Our Staff

Dean Blount, HIS

Dean Blount, HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Dean is From Pasadena, CA and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from San Diego State University. He started in the hearing industry in 2005 and enjoys helping others and giving people and loved ones part of their lives back.

Dean’s hobbies and weekends are dominated by sports and grandkids.

“My job is never done. I always will be there to help.”

Collette Armendariz, PSC

Collette Armendariz, PSC

Patient Services Coordinator

Collette Armendariz is our patient services coordinator. She is originally from Glendale, California and moved to Carlsbad, California in 1991. Collette attended college and raised a family. She began working in the hearing aid industry at Advanced Hearing Care in July, 2016. “I was drawn to the profession to help others.”

What Collette loves most about helping save hearing lives is being able to reassure and encourage the patient that their quality of life will improve by hearing better! Collette strives and focuses on explaining to the patient how we are here for them 100% and we will do whatever it takes to engage them more with their world around them. Outside of saving hearing lives, Collette loves hobbies such as hanging out with her adult boys, running at the beach and volunteering at church.

Mike Gomez

Mike Gomez

Audio Technician

I love this industry because everyday we are changing hearing lives and that is self gratifying. Knowing that I’ve changed someones life and the lives around them.

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Customer Reviews

My previous audiologist made me cry when told me I’m about to become deaf and have to wear hearing aids for both ears right away after doing the test . It was a total shock because I am only 42 years old ( which is quite young for this issue)and...

Malous Moshtagh, on Google

Care was professional/complete and the staff most knowledgeable indeed! I would recommend them to anyone with a hearing issue.

Walt Nelson, on Google

I've been wearing their hearing aids for several years and have always had good quick response from the staff. I'm happy with them.

Jane Usatin, on Google

I am very satisfied with the service I am getting. Very convenient location, staff is extremely courteous. I have been encouraged to come in between regular appointments if I have any issues, which makes me feel comfortable. Stuart added "Auditorium" to my hearing aids to try to improve being able...

David Tedlow, on Google

I am very happy with my hearing aids. I received them on 5-13-21 and have worn them every day. I hear 100% better. Stuart Spencer was the person who fitted them. Very personable. I would recommend them to anyone.These hearing aids are made in the USA. In Minneapolis,Minn.

Patricia Maggard, on Google

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