Island Better Hearing - Melville

"Long Island's #1 Choice for Hearing Aids and Accessories"
1 Schwab Rd Ste 3 Melville, NY 11747
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We are offering curbside services 10AM-2PM, Mon-Fri for repairs, cleanings & supply pick-ups. We are available for tele-health appointments to program adjustments or give troubleshooting tips. Please leave a message by phone or email & we will contact you ASAP.

Clinic staff

Photo of Dr. Lori Trentacoste, AuD, CCC-A from Island Better Hearing - Melville

Dr. Lori Trentacoste

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Dr. Lori Trentacoste is Board Certified in Audiology (ABA) and has been a part of Island Better Hearing since her dad, Bob Trentacoste, began the practice back in 1971. Island Better Hearing is one of the oldest family owned and operated audiology and hearing aid dispensing practices in the tri- state area. Dr. Lori graduated with a Master’s degree from the University of Buffalo in 1986 and received her Doctorate in Audiology in 2010 from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

Dr. Lori loves what she does and her reviews show it!

This provider has NPI #1003909474 and is licensed in New York (#001009, #14000005148).
Photo of Dr. Tara Mazzone, AuD, CCC-A from Island Better Hearing - Melville

Dr. Tara Mazzone


Dr. Tara Mazzone holds a doctoral degree (Au.D) in Audiology from Arizona T. Still University in 2011. She also obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree from Queens College in 1998 and her Master’s Degree from Adelphi University in 2000. She is a New York State licensed Audiologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser. She maintains the Certificate of Clinical Competence, CCC-A, from the American Speech and Hearing Association, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, F-AAA. She is also Board Certified in Audiology from the American Board of Audiology.

Dr. Tara loves what she does as well and her patients love her!

Dr. Tara resides with her husband and two children on the south shore of Long Island. When not at Island Better Hearing she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Photo of Dr. Tracey Lynch, AuD, CCC-A from Island Better Hearing - Melville

Dr. Tracey Lynch


Dr. Tracey Lynch received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in 2002 in Communicative Sciences from the University of Maryland, her Masters of Science degree from Hunter College, CUNY in 2004 and her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University in 2008. She holds state licensure as an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser in New York, a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language Association (ASHA), and is Board Certified in Audiology from the American Board of Audiology. Dr. Tracey joined Island Better Hearing in 2014.

She strives to improve hearing in various listening environments by customizing hearing aid options to fit her patient’s needs and lifestyle demands. 

Dr. Tracey resides with her husband and two children on the north shore of Long Island. She enjoys taking her kids to the beach, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Clinic reviews

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Read 52 verified patient reviews for Island Better Hearing - Melville! Their average review score is 4.96 () from 52 reviews.

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“I have been been going to IBH for years and wouldn’t even think of getting my hearing aids from anywhere else. This is a very professional organization that always looks out for their customers (current and future). They look to solve any issues with my hearing aids in a friendly and timely manner. I can’t thank them enough for everything they’ve done for me!”

of Smithtown, NY   
08/25/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I’m a new resident of LI from Florida and not a patient. When my hearing aids did not work I-brought them to IBH and they checked and adjusted them. I asked for the charge and was told. No charge. We just cleaned them. Wow. Thanks ”

of Melville, NY   
08/24/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Amazing and friendly staff! Very thorough, patient and super helpful with getting hearing aids!! ”

of Islip, NY   
08/19/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I had to visit Island Better Hearing for a problem I was having with my hearing aid. I was so impressed with the caring manner and competency of the entire staff, I have to share my thoughts with future patients. I whole heartedly recommend Island Better Hearing to anyone needing audiology attention.”

of Melville, NY   
07/28/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“I have been a patient of Island Better Hearing for several years. My provider, Dr. Lori Trentacoste is a consummate professional. She is personable, caring, thorough, extremely knowledgeable and competent. Every visit to her office is an absolute pleasure, and one that I always look forward to. The office itself as well as all office procedures are very hygienic. I feel absolutely safe at Island Better Hearing. This is extremely important to me, especially so during these times of the Covid-19 pandemic. All the office staff personnel are pleasant, caring and efficient. Without any hesitation, I wholeheartedly recommend Island Better Hearing.”

of Centerport, NY   
07/26/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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Clinic details

About this hearing center

Island Better Hearing is your source for complete hearing care. Island Better Hearing is one of the oldest family owned and operated audiology and hearing aid dispensing practice in the tri-state area. From evaluations and amplification to protection and aftercare, we offer a comprehensive set of hearing services. Our knowledgeable staff will work hard to find the right solution to your hearing loss. We offer the latest in hearing technology and will use it to help improve your life through better hearing. 

We have two convenient locations to serve you better:

Island Better Hearing
1 Schwab Rd, # 3
Melville, NY

Island Better Hearing
205 E Main St
Huntington, NY

Hearing care services

Island Better Hearing offers a complete line of conventional, programmable and digital hearing aids for our patients as well as providing complete service and repair. 

In addition to dispensing hearing aids, we assist with recommendations regarding other devices to help patients better hear telephone and television conversation. We also custom fit water protection ear plugs for patients prone to infection, and sound protection plugs for musicians, hunters and others regularly exposed to damaging sound levels.

Hours of operation

Monday8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.