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Professionals In Truro, NS
Truro was home to the Mi’kmaq people for several centuries before Acadians settled the area in the early 1700s and established a small village near the present downtown site of “Vil Bois Brule” (Village in the burnt wood) in 1727. After the explosion of the Acadians in 1755, the British government resettled the area with Presbyterians of predominantly Ulster Scottish origin.
As the shipping and transportation Hub of Nova Scotia, located at the junction between the Canadian National Railway and the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway, while the intersection of highway 102 with the Trans-Canada Highway is just north of town, we understand the value of communication and interaction with our neighbours.
Our team of professionals understands that losing your hearing can have a significant impact on your ability to interact with others and how much you enjoy your daily activities. The Provincial Hearing family has made it possible for individuals and families in Truro and surrounding Nova Scotia communities to find the personalized hearing care solution that suits their specific needs and lifestyle for more than 50 years.
Each of our patients is a unique individual with specific needs and preferences, so they receive the treatment that is the best fit for them. We offer personalized, professional hearing care, like diagnostic evaluations, education, hearing aid repair, earwax removal, and custom earmoulds, along with making the most advanced hearing aid technology available at the best value to our clients in Truro and surrounding communities, ensuring that your hearing care solution fits your needs.
Provincial Hearing Services
537 Prince St
Truro, NS B2N 1E8
Mon: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tues: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thurs: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Your Better Hearing Journey Starts With A Comprehensive Hearing Assessment
One of the most troubling aspects of recognizing hearing loss involves the fact that it comes on at such a slow pace it is next to impossible to notice the day-to-day changes. Because of this, most people put off hearing tests because they don’t know they have a problem, or their hearing isn’t a healthcare priority.
About one out of ten Canadians (4 million people) have a hearing loss, including 6 out of 1000 children, which likely develop hearing loss due to the increased exposure to loud noise, without ever being aware that they’ve developed a problem.
Despite these sobering statistics, our health screening priorities tend toward regular dental and vision testing as well as having our blood pressure and cholesterol checked but ignore regular hearing assessments. Since hearing loss is a growing health concern, it has never been more important to schedule a quick, non-invasive, and simple hearing assessment with one of our hearing care professionals.
Find The Right Advanced Technology Hearing Aid To Fit Your Lifestyle
None of us aspire to or expect that we’ll have to wear hearing aids. In fact, when you think about wearing them, you probably get nervous, recalling those bulky, fastidious gadgets worn by your parents or grandparents.
Fortunately for us and future generations, modern hearing aids are nothing like those outdated devices due to advancements in micro-digital technology that have improved a wide range of digital devices, like your smartphone and television. Today’s hearing aids are smaller, lighter, provide more powerful sound processing with greater clarity, and are so discrete to wear that many of our patients tell us that their friends, coworkers, or neighbours have never noticed that they wear hearing aids.
Among the features of advanced technology hearing aids are larger, longer-lasting, rechargeable batteries, as well as the capability to link your hearing aids to your smartphone, television, computer, and other digital devices for an enhanced hearing experience. Above all, our hearing aid experts help guide you through the process of selecting and fitting your new hearing aids, along with providing ongoing follow-up care.
Improve Your Ear Health with Professional Earwax Removal
Cerumen, that yellowish substance that you often find coming out of your ears, is more commonly referred to as earwax. Though it is a hassle to deal with sometimes, earwax plays an important role in helping keep your ears healthy, providing moisture and removing dirt, debris, bacteria, fungus, or foreign objects from your ear canal.
Maintaining a delicate balance when it comes to dealing with earwax is critical because of the role it plays in helping keep your ears healthy. Too little earwax might cause itching, irritation, and infection in your ear canal, while too much can lead to buildup, muffled sound, aching, and disrupt hearing aid performance.
When the important natural process of earwax removal isn’t done right, you can do damage to your ear canal and eardrum with cotton swabs and other cleaning methods, impacting the wax and making your problems worse. The safest, most effective way to deal with earwax is to allow a professional with access to specialized equipment, techniques, and expertise to remove it for you.
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“Absolutely Amazing Service.”
Hearing loss gradually diminishes many of the sounds around us. It happens so slowly over time that the missing sounds are not obvious until one’s hearing is restored with hearing aids.
“I feel like a younger person.”
Al was struggling with his hearing loss and decided it was time to seek help. He turned to Provincial Hearing for his care, and needless to say he is thrilled with the results.
“I always recommend Provincial Hearing.”
Hearing loss has been a part of Janice’s life since childhood. However, it took many years before it was actually pinpointed as the reason for some of her behaviour in her early years.
“I can hear my wife better.”
Asking others to repeat themselves can get tiring and frustrating.
Gary was very familiar with this and notes his biggest concern about his hearing loss was, “I was saying ‘What?’ too many times to my wife.”
“Make an appointment.”
Harriet has had hearing challenges for several decades and knows the importance of keeping your hearing up to date with special care and technology.
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“The people are friendly, kind and knowledgeable.”
“I was very young when I had hearing loss,” she says. “Social interaction became unbearable due to not understanding what was being said around me. I waited 20 years to get hearing aids. I have had two different styles. In ear models and behind the ear. I prefer the latter, as it is less noticeable.”
“Do yourself a favour and talk to people who know the problems firsthand and can help.”
Gregory’s conversations were developing a pattern, and he knew it was something he had to change.
“Great company with good people!”
It’s been many years since Ferne sought treatment for her hearing loss – so long ago that she can’t remember exactly when, but she says, “I just knew that I needed to get help!”
“Just try it and see.”
Initially, Carol thought people were just messing around with her.
She recalls, “My family and co-workers were telling me that I didn’t hear things they said. At first, I thought they were being funny and teasing me.”