing assessment and consultation with a hearing care professional.

Schedule yours today.

Call 402 228-8333 or fill out our form to request your free hearing test appointment at Beltone BEATRICE, NE.

Beltone Testimonials

Sherry Palmer:
"My screening experience was exceptional. I knew I had a hearing deficit but was blown away at my low level of word comprehension. The clarity of hearing with the demo Amaze was profound."
Julia Martin:
"I would tell others how easy Beltone was and the difference in being able to hear and knowing what you couldn't hear. You would be able to discern birds and different trees and what a siren sounds like to be in a car."
Michael Valovcin:
"The professionalism, understanding, care, consideration, and reassurance exhibited by the Hearing Professional, were nothing short of outstanding. In addition, once you purchase the hearing aids designed for your personal needs, Beltone does not leave you on your own to adjust to them."
Jeffrey Koivu:
"This is a real game changer. I had one to try out for a week, and I must say that I was quite pleased with the MyPAL Pro. Throw in the easy access to Beltone hearing specialists, and a lifetime of care, and it was perhaps the smartest purchase I've ever made."

Meet the Beltone Beatrice, NE Staff

Dean B. Kent MS CCC-A

Works out of our Cass street and Fremont Offices.


Education: BGS:Speech, Language & Hearing, University of Kansas;

MS:Audiology, University of Nebraska-Linclon

Continuing Education: Professional Fitting Seminar, 1997; Advanced Fitting Techniques Seminar, 1998; Return Elimination Series, 1999; Digital Training Course, 2000

Member: Nebraska Hearing Society, American Speech Language-Hearing Association;Awards:"National Digital Sales,"2001;

Awards: "Exceptional Belcare Service," 1997;Beltone "President's Cup," 1956&1986: 1000 Club, 2013; Beltone Electronics Regional Award 2002 & 2005

Author: "Field to Microphone Transfer Functions for ITE and CIC Hearing Aids"

Lecturer: Audiology Sensory Technology Classes, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Instructor: Beltone Electronics North American Business Conference

Mary E. "Beth" Casey, Audiologist

Works out of our Auburn and Beatrice offices.

Education:University of Nebraska-Lincoln,2001 MS, Audiology;University of Nebraska-Lincoln,1999 BS, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology.

Beth has been an audiologist for 12 years. Beth has 4 children, Landon, Brynn, Lauren and Erin. She enjoys reading, going for walks and photography. In 2007 Beth received Consultant of the Year. In Beth's limited spare time she enjoys volunteering at her church and her son's school.

Scott Jones, BC-HIS

Scott is our District Manager and is Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. He has 12 years sales experience with Beltone. Scott enjoys kayaking especially in the Florida Keys and on Lake Superior. He participates in Spartan obstacle mud runs and has completed two marathons. He is also an avid Crossfitter! He focuses on excellent patient care. Scott is an extremely compassionate individual who takes a personal interest in every patient. He tries to learn as much as he can about his patients in order to successfully fit them with the perfect device. He has earned the Consultant of the year and Master Practitioner awards during his service with Beltone. Scott also loves to give back to his community by helping build Habitat for Humanity homes. He is primarily out of our Cass office, but you will find him also working in our Lincoln, and Grover street offices as well.

Paul Smith, HIS

Paul is a Hearing Instrument Specialist in our Council Bluffs office. He has been a HIS for 7 years, however, he has 13 years sales experience. Paul grew up in Syracuse New York. He is happily married with 3 children. Paul is not only a very active HIS, he supports his local community as Head Coach for Keystone Cobras Baseball, and Omaha SkyHawks Football. He serves on the Board of Directors for Keystone Little Leage as well. He continues to be an avid Syracuse Basketball fan as well as a Nebraska Football fan. This year he was awareded 2013 Jr SkyHawks Coach of the year. Paul started his Beltone career in Sarasota Florida. Paul has won several awards including 2012 Senior Master Practitioner (Beltone's highest level of Specialist) and Consultant of the Year for the Midwest region of Beltone for his second time in 2011. Paul is one of only 16 in North America to receive this distinction. He also was nominated to serve on a national advisory council for Beltone. The Council Bluffs office has been awarded "Best in the Bluffs" 2010,2011,2012 and 2013.

Lynne Reynolds

Patient Care Coordinator, Cass Street Office In Omaha, NE

Dee Thurman

Patient Care Coordinator, Cass Street Office and Grover Office in Omaha, NE

Marjorie Buresh

Patient Care Coordinator, Fremont, NE Office and Norfolk, NE office

Marta Rosenquist

Patient Care Coordinator, Council Bluffs, IA Office

Deb Mann

Patient Care Coordinator, Lincoln, NE Office

Lori Gerads

Patient Care Coordinator, Sioux Falls, SD Office

Janet Pank

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Janet is a native South Dakotan who focuses on excellent patient care. Janet is an extremely compassionate individual who takes a personal interest in every patient. She tries to learn as much as she can about her patients in order to successfully fit them with the perfect device.

Pam Hannah, HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Pam focuses on excellent patient care. A hearing care specialist for 5 years with 30+ years sales experience, and a Dale Carnegie Training Grad and Management Training Grad. Pam is an extremely compassionate individual who takes a personal interest in every patient. She tries to learn as much as she can about her patients in order to successfully fit them with the perfect device. The prestigous award of Master Hearing Aid Practitioner has been awarded to Pam as well as her office has been voted Best of Columbus the past 3 years.

You will find that Pam is very active in her community having coached Middle School softball, a youth group sponser at her church and a Boy Scout volunteer having served as Committee Officer at different times. She also enjoys her two wonderful grandchildren Lilly and Alex, is an avid fisherman having won 6 Master Angler Awards "Any day on the water is a great day", she proudly exclaims!

Pam is proud to offer flexible appointment scheduling in both our Columbus and Norfolk NE offices, and our outreach office in Albion once a month.

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