Shanna M Mortensen-Dewsnup, AuD - Doctor of Audiology in Peoria
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Shanna M Mortensen-Dewsnup, AuD

Doctor of Audiology in Peoria

Doctor of Audiology - University of Cincinnati
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  • Excellence Award
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology American Academy of Audiology Academy of Doctors of Audiology American Speech and Hearing Association

About Shanna

Dr. Shanna Mortensen-Dewsnup is licensed in Arizona as an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser. Dr. Mortensen-Dewsnup obtained her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, with an emphasis in Deaf Education, from Utah State University. She also studied at the University of Cincinnati where she was obtained her degree as a Doctor of Audiology. Dr. Mortensen-Dewsnup is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She specializes in difficult hearing aid fittings and hearing rehabilitation. Dr. Mortensen-Dewsnup has a passion for helping individuals and their families cope with hearing loss, and she finds joy in their success. Dr. Mortensen-Dewsnup grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where she graduated from North Canyon High School. She has two teenage boys. Her oldest son was born with a severe hearing loss and has been wearing hearing aids since birth. He inspired her to go into the field of audiology. In her free time, she loves to travel, restore old Volkswagens, and spend as much time as she can with her husband and two boys. Dr. Mortensen-Dewsnup and her husband Kevin started Happy Ears Hearing Center in January 2015. She also runs a parent support website for families of children with hearing loss found at

Expert Answers

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Which in-the-ear hearing aids are best for moderate-to-profound hearing loss? I'm a 45 year-old l...

Starkey and ReSound have great in-the-ear hearing aids that are made for individuals with your loss. They also make power custom hearing aids with stronger speakers so you do... Read more

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I have reverse slope hearing loss. I have a pair of Oticon OPN 1 hearing aids. My audiologist doe...

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My first set of hearing aids were Resound. When I lost one, I was told I needed two brand new Res...

It depends.. If your hearing aids were fairly new, you could replace the lost device with a new one under the warranty. If your hearing aids were already about 5 years old, it... Read more

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How do I get rid of the constant whistling sound from my hearing aids?

Your hearing aids should not whistle. Some common causes for whistling include wax buildup in the ear canals or a poor fitting earpiece. If your hearing aids haven't always... Read more


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Services Provided

Adult Hearing Evaluations

Pediatric Hearing Evaluations

Free Hearing Screenings

Adult Hearing Aid Fittings

Pediatric Hearing Aid Fittings

Earwax Removal

Otoacoustic Emission Evaluations

Musician's Earplugs

Cochlear Implant Adjustments

Unbundled Hearing Aid Pricing